Japan-related Event Calendar

This calendar has been established to keep people up to date on new and upcoming Japan-related cultural events in the Netherlands. Note: the Embassy of Japan does not accept any responsibility for the events registered, or any loss or damage resulting from the events registered in the calendar or from any reliance placed on the information in the Event Calendar.

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From March 24 onwards
Drive My Car


After his wife's unexpected death, Yusuke Kafuku, a renowned stage actor and director, receives an offer to direct a production of Uncle Vanya in Hiroshima. There, he begins to face the haunting mysteries his wife left behind. Release: March 24 2022. Director: Ryusuke Hamaguchi



10 - 15 May 2022
CinemAsia Film Festival


CinemAsia is the only pan-Asian film festival in The Netherlands. Since the start of its festival in 2003, Japanese cinema has always been an important component. This year, we present the latest works by Ryusuke Hamaguchi and Mamoru Hosoda, the thriller Missing, and the award-winning LGBTQ film Midnight Swan.

Timorplein 62

CinemAsia Film Festival



19 June 2022
Japan Festival 2022

After two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are finally able to organize the next Japan Festival on June 19, 2022 with this year’s theme “Reconnect for tomorrow” ! For more information, please check the website.

Stadsplein, Amstelveen

Japan Festival Foundation


3 July 2022
Japan Day

Japanese treasures under Dutch skies, where Japanese and western cultures meet in a beautiful authentic Japanese garden, called “Meeting of streams”. Japanese arts, crafts, food and drinks are waiting to be thoroughly enjoyed.

Hortus Overzee Den Helder, Japanese Garden
Soembastraat 83
Den Helder

Melany Tegelberg-Hart



Tel: 0223-614206

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