Meet Up ECoC!European Capital of Culture

Meet Up ECoC!European Capital of Culture


Meet Up ECoC! is a collection of portfolios of Japanese artists/Japan-based artists for the European Capital of Culture (ECoC), a prominent art project on the global level which invites artists from all over the world including Japan. Every year, the title cities have a numerous cultural project throughout the year.

This platform was created to help make direct communications between artists and ECoCs, organizers, curators to produce each project.

European Capitals of Culture (ECoC) / local organizers can…

  • find interesting Japanese artists/ Japan-base artists.
  • search for artists by name, genre, and keyword.
  • get a contact address and CVs of artists.
  • reach artists’ official websites and SNSs for further information.
  • post information about the Open Calls.

Artists can…

  • create a simple portfolio in English.
  • appeal your activities to ECoC and organizers abroad.
  • showcase images or videos of your representative works.
  • lead viewers to your website or SNSs, to provide more details about works and activities.
  • ask a support to promote your activities via EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee’s newsletter and SNSs.
  • receive the information about the Presentation & Networking events.

What we support:

EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee supports programs and the preparatory visit to Europe and Japan by three different schemes.

  • Grant for programs
  • Research Travel Support
  • Mobility Support “Passport Program”

To find out the details and application procedure, please visit the official website of EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee