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Latest Event Schedule

The Fukuoka Prize 2017 Award ceremony

Date
Thursday, September 21, 2017 (18:30-20:00)(Open/17:30)
Venue
ACROS Fukuoka Fukuoka Symphony Hall/1F

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Public Lectures

Public Lecture by Pasuk PHONGPAICHIT & Chris BAKER

Title
Of Love and Loss: Three Thai Literary Classics and their Human Messages Today
Date
Sunday, September 24, 2017 (11:00-13:00)
Venue
Main Hall, ELGALA HALL 8F

Public lecture will be held at Main Hall, ELGALA HALL by inviting Prof. Pasuk PHONGPAICHIT & Dr. Chris BAKER, laureates of the Grand Prize. Admission is free. We hope you will join us there.

Public Lecture by WANG Ming

Title
Research and Possibility of the Cooperation between China and Japan in EnvironmentalIssues: Today and the Future of Civil Society
Date
Saturday, September 23, 2017 (13:00-14:30)
Venue
Main Hall, ELGALA HALL 8F

Public lecture will be held at Main Hall, ELGALA HALL by inviting Prof. WANG Ming, laureate of the Academic Prize. Admission is free. We hope you will join us there.

Public Lecture by KONG Nay

Title
Cambodia’s Soul toward the Future: The World of Kong Nay’s Chapey Music
Date
Saturday, September 23, 2017 (16:00-17:30)
Venue
IMS Hall,IMS 9F

Public lecture will be held at IMS Hall by inviting Master. KONG Nay,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.
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.