Yokohama hosting events as "Culture City of E. Asia"

This year makes the first year of the “Culture City of East Asia” project, which was agreed on by cultural affairs ministers from Japan, China and South Korea last year. The aim of the project is to promote understanding and a sense of unity among the three nations, said Kimiyoshi Matsumoto, a Yokohama city official in charge of the project. “It was Japan that first proposed making something like the European Capital of Culture’ in Asia,” he said, referring to the cultural exchange project by the European Union…READ MORE

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