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2017.03.06 | Report

Japanese Cooking Class lectured by ‘Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador’ was held in Bangkok !

On February 9, 2017, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries held a cooking class called “A Cooking Class for Japanese Cuisine / Japanese Food Culture” at Kasetsart University in Bangkok, Thailand. ...more detail

2017.03.06 | Report

Washoku World Challenge 2016 A Japanese cooking contest for international chefs was over

TOKYO, Japan, December 20, 2016 —On December 15 the final round of Washoku World Challenge 2016, a Japanese cooking contest for international chefs hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, was held in Tokyo ...more detail

2017.02.28 | Report

The Taste of Japan Honorary Award Ceremony Held in Madrid and Washington D.C. A great opportunity to promote Japanese cuisines / ingredients

On February 7, 2017, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries held the Taste of Japan Honorary Award ceremony in Washington D.C. in the U.S. ...more detail

2016.12.06 | Report

Japan Vietnam Festival (JVF) in Ho Chi Min were held on Nov 19 and 20 !

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) run the booth to promote Japanese culinary and culture at the JVF 2016. The two-day festival had approximately 220,000 visitors in total. ...more detail

2016.11.16 | Report

Savor Japan ~Explore Regional Flavors~ In this year 2016 round, 5 areas were given the Savor Japan certification through the approval committee that was organized by the Ministry.

Regional areas where you can enjoy the best of Japanese dining and discover things related to foods , are certified as “Savor Japan” by the Minister of Ministry Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...more detail

2016.11.14 | Report

Parisians Enjoy the Charm of Japanese Teas!

Together with an opening event of “The Japan Store” at MITSUKOSHI ISETAN, a several number of events were held at Paris – Japan Culture Center (Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris) for two days from September 30 to October 1, to deliver the attractiveness of Japanese tea to local Parisians. ...more detail

2016.11.14 | Report

From Cannes to the world - the charm of Japanese cuisines is delivered! Report on mipcom, the world’s biggest international entertainment contents market

Over the four days between October 17 (Mon) – 20 (Thu), 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) introduced the special edition of an animation titled “Sushi & Beyond: What the Japanese Know About Cooking”, which was produced for a promotional purpose for Japanese cuisines and its culture, at the International Entertainment Contents Market held in Cannes, France. This contents market is the world’s largest that attracts a total of 14,000 journalists from 108 countries. The main venue shown in the above image is called “Palais des Festivals et des Congrès of Cannes”, the same venue as the Cannes Film Festival! For the first time in the 39-year history, Japan was selected as the Country of Honor, which leads the whole event. The market saw different events including conferences that introduce the contents of Japan. ...more detail

2016.10.20 | Report

TASTE OF JAPAN in New York was held.

An event called “TASTE OF JAPAN in New York: Savor the Culture of Earth & Sea” was held on September 21, 2016 (New York local time) at Carnegie Hall in New York, a city being at the forefront of global trends and cultures. The enlightening event, which theme is the attractiveness of Japanese cuisines and Japanese culture, distributed the attractiveness of Japanese cuisines and Japanese culture. ...more detail

2016.09.02 | Report

Sushi chefs in the world compete for skills "WORLD SUSHI CUP® JAPAN2016" was over.

The “WORLD SUSHI CUP® JAPAN2016” was held at Tokyo Big Sight on August 18, 19, hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan. This is a once a year chance to compete for talents with sushi chefs from around the world. (Held the fourth time this year) ...more detail

2016.08.30 | Report

Taste of Japan in Rio de Janeiro was held.

During the Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic, "Taste of Japan in Rio de Janeiro" which transmit the appeal of Japanese cuisine and food culture was held on August 17 in "Tokyo2020 JAPAN HOUSE“. ...more detail

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