Japan Week is an international cultural exchange program, dedicated to all things Japanese to spur tourism to Japan. The objective of Japan Week is to promote Japanese art and culture and create a mutual understanding and friendship with host countries. Japan Week is created in a collaboration between the International Friendship Foundation (IFF) and the host city.

From the 21st to the 26th of October, Japan Week is in Helsinki. There will be approximately 1000 Japanese visitors in Helsinki to introduce different aspects of Japanese culture. The week will be filled with stage performances, exhibitions, workshops, introduction of Japanese local culture, sports programs, exchange programs and educational programs. Exact details about the event are not yet available, but stay tuned and we will let you know.

For more information about Japan Week, visit the IFF Japan website and VisitHelsinki

Below is a video from the Kamui Sword Masters. They will be having two performances in the Savoy theater during Japan Week. This and more is coming to Helsinki and remember, all performances are free of charge.