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The Fukuoka Prize 2016 Award ceremony

Date
Friday, September 16
Venue
ACROS Fukuoka

The 27th Fukuoka Prize award ceremony will be held at ACROS Fukuoka in 16 September 2016. Admission is free. We hope you will join us there.

Public Lectures

Public Lecture by A. R. RAHMAN

Title
From the Heart: The World of A.R. Rahman’s Music
Date
Saturday, September 17, 2016 (17:00-19:00)
Venue
Event Hall B2F, ACROS Fukuoka

Public lecture will be held at Event Hall B2F, ACROS Fukuoka by inviting Mr. A. R. RAHMAN, a laureate of the Grand Prize. Admission is free. We hope you will join us there.

Public Lecture by Ambeth R. OCAMPO

Title
Memory and Amnesia in Public History: Japan-Philippines Relations Revisited
Date
Sunday, September 18, 2016 (11:00-13:00)
Venue
Event Hall B2F, ACROS Fukuoka

Public lecture will be held at Event Hall B2F, ACROS Fukuoka by inviting Mr. Ambeth R. OCAMPO, a laureate of the Academic Prize. Admission is free. We hope you will join us there.

Public Lecture by Yasmeen LARI

Title
Emerging from Catastrophe: Lari's Barefoot Social Architecture
Date
Sunday, September 18, 2016 (14:00-16:00)
Venue
Event Hall B2F, ACROS Fukuoka

Public lecture will be held at Event Hall B2F, ACROS Fukuoka by inviting Ms. Yasmeen LARI, a laureate of the Art and Culture Prize. Admission is free. We hope you will join us there.

Latest Event Reports

Award Ceremony and related commemorative events including the public lectures are held every September.

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Award Ceremony
The Ceremony was held with the attendance of Their Imperial Highnesses Prince and Princess Akishino and Fukuoka residents.
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Public Lectures
Laureates introduced their ideas and thoughts on their specialized fields in their lectures, talks with panelists, and performances.
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School Visits
Laureates visited junior and senior high schools in Fukuoka City and had valuable interactions with the students.
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Other Events
Laureates shared their thoughts and views with local experts in their fields.

FAQs about Events

Are the parking lots available for visitors to attend the award ceremony?

Parking lots at the venue are unavailable when the award ceremony is held. There are several metered parking spaces around the venue, and visitors are encouraged to use public transportation.

I sent an application form, but I haven't received any reply from the committee yet.

When submitting your application, an automatic application confirmation message will be immediately sent to you from the Fukuoka Prize Committee. If you didn’t receive any reply message, there may be a few reasons;

  • Check your spam folder to see if your e-mail program or e-mail provider is filtering out our e-mails
  • Incorrect mail address or spam-blocking function of mobile phones (which restricts incoming e-mails only from designated domains or e-mail addresses) might have caused the error

In most cases, the applications are successfully made even if the applicants don’t receive the confirmation mails. Please call the toll-free phone number before you try to complete the application again.

I applied for the award ceremony, but I have not yet received the entry ticket(s).

The entrance ticket(s) for the event will be mailed to the address provided at the time of the application. In case you do not receive the ticket(s) one week prior to the event, please call the toll-free phone number (Japanese only). 

Please read the FAQs about Events that may answer your questions before you contact us.