Japan Month 2024

September-October 2024 has been designated as 'Japan Month' with the objective of advancing bilateral relations between India and Japan across multiple areas, including politics, security, economics and culture. Many events focusing on trade, investment, culture, people-to-people exchanges and other fields including seminars, symposia, exhibitions, etc., will be organized.

The Embassy extends invitations to companies and organizations to participate in the Japan Month. Kindly register in accordance with the guidelines below if you are interested in further deepening Japan-India relations. For details on application, please refer to the 'Participation Guidelines'.

Once the registration of an event is successfully completed, the Embassy will extend various supports including advertising the event through Embassy’s website and social media. For further details, please refer to the section ‘After registration.'

[Event Information]

Event Dates Place of the Event Event name (click the event name for more details) Organiser
7th Jul - 24th November PAN India in Various cities JKAWF INDIA Kyu Rank Promotion Test in Japan Month JKAWF INDIA  and all member Dojos [ Event convenor and coordinator - JKA KARNATAKA (State body of JKAWF INDIA in Karnataka ] 
7th Jul - 30th Aug Online Japan On Canvas 2024 - 10th National Level Painting Competition for School Children Experience Japan
10th July Mumbai : Nehru Center, Worli, Mumbai India Japan Business Conference Indo-Japan Business Council (IJBC)
12th July Online (YouTube) 3rd Japan Career Promotion Forum INDIA Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
16th July [4:00 pm to 7:00 pm] Ahmedabad Management Association, ATIRA Premises, IIMA Road, Ahmedabad 380 015, Gujarat. Symposium on “Japanese Work Culture: The Suzuki Way” Indo-Japan Friendship Association, Gujarat (in collaboration with Japan Cultural Centre, Japan Information & Study Centre and Zen-Kaizen at the Ahmedabad Management Association)
31st Jul - 2nd August The Park Hyderabad Jade Jubilations (Ikebana demonstration and Workshops) Hyderabad Chapter of the Ohara School of Ikebana
5th August Bengaluru Japan-India Innovation Pitch JETRO Bengaluru
10th August Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark, Kolkata  26th Nihongo Quiz The Nihongo Kaiwa Kyookai Society (supported by the Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata)
21st Aug - 30th Aug Delhi, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bangalore Learn In Bharat Program 2024 Suzuki Innovation Centre
30th August to 10th September Japan Foundation, New Delhi Visions of Japan: Cultural Mosaic Lokesh Tuli, in collaboration with the Japan Foundation
2nd September to 6th September Two municipal primary schools in the West Delhi Photo Exhibition on Japan & Cultural Session in Government schools of Delhi Ship for World Youth Alumni Association -India
2nd September to 17th September  Four Municipal Corporation Primary School and Open Schools in the slums of West Delhi Hope for Peace - 1000 ORIZURU by primary school students in the memory of Sadako Sasaki’ Ship for World Youth Alumni Association -India
4th Sep, 11am - 12:15 pm
5th Sep, 10:30 am to 12:00 am
4th Sep; CD Deshmukh Auditorium, India International Centre, Max Muellar Marg, New Delhi 110003
5th Sep; ‘Chaitya’, ITC Maurya Hotel, Sardar Patel Marg, New Delhi
Demonstration of Ikebana by Master Instructor from Japan, Ms Misei Ishikawa Sogetsu School of Ikebana New Delhi
5th Sep - 6th Sep Online MCIND Forum - Beyond Boundaries: Navigating Innovations in 2024 - Mitsui Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd.
6th September Jawaharlal Nehru University JICA Chair Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
14th September Chennai Japanese Night Vol.12 Consulate-General of Japan in Chennai and Japanese Language Schools in South India 
15th September Gurugram YOGA Event Japan Association Delhi
Mid-September Ahmedabad,  Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, and Bhavnagar Harmony of Cultures: A Japanese-Indian Cultural Fusion Society for Japanese Learners of India
23 - 24 September Faridabad, Haryana "International Symposium on India-Japan Partnership Towards Innovation and Sustainability: A Roadmap for Viksit Bharat" Department of Economics, School of Behavioural and Social Science, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies
During Sep (tentative) Hyderabad Kenjutsu (Kendo & Iaido) Seminar Kendo India
During Sep (tentative) Delhi Japan Travel Fair (tentative) JNTO Delhi Office
During Sep (tentative) Delhi Mela!Mela! Anime Japan!! (tentative) Mela!Mela! Anime Japan!! Executive Committee (tentative)
During Sep Guwahati India-Japan Education Conclave Indo-Japan Business Council (IJBC)
4th-6th Oct
4th;  Inauguration of Exhibition followed by Fusion Dance Evening
5-6th; Photo Exhibition & Film Screening to continue
Ahmedabad Management Association, ATIRA Premises, IIMA Road, Ahmedabad 380 015, Gujarat. SHOWCASE ON DANCE FESTIVALS OF JAPAN - Photo-Film Exhibition and Indo-Japanese Fusion Dance Evening In Commemoration of Gujarat's Navratri Indo-Japan Friendship Association, Gujarat 
4th-12th October JAPAN FOUNDATION DELHI  BEYOND JAPAN ART EXHIBITION  Gallery Kasagi Kamakura Japan
ConnectIndia Tokyo Japan
19th October Golden Greens Golf Club, Sector 79, Gurugram, Haryana 122002  Japan-India Maitri Golf Cup 2024
(Previous event)
Asian Community News (ACN) Network , Gurugram
19th Oct The Grand New Delhi, Delhi India Japan India Universities Forum Japan Science and Technology Agency
26th October Kolkata, online Platform: Google Meet Indo Japanese Relation - Traditional & Present Scenario Kolkata Society for Asian Studies
11th November - 14th November Tagore International School  Nihon Matsuri Tagore International School 
16th and 17th November Pune-Okayama Friendship Garden, Sinhagad Road, Pune, Maharashtra Konnichiwa Pune - the cultural festival symbolising Indian and Japanese cultural togetherness Indo-Japan Business Council (IJBC)
18th Nov - 22nd Nov (tentative) Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru Japan Roadshow & Seminar (tentative) JNTO Delhi Office
Distribute 4 time in Japan months. Exact date has not finalized.  Andheri Mumbai  Bollywood world(ボリウッドの世界) Akino & Firdaus by TCIS
One time in every month (distribution) Online Newsletter for Travel agent and Corporate, Press Release for Media JNTO Delhi Office
Throughout the year Online Dispatch of Information about Japan Tourism (FB) JNTO Delhi Office


[Participation Guidelines]


Kindly fill this form to register an event for the Japan Month by providing event description and other information. (Questions can also be submitted using this form).

Please review the following points before applying:

1. The event should contribute to the deepening of India-Japan relations. The events should primarily be held in September or October 2024*
 *Events scheduled before September 2024 or after October 2024 are also acceptable. 
  However, please apply as early as possible, at least one month prior to the event.

2. Events can be organized anywhere in India (events outside India are not eligible).

3. Application and registration is free.

4. You may apply even if a few details of your event are tentative. Further, please note that there is an internal review after the submission of the application (see 'After application' for details).

5. If you need to make any changes to the contents of an already submitted application, please indicate in the 'General Inquiry about Japan Month' section at the end of a new form, indicating that the current submission is an amendment to the previous application.

6. After the event, please complete the questionnaire. (Ex: the number of visitors to the event)
7. By submitting your application, you pledge to comply with the following:
(1) Not to implement any project that offends public order and morals.
(2) Not to implement any project that violates or may violate the laws and regulations of Japan or India.
(3) Not to implement any project that does not align with the goal of promoting friendly relations between Japan and India.
(4) Not to implement any project that aims to propagate a particular principle, political statement or religion.
(5) The applicant must not be an anti-social force and must not have any relationship with anti-social elements.

<After Application>

1. Once the application has been submitted, the Embassy of Japan will conduct an internal review before registration.
(1) The Embassy staff may contact the applicant to ask and confirm the purpose and details of the event. Tentative details about the event such as timing and content might also be considered for registration.
(2) The registration may be declined if the target audience of the event is extremely limited, if the content of the event is considered to be merely an advertisement for an individual company or in case the purpose or target of the event is unclear.
2. Once the internal review has been completed, the Embassy staff will contact the person in charge of the registered event by e-mail with the results of the review.
3. If you wish to make any amendments to your application after the internal review, please submit a new application form and indicate the same in the 'General Inquiry about Japan Month' section at the end of the application form, mentioning that “amendments have been made after the completion of the internal review.


[After Registration]

1. Once your project has been approved, the Embassy will send you the Japan Month logo by email along with the “Terms of Use.” The event organizers can use the logo on social media for advertising.

2.  The event outline will be posted on the Embassy of Japan's website and SNS accounts.


<Supports from the Embassy>

1. The Embassy will respond to requests for consultations regarding the implementation of the event.
2. The Embassy will extend its cooperation for the success of the event. For instance, it will ensure the attendance of either an official/s from our mission or request the Indian Government to send a high-level official to the event.
3. The Embassy will also assist you in selecting the venue for the event.
4. The Embassy will facilitate your communication with other companies and organizations for event collaborations.
5. Please note that the Embassy of Japan will not be able to provide any financial support or human resources, regardless of the nature of the event.