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International Mathematical Union (IMU) awarding the Fields Medal, Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize, and others announced to present the Chern Medal that is awarded to an individual whose accomplishments warrant the highest level of recognition for outstanding achievements in the field of mathematics to Dr. Masaki Kashiwara, the 2018 Kyoto Prize laureate in Basic Sciences, Project Professor, Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University. Dr. Kashiwara is the first Japanese winner.
The World Ballet Festival run in every three years started at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan in August 1, 2018. The approximate 40 stars of the ballet world are coming from the respective world cities into Japan.
Toyota Physical and Chemical Research Institute (TPCRI) (Aichi, Japan) established the Hiroo INOKUCHI Hall in May, 2018 in honor of Dr. Hiroo Inokuchi who has made significant contributions to the progress of science and technology in Japan and the development of Toyota Physical and Chemical Research Institute.
“Marcel Grossmann Award” is presented to individuals and institutions that have made outstanding contribution in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Dr. Rashid Sunyaev, Astrophysicist amid others received the 2018 Marcel Grossmann Award during the 15th Marcel Grossmann Meeting in Rome, Italy, July 1-7, 2018.
An Exhibition “Isamu Noguchi: From Sculpture to Body and Garden” will be opened on July 14, 2018 at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Hatsudai, Tokyo.
The Masterworks in Posters from the Collection of Toshifumi Makita “Kurosawa Travels around the World” is on the exhibition until September 23 at the National Film Archive of Japan (NFAJ), Kyobashi, Tokyo. This is a special program to celebrate the opening of the NFAJ and it has been 20 years since Kurosawa passed away.
Dr. Karl Deisseroth (Neuroscientist, Stanford University) the 2018 Kyoto Prize laureate in Advanced Technology visited Kyoto for participating in the international conference on July 2, 2018.
The Press Conference of new product of Noh “Okinomiya” was held at the workshop: Tsukikobo in Sagano, Kyoto on June 29, 2018. Fukumi Shimura, Dyeing and Weaving Artist, disclosed her remembrance of a writer Michiko Ishimure who was her close friend over 30 years, and exhibited a Noh costume that she newly made as a dedication work for Ishimure.
Cecil Taylor passed away on April 5, 2018 at the age of 89.
Just a month after his February Kyoto tour of “Special Workshop” and Gala “A World of John Neumeier,” we’ve got happy news from Hamburg, Germany.
On February 6, the BBVA Foundation in Spain announced “Frontiers of Knowledge Award” went to Dr. Peter Grant and Dr. Rosemary Grant, Evolutionary Biologists of Princeton University in the United States.
On January 11, 2018, NNTT: New National Theatre Tokyo announced the 2018/2019 Productions.