Opening Japan Square Film Festival in Ghent

On 22 March, Ambassador Mikami attended the opening of the Japan Square Film Festival at the Stadio Scoop in Ghent. The Ambassador congratulated the city of Ghent and all staff members involved on the opening of the festival, reaffirming the Embassy's support to the Ghent-Kanazawa sister city relations.

The festival presents a selection of high quality and diverse Japanese films and is granted by the Japan Foundation Japanese. The opening was marked by the screening of 'Okiku and the World', which was selected for the 52nd International Film Festival Rotterdam. The event turned out to be a great success with the hall being filled to capacity. People enjoyed socialising with new and old friends afterwards. The Japan Square Film Festival in Gent was held until 26 March.

Ambassador at Japan Square Luc Van Haute at Japan Square Studio Skoop Gent