06 Oct '11, 3pm

#cultural #japan

#cultural #japan

Today, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan has adopted “COOL JAPAN tactics promotional project” which supports Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) in overseas market cultivation of Japanese cultural business. The Cool Japan Projects 2011 for Singapore begins today with its three key focus areas -“Food from Tohoku”, “Fashion” and “Content business”. The opening event which began today evening in ION Sky saw Senior Vice Minister Tadahiro Matsushita from Japan, Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry, and Mr Chan Chun Sing, Acting Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports and Minister of State for Information, Communications and the Arts. Special guests Midori Kuzuok (model) and Kumi-ken, a rock band with Japanese traditional instruments attended the event as well. The Cool Japan Month will be based in Singapore for transmitting informa...

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