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French representative museum “Pompidou Centre” celebrates 40th anniversary on January 31, 2017.
Ars Shimura Exhibition of the 2016 graduation works “I dye; I weave; I wear” is open to the public at the Kyoto International Community House – Japanese style annex (Higashiyama, Kyoto) from Feb.16 through 19.
IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) announced that Dr. Takeo Kanade Roboticist; the 2016 Kyoto Prize laureate in Advanced Technology had been named the 2017 recipient of the IEEE Founders Medal.
“Isamu Noguchi Light Exhibits” is open to the public at the “Glass Pyramid” in the Moerenuma park, Sapporo, Hokkaido till March 5, 2017.
On January 4, 2017, Mr. John Neumeier receives a Lifetime Achievement Award for his dedication to the education in dance and for his long collaboration with Prix de Lausanne. Congratulations!
Dr. Michel Mayor (Astrophysicist) was announced to receive 2017 Wolf Prize in physics. The Prize is well-known as international award. Dr. Mayor will receive the prize on June at Jerusalem, Israel.
Dr. Ohsumi (Molecular Cell Biologist, the 2012 Kyoto Prize laureate in Basic Sciences) was selected as a recipient of the Order of Culture.
On October 9, Mr. Andrzej Wajda, the acclaimed Polish director, passed away at 90. He just released “Powidoki” (English title: Afterimage), which was based on the life of ill-fated artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski.
Congratulations on winning this year’s Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.
On September 12, Keio University announced the 21st Keio Medical Science Prize laureates, and Dr. Tasuku Honjo (Medical Scientist, Professor of Kyoto University, 2016 Kyoto Prize laureate in Basic Sciences) was selected.
The statistical sciences widely contributes to the latest sciences and technologies, such as the analysis of big data, data science or AI (Artificial Intelligence).
Tamasaburo Bando V turned a recipient of the 72nd Japan Art Academy Award by activity and performance of representative female Kabuki role. Tamasaburo furthermore received the Imperial Award which is given to the most excellent person. The presentation ceremony is held at Japan Art Academy Hall (Taito-ku Tokyo) in June 13.