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Latest Event Schedule

The Fukuoka Prize 2018 Award ceremony

Date
Thursday, September 20, 2018 (18:30-20:00)(Open/18:00)
Venue
ACROS Fukuoka,  Fukuoka Symphony Hall/1F

Click to get more details about the latest event schedule, such as Award Ceremony, Public Lectures.

Public Lectures

Public Lecture by JIA Zhangke

Title
The Core of Jia Zhangke’s Work: Capturing “Contemporary” China in Film
Date
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 (18:30-21:30)
Venue
United Cinema CANAL CITY 13

Public Lecture by SUEHIRO Akira

Title
Forty Years of My Study on Asian Economy: From Catch-up Industrialization to Digital Economy
Date
Saturday, September 22, 2018 (11:00-13:00)
Venue
Science Hall, FUKUOKA CITY SCIENCE MUSEUM 6F

Public Lecture by Teejan Bai

Title
The World of Pandavani: A Narrative Singing of the Mahabharata, the Ancient Indian Epic
Date
Saturday, September 22, 2018 (16:00-18:00)
Venue
Science Hall, FUKUOKA CITY SCIENCE MUSEUM 6F

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.