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  • The Embassy of Japan in Vietnam and the Consulates-General of Japan in HCMC are calling for entries from Vietnamese enthusiastic Manga artists for the 5th International Manga Award. (Deadline: 31 August 2011).

    The International MANGA Award was established to share Japanese pop culture and to help promote understanding of Japan. It was created to honor MANGA artists who have contributed to the promotion of MANGA overseas. This is the fifth such award, the selection of which was officially decided to be carried out at the fifth International MANGA Award Executive committee who held on 5 July 2011.

    The Golden Prize of the 5th International MANGA Award will be given to the best MANGA from all the entries and three distinguished works will receive the Silver Prize.

    In addition, the Japan Foundation will invite the prize winners to Japan to attend the award ceremony. They will also have meeting with Japanese MANGA artists and visit publishing companies, etc., in Japan.

    For more information and the conditions for the entry, please download the Guidlines of Application: – English – Vietnamese Or visit the site of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Japan at: – Japanese

    – English

————————————————————————————————————————————————— Ms. Nha (098-293-9314) / Mr. Yoshioka (0123-384-4138) The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam

27 Quang Trung, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam TEL 04-3944-7419 www.jpf.org.vn