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Date Category Title
02/19 AMBASSADOR Japan supports WCO (World Customs Organization)’s Capacity Building Initiative for Customs
02/14 AMBASSADOR Visit to the port of Zeebrugge and the city of Bruges
02/06 AMBASSADOR His Majesty the Emperor’s Birthday Reception
02/06 AMBASSADOR Japan Booth at Brussels Holiday Fair
01/24 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Daikin Europe - Ostend Factory
01/23 AMBASSADOR Reception to Strengthen Cooperation with Sister Cities
01/21 AMBASSADOR Opening ceremony of the new manufacturing line at Genk plant of Nitto Belgium
01/15 AMBASSADOR Conferment Ceremony of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays on Ms. Atsuko Bersma, Senior Instructor of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana (2019 Autumn Conferment of Decorations)
01/09 EMBASSY Comment by the Minister of Justice about the press conference held by the defendant Carlos Ghosn (2)
01/09 EMBASSY Comment by the Minister of Justice about the press conference held by the defendant Carlos Ghosn (1)

Date Category Title
12/20 AMBASSADOR Benefit Concert at Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel
12/04 AMBASSADOR Participation to RIKEN / KU Leuven Joint Symposium
11/30 AMBASSADOR The 28th Japanese Speech Contest in Belgium
11/28 AMBASSADOR Visit of the Ambassador to Antwerp
11/27 AMBASSADOR Courtesy visit on Governor of Flemish Brabant and visit to Imec
11/27 EMBASSY "Manyo no Kokoro" Concert
11/26 AMBASSADOR Lecture at ULB
11/21 EMBASSY EXCELLANGUES
11/20 AMBASSADOR Opening ceremony of the NTT Client Innovation Center (CIC) in Belgium
11/10 EMBASSY Ginkgo Tree Planting Ceremony in Ghent
11/03 MOFA 2019 Autumn Conferment of Decorations
11/02 AMBASSADOR Belgian Judo Championship 2019
10/25 AMBASSADOR Existence Opening Reception
10/19 AMBASSADOR Aikido Demonstration Show
10/12 AMBASSADOR Sogetsu School Ikebana Expo
09/25 AMBASSADOR “SEI & DOU” Opening Reception
09/15 AMBASSADOR Team Belgium Run to Tokyo 2019
09/13 AMBASSADOR Opening of Yasujiro Ozu Anthology Film Festival
09/02 EMBASSY “Transient Landscapes” Opening Reception
08/14 EMBASSY Shogi Workshop
08/08 EMBASSY Japanese Storytelling Event
08/01 EMBASSY Koto, Sax and Piano Concert & Workshop
07/27 EMBASSY Visit to Charleroi by Himeji Junior High School Students
06/28 EMBASSY Ichitaro Wadaiko Concert
06/13 AMBASSADOR Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Ticket Sales Press Conference
06/04 EMBASSY Tsugaru shamisen concert by Keisho Ono
05/23 AMBASSADOR Reception for the Accession to the Throne of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan
05/16 AMBASSADOR Ikebana Lecture and Demonstration
05/10 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Japanese Library Collection of the French-language Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Attendance of Exhibition Opening at Musee L
05/10 EMBASSY Opening of the Exhibition “Return of Horse Bone”
05/02 EMBASSY Book of Celebration for the Accession to the Throne of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan
04/27 AMBASSADOR French-Language Haiku Contest Award Ceremony
04/19 AMBASSADOR Easter Tournament Wheelchair Basketball
04/14 AMBASSADOR Lommel Judo Championship
04/06 AMBASSADOR All Belgian Kendo Federation 50th Anniversary Ceremony
04/04 AMBASSADOR Lecture of Ambassador Hayashi at University of Liege: “Japan and Belgium: Different Nations with Common Challenges”
04/03 EMBASSY Etterbeek Junior High School Visit to the JICC
03/30 AMBASSADOR Opening Japanese Garden in Hasselt
03/28 AMBASSADOR Gathering Reception of the Former Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Students together with JET and MIRAI Program participants
03/27 EMBASSY Kita-Kyushu Academy Children’s Choir Concert
03/20 AMBASSADOR Opening Japan Square Film Festival in Ghent
03/19 MINISTER Flanders Foreign Investment Trophy 2019 (Lifetime Achievement Trophy for Daikin Europe)
03/15 MINISTER Inauguration of an Anechoic Chamber of AGC
03/11 EMBASSY Visit by the Institut Alexandre Herlin to the JICC
03/08 AMBASSADOR Fukko Concert
03/08 AMBASSADOR Japan supports WCO (World Customs Organization)’s Counter-Terrorism Initiative for Asian Countries
02/28 EMBASSY “Yumemigsua” Opening Reception
02/15 AMBASSADOR Lecture by novelist Keiichiro Hirano and welcome reception
02/14 AMBASSADOR Paralympic Sports Awards ceremony
02/13 AMBASSADOR Opening of the exhibition "VOICE AND SOUNDWAVES. The Japanese scene" by Japanese contemporary artists
02/07 AMBASSADOR Reception for “Sake Selection” award winning Sakes
02/07 EMBASSY Japan Booth at Brussels Holiday Fair
01/24 AMBASSADOR Reception to Strengthen Cooperation with Sister Cities
01/21 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Brussels Motor Show of 2019
01/21 AMBASSADOR BJA New Year cocktail reception
01/21 MOFA Entry into force of the new Tax Convention between Japan and the Kingdom of Belgium on January 19, 2019

Date Category Title
12/21 MOFA Entry into force of the new Tax Convention between Japan and the Kingdom of Belgium
12/06 AMBASSADOR Lecture of Ambassador Hayashi organised by Belgium-Japan Association & Chamber of Commerce (BJA)
12/06 EMBASSY Around the Mount Fuji
12/05 AMBASSADOR Inauguration of Nemo Link Project
11/28 AMBASSADOR 85th Birthday of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan
11/24 AMBASSADOR The 27th Japanese Speech Contest in Belgium
11/23 EMBASSY EXCELLANGUES
11/12 AMBASSADOR Foreign Minister’s Commendation for Ms. Fabienne L’Hoost, Director General of the Belgian Foreign Trade Agency
11/09 AMBASSADOR Opening of “Hiroshima – Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition” and Testimony of an Atomic Bomb Victim
11/08 AMBASSADOR “International Network Lunch Japan” organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Walloon Brabant
11/08 AMBASSADOR “Links Week” Celebrating Japan in Euroclear
11/08 EMBASSY Opening Exhibition “Calligraphy Mission” by Sanmu Kunisada
11/03 EMBASSY Belgian Judo Championship 2018
10/30 EMBASSY Tempei Nakamura Piano Concert
10/23 AMBASSADOR Lecture of Ambassador Hayashi at the ULB
10/03 AMBASSADOR Foreign Minister Commendation for Mayor of Ghent Termont
10/02 AMBASSADOR Completion Ceremony of Nippon Shokubai Europe’s new production facilities
09/27 AMBASSADOR Conferment Ceremony of the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Rays on Mrs. Odette Cornet - De Winter (2018 Spring Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals)
09/19 AMBASSADOR Visit to the City of Ostend and economic facilities
09/18 AMBASSADOR Yakishime – Earth Metamorphosis Exhibition Opening
09/14 AMBASSADOR Kenji Mizoguchi Retrospective Film Festival Opening
09/13 AMBASSADOR Daikin Europe’s 45th Anniversary Celebration
09/12 EMBASSY Inauguration of ICO new office building
09/08 EMBASSY Saga Goryu Belgium-Luxemburg Branch Founding 30th Anniversary Ceremony
08/30 EMBASSY Late Summer Sound
08/27 AMBASSADOR Ikebana International 9th European Regional Conference
08/23 EMBASSY Waterloo Youth Exchange
08/13 EMBASSY Blankenberge Youth Exchange
08/03 EMBASSY Reception for the Port of Nagoya promotion
07/30 AMBASSADOR Congratulations to the Belgian National Football Team (No. 8)
07/27 MISSION TO NATO New Establishment of the Mission of Japan to NATO
07/27 MISSION TO NATO Message from Ambassador of Japan to NATO
07/12 EMBASSY "Japanese Toys and Games" Exhibition
06/29 EMBASSY NEO-音欧 (Taiko – Shakuhachi - Koto, Shamisen) Concert
06/27 AMBASSADOR Reception in honour of the sistership between Quartier Louise, Brussels and Sakae-machi Shopping District, Nagoya
06/24 AMBASSADOR Run to Tokyo2018
06/11 AMBASSADOR Ikebana Lecture and Demonstration
06/07 EMBASSY Violin & Piano Concert
06/04 EMBASSY Vilvoorde World Cup Street Event
06/01 EMBASSY Opening Exhibition “FUGAKUMUGEN”
05/29 AMBASSADOR Opening of Nipro European Headquarters & Institute for Medical Practice (iMEP)
05/25 AMBASSADOR Screening of Silent Film “Orochi” by Benshi Narrator Ichiro Kataoka
05/16 EMBASSY Opening Exhibition “Reincarnation” by Masako Jin
05/15 EMBASSY Joli-Bois Primary School Visit to the JICC
05/13 EMBASSY Matsuri Hoboken
04/29 AMBASSADOR 2018 Spring Conference of Decoration on Foreign Nationals
04/27 AMBASSADOR Courtesy Call to H.E. Deputy Prime Minister Kris Peeters
04/24 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Seafood Expo Global 2018
04/23 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Governor of the Province of Limburg
04/17 AMBASSADOR Opening Exhibition “Midnight Minotoro Machine” by Aki Kuroda
04/08 AMBASSADOR International Soeverein Judo Cup in Lommel
03/28 EMBASSY Etterbeek Junior High School Visit to the JICC
03/27 AMBASSADOR Football Match Japan vs. Ukraine
03/25 AMBASSADOR Cherry Blossom Festival at the Japanese Garden in Hasselt
03/22 EMBASSY Rakugo Performance
03/21 AMBASSADOR Fujitsu Blockchain Innovation Centre Launch
03/15 AMBASSADOR Proclamation Haiku Contest 2017-2018
03/05 AMBASSADOR Visit to Kanazawa by Ambassador Hayashi
02/27 EMBASSY Flanders Foreign Investment Trophy 2018 for Kaneka Belgium
02/21 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Antwerp World Diamond Centre
02/20 AMBASSADOR Japan supports WCO (World Customs Organization)’s Counter-Terrorism Initiative for African Countries
02/12 EMBASSY Japanese Culture Introduction Event at Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
02/09 AMBASSADOR Conferment Ceremony of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette on Mr. Tanguy Van Overstraeten (2017 Autumn Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals)
02/07 AMBASSADOR Lunch-Conference at VOKA East Flanders
02/07 EMBASSY NHK World Screening of “The Lost Hokusai” and “Kurara – the Dazzling Life of Hokusai’s Daughter”
02/01 EMBASSY Japan Booth at Brussels Holiday Fair
02/01 AMBASSADOR Ghent Light Festival
01/29 AMBASSADOR BJA New Year cocktail reception
01/25 AMBASSADOR Reception to Strengthen Cooperation with Sister Cities
01/19 AMBASSADOR Visit to the 96th Brussels Motor Show
01/15 EMBASSY “XL Travelogue, XS Manifestos, Meditations on Tokyo” Exhibition Opening Reception
01/12 AMBASSADOR Reception to celebrate the New Year 2018
01/08 AMBASSADOR Meeting of Presidents of Parliamentary Friendship Groups between Japan and Belgium

Date Category Title
12/07 AMBASSADOR 84th Birthday of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan
12/06 EMBASSY Horizon of Friendship Opening reception and Origami Workshop
12/02 AMBASSADOR Film Screening of “Persona Non Grata” at Kazerne Dossin
11/28 AMBASSADOR Official Visit to Ghent by Ambassador Hayashi
11/25 AMBASSADOR 26th Japanese Speech Contest in Belgium
11/23 EMBASSY Tempei Nakamura Piano Concert
11/22 AMBASSADOR Chemistry for the Future Solvay Prize Awarded to Professor Susumu Kitagawa
11/22 AMBASSADOR Lunch-Conference at VOKA Metropolitan in Brussels
11/20 AMBASSADOR Foreign Minister Commendation for Hasselt Japanese Garden
11/16 EMBASSY EXCELLANGUES
11/13 AMBASSADOR Lecture at ULB by Ambassador Hayashi
11/10 AMBASSADOR Foreign Minister Commendation for Belgian Association of Japanese Language Teachers
11/09 EMBASSY Sumi-ism # 2 Exhibition Opening and Reception
11/03 MOFA 2017 Autumn Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals
10/30 MOFA Visit to Japan of the Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, H.E. Mr. Jens Stoltenberg
10/19 AMBASSADOR Opening of UNIQLO Brussels
10/16 EMBASSY INORI Concert
10/14 AMBASSADOR Foreign Minister Commendation for Ms. Atsuko Bersma
10/13 EMBASSY Hasselt Japanese Garden Violin Concert
10/12 EMBASSY Lecture and Demonstration on Japanese Seasoning and Condiments
10/04 EMBASSY JICC Japanese Film Screenings
09/29 EMBASSY Suminagashi Exhibition Opening and Reception
09/28 EMBASSY Chemistry for the Future Solvay Prize 2017 awarded to Kyoto University Professor Susumu Kitagawa
09/21 AMBASSADOR Ceremony of the 50th Anniversary of Komatsu Europe International N.V.
09/15 AMBASSADOR Opening screening of the anthology of movie director Mikio Naruse at the Cinematek
09/13 AMBASSADOR Courtesy Call to Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs
08/31 AMBASSADOR Signing Ceremony Sister Ancient Battlefield Agreement Sekigahara and Waterloo
08/28 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Gallo-Roman Museum in Tongeren
08/22 AMBASSADOR Visit to Kazerne Dossin
07/31 AMBASSADOR Visit to Agricultural Fair in Wallonia
07/26 EMBASSY Youth Exchange between Charleroi and Himeji
07/14 AMBASSADOR Courtesy Call to Deputy Prime Minister Peeters
06/29 EMBASSY Dance Performance by Cultural Envoy Ms. Un Yamada
06/23 EMBASSY Calligraphy Art Event
06/22 EMBASSY Ikebana Lecture and Demonstration
06/21 AMBASSADOR Conferment Ceremony of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette on Mr. Jacques Paul Beherman
06/19 AMBASSADOR Visit to the City of Ghent
06/13 EMBASSY Sake Seminar
06/12 EMBASSY Japanese Tea Seminar
06/06 EMBASSY Calligraphy Lecture and Demonstration
06/04 EMBASSY Durbuy International Monumental Sculpture Symposium Closing Reception
06/03 EMBASSY Queen Elisabeth Competition Final Day Results
06/02 EMBASSY Opening of “Landscapes and Portraits: Mysterious and Intimate” Exhibition
06/01 EMBASSY Hanyu - Durbuy Sister Cities Event
05/28 EMBASSY Participation of “Team Japan” to Brussels 20 km
05/23 AMBASSADOR Courtesy Call to President of the Chamber of Representatives Bracke
05/20 EMBASSY Opening of Design Exhibition Oki Sato
05/09 EMBASSY Opening of “My Vision of Japan” Exhibition
04/29 EMBASSY 2017 Spring Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals
04/02 EMBASSY Hasselt Cherry Blossom Festival
03/29 EMBASSY Etterbeek Junior High School Visit to the JICC
03/07 EMBASSY Mask Museum Noh Performance
03/04 EMBASSY Opening of Yokoso Festival at the Hasselt Japanese Garden
03/01 EMBASSY Opening of “SPORT 2020 Tokyo” Photo Exhibition
02/26 MOFA Foreign Minister Kishida Attends APEC Ministerial Meeting
02/22 AMBASSADOR Japan supports WCO (World Customs Organization)’s Counter-Terrorism Initiative for Asian Countries
02/21 AMBASSADOR Reception to Strengthen Cooperation with Sister Cities
02/10 EMBASSY Opening of “Capacious” Exhibition
02/09 EMBASSY “Road to Tokyo” Belgian Paralympic Committee Gala Event
02/06 EMBASSY Salon des Vacances
02/03 EMBASSY Opening Ceremony EBA/ESA Convention 2017 and Noelanders Trophy XVIII
01/31 AMBASSADOR “Holistic Strata & Split Flow” Dance Performance by Hiroaki Umeda
01/29 AMBASSADOR Meiji Jingu Gagaku and Budo Performances
01/28 AMBASSADOR “Tamashii-Ire-No Gishiki” (traditional ceremony to animate Bunraku puppets)
01/16 EMBASSY Opening of “Yamanobe Solitary Painting” Exhibition
01/12 EMBASSY Opening of “Paysages et Visions du Japon” Exhibition
01/13 EMBASSY Ballet Performance from Tokyo Ballet and Béjart Ballet

Date Category Title
12/14 AMBASSADOR Closing Reception of the 150 Years Friendship between Japan and Belgium
12/02 EMBASSY Opening of “Prosperity - Imperial Family Photo Exhibition”
11/17 EMBASSY Exhibition “EXPOSITION D’ART AMICALE Japon-Belgique”
11/17 EMBASSY Visit of H.M. Queen Mathilde to Ukiyo-e Exhibition at the Cinquantenaire Museum
10/28 EMBASSY Ambassador's Lecture at Cercle Lorraine
10/26 EMBASSY Celebration of the 150 Years of Friendship between Japan and Belgium at the House of Representatives
10/25 EMBASSY Brussels Student Workshop
10/25 EMBASSY International Aikido Celebration
10/24 EMBASSY Japan Day 2016 in Antwerp
10/24 EMBASSY Business Seminar at the Port of Antwerp
10/21 EMBASSY Ukiyo-e Exhibition Opening
10/21 EMBASSY Opening ceremony of Japanese garden at Ghent University
10/21 EMBASSY MOU Signing Ceremony between the City of Ghent and the City of Kanazawa
10/21 EMBASSY Film Fest Gent
10/14 EMBASSY Opening ceremony of the Exhibition “A feverish Era in Japanese Art: Expressionist Abstraction of the 1950s-1960s”
10/05 EMBASSY Ikebana Demonstration by the Headmaster of the Ohara School of Ikebana
09/30 EMBASSY Opening of the Chrysanthemum Festival
09/28 EMBASSY Movie Screening and Discussion of “Miss Hokusai” by Animation Director Keiichi Hara
09/26 EMBASSY International Symposium on Carillon
09/23 EMBASSY The Conference of European Society of Historical Demography at the KUL
09/23 EMBASSY The Opening Ceremony of the “Portrait du Livre Japonais”-exhibition at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL)
09/20 EMBASSY Folklorissimo 2016
09/12 EMBASSY Opening ceremony of the new Nitto EMEA NV Office
09/05 EMBASSY The Foreign Minister’s Certificate of Commendation Awarding Ceremony 2016 to the Nihonjinkai
08/16 EMBASSY Flower Carpet 2016
08/01 EMBASSY Rakugo-Performances of the ‘Sister Cities Cooperation Project’
07/14 EMBASSY Opening of “Manga Hokusai Manga” Exhibition
07/08 EMBASSY Bariton Saxophone Concert
07/05 AMBASSADOR Ommegang
06/27 AMBASSADOR Ikebana Demonstration by the Headmaster of the Mishoryu
06/25 AMBASSADOR Aikido Seminar Dinner
06/24 EMBASSY Bruges Japan Day Opening Reception
06/22 EMBASSY Douzan Fujiwara (shakuhachi) and SHINSUKE (marimba) duo concert
06/22 AMBASSADOR Conferment Ceremony of The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays on aikidoka Mr. Daniel Leclerre
06/16 AMBASSADOR Conferment Ceremony of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette Star on Mr. Salvatore Adamo
06/14 AMBASSADOR Nipro Europe Cornerstone-Laying Ceremony
06/09 EMBASSY Opening Event of “Japon - Masques de soi”
06/02 AMBASSADOR Chado Demonstration
06/01 AMBASSADOR Ommegang Press Conference
05/18 AMBASSADOR Flanders Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mechelen Branch Office Business in Japan Promotion Event (Bar International Japan)
05/10 AMBASSADOR Brussels Flower Carpet 2016 Press Conference
04/25 AMBASSADOR Opening ceremony of Waseda University’s European Office at ULB
04/22 AMBASSADOR Ikebana demonstration at Ghent Floralies
04/21 AMBASSADOR 45 years of twinning Ghent-Kanazawa
04/21 AMBASSADOR Ghent Floralies Opening Event
04/19 AMBASSADOR Opening event of “Traditions & Dreams – Kimono from the Kubota Collection”
04/12 EMBASSY Opening Event of “Crystal and Chrysanthemum: Japonism in Art Nouveau Glass”
03/26 AMBASSADOR Opening Event of 150 Years of Friendship between Japan and Belgium at Blankenberge
03/18 AMBASSADOR 150 Years of Friendship between Japan and Belgium Opening Event at Durbuy
03/11 AMBASSADOR Great East Japan Earthquake Charity Event “FUKKO Concert”
03/11 AMBASSADOR Great East Japan Earthquake 5th Year Commemoration Ceremony – Japanese Garden in Hasselt
03/10 EMBASSY Great East Japan Earthquake 5th Year Commemoration: Reconstruction Support Symposium
03/07 EMBASSY Presenting Hina Dolls to the Royal Family
03/04 EMBASSY Hina Doll Lecture
02/08 EMBASSY Chambers of Commerce – Joint Response International Business community supports Belgium
02/04 AMBASSADOR Salon des Vacances
01/29 AMBASSADOR Opening Ceremony of “Un Esprit Japonais” at the Mariemont Museum
01/25 AMBASSADOR Food Symposium
01/19 AMBASSADOR Opening Ceremony and Gala Reception of the 150 Years of Friendship between Japan and Belgium
01/14 AMBASSADOR “Belgium Diplomats Photo Exhibition” Opening Reception
01/13 AMBASSADOR The 94th “European Motor Show Brussels” Japan day

Date Category Title
12/22 EMBASSY Conferment Ceremony of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette Star on Mr. Daniel Ost
12/18 EMBASSY Conferment Ceremony of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star on Mr. Thomas André Leysen
12/1 EMBASSY The Spirit of Budo
11/27 AMBASSADOR Japanese sake and Hungarian wine seminar and sampling
11/2 AMBASSADOR Attendance to ANA’s Brussels-Narita first direct flight event
10/13 AMBASSADOR Ambassador’s Lecture at University of Liège
10/10 AMBASSADOR Ambassador’s Attendance of “Garden Days” in Beervelde
10/08 AMBASSADOR Reception for Enhancement of Relationship among Japan-Belgium Sister Cities, Friendly Cities and Friendship Ports
10/05 AMBASSADOR Courtesy Visit to the Mayor of Libin
10/01-02 AMBASSADOR Uniqlo Antwerp Opening Events
09/24 AMBASSADOR Ambassador's Lecture at College of Europe
09/18 AMBASSADOR Company Visit to Honda Motor Europe Logistics
08/24 AMBASSADOR Courtesy Visit to Governor Briers of the Province of East-Flanders
07/23 AMBASSADOR Japan-Belgium Youth Exchange Meeting
07/23 AMBASSADOR Himeji and Charleroi: 50th Anniversary Ceremony of the sister city partnership
07/08 AMBASSADOR Courtesy visit to Mr.Demotte, Minister-President of the French Community
06/12 AMBASSADOR Japan Information and Cultural Centre Opening Event
06/11 AMBASSADOR Japan Information and Cultural Centre Opening Reception
05/12 EMBASSY AW Europe 25th Anniversary Ceremony
05/08 AMBASSADOR Courtesy Visit to Governor of West-Flanders Decaluwé
04/27 AMBASSADOR Visit to AW Europe
04/23 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Japanese Pavilion at Seafood fair “Seafood Expo Global”
04/22 AMBASSADOR Courtesy visit to Secretary of State of the Brussels-Capital Region Jodogne, responsible for Foreign Trade
04/15 AMBASSADOR Courtesy visit to the Minister of the German community, Mr. Paasch.
04/13 AMBASSADOR Visit to UCB
04/02 AMBASSADOR Courtesy Visit to Minister-President of Wallonia Magnette
03/31 AMBASSADOR Reception for Japanese Students at the Ambassador’s Residence
03/18-19 AMBASSADOR Japanese Wine Seminar
03/17 AMBASSADOR Courtesy Visit to Minister-President of the Brussels-Capital Region Vervoort
03/17 AMBASSADOR Gathering of the Friendship Group with Japan of Belgian Parliament
03/13 AMBASSADOR Friends of Japan and the Commemoration of the Fourth Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake Reception
03/11 AMBASSADOR Ambassador’s Lecture at Antwerp University
03/11 AMBASSADOR Courtesy Visit to Vice Prime Minister Peeters of the Federal Government
02/26 AMBASSADOR Ambassador's Lecture at UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain)
02/25 AMBASSADOR Courtesy Visit to Minister-President Bourgeois of the Flemish Government
02/24 AMBASSADOR Courtesy Visit to Governor Berx of the Antwerp Province
02/20 AMBASSADOR Visit to Mayekawa Europe
02/18 AMBASSADOR Ambassador's Lecture at Namur University
02/13 AMBASSADOR Visit to Cartamundi
02/12 AMBASSADOR Ambassador's Lecture at ISTI
02/03 AMBASSADOR Visit to JTEKT Torsen Europe
01/26 EMBASSY 150 Years of Friendship between Japan and Belgium Results of the logo competition
01/23 AMBASSADOR 93rd European Motor Show Brussels
01/21 AMBASSADOR Meeting with Japanese Martial Arts Associations

Date Category Title
12/16 EMBASSY Visit to Umicore
11/29 AMBASSADOR The 24th Japanese Speech Contest in Belgium
11/27 AMBASSADOR Hitachi Data Systems Belgium-Luxembourg’s Grand Opening of the New Office
11/25 AMBASSADOR Ambassador’s Lecture at VUB
11/24 AMBASSADOR Japanese Wine Seminar
11/21 MAFF Eighth Minister's Award for Overseas Promotion of Japanese Food
11/20 AMBASSADOR Ambassador Ishii’s lecture at Marie-Haps University
11/20 AMBASSADOR Ambassador Ishii’s lecture at the University of Ghent
11/19 AMBASSADOR The diplomats who saved lives: Chiune Sugihara and Jan Zwartendijk
11/18 AMBASSADOR Reception for Enhancement of Relations among Japan-Belgium Sister Cities, Friendly Cities and Friendship Ports”
11/18 AMBASSADOR 30th anniversary ceremony of the Antwerp office of ClassNK (Nippon Kaiji Kyokai)
11/13 AMBASSADOR Toyota Motor Europe’s “Made in Europe” exhibition
11/10 AMBASSADOR 2015 Gault & Millau restaurant guide launching party and JETRO’s Japanese beef and sake presentation event
10/22 AMBASSADOR Lecture at the Hasselt University
10/11 AMBASSADOR Nitto Europe 40th anniversary ceremony
10/31 PRESS RELEASE Logo Competition: 150 Years of Friendship between Japan and Belgium
09/30 AMBASSADOR AGC Europe New Headquarters Inauguration Ceremony
09/26 AMBASSADOR 40th Anniversary Celebration of Kaneka Belgium
05/23 AMBASSADOR Presentation of the Booklet “Belgium and its Neighbours’ Business Climates Compared”
05/22 AMBASSADOR MSE Europe Brussels Branch Office Relocation Ceremony
05/20 MOFA Prime Minister Abe's Visit to Germany, U.K., Portugal, Spain, France and Belgium (April 29 - May 8, 2014)
04/09 AMBASSADOR Visit to Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers Belgium
04/03 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Ateliers de la Meuse
04/01 MOFA Provision of comprehensive information on Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear power Station related issues
03/19 AMBASSADOR Visit to Ariake Europe
03/19 AMBASSADOR Visit to Amano Europe
03/13 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Province of Walloon Brabant
03/13 AMBASSADOR Visit to Yakult Honsha European Research Center
03/12 AMBASSADOR Visit to AGC Glass Europe
03/12 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Mayor of Turnhout
03/12 AMBASSADOR Visit to the National Museum of Playing Cards and Cartamundi
02/27 AMBASSADOR Visit to Bridgestone Aircraft Tire Europe
02/17 PRESS RELEASE Sister Cities, Friendship Cities, and Friendship Ports Relationship Enhancement Meeting
02/10 AMBASSADOR Visit to Delhaize

Date Category Title
12/23 AMBASSADOR Visit to Nikon Metrology
12/12 PRESS RELEASE Award of the “Ambassador’s Commendation”
12/12 PRESS RELEASE Award of the “Foreign Minister’s Commendation”
12/12 PRESS RELEASE National Day Reception 2013
12/02 MOFA Foreign Minister Kishida Visits Iran and Attends ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting
11/29 AMBASSADOR Visit to UCB
11/22 AMBASSADOR Visit to and Exchange of Views with Companies in the Province of Liege
11/13 AMBASSADOR Visit to Sibelco
11/12 AMBASSADOR Visit to Traitex
11/06 AMBASSADOR Visit to Iwan Simonis
10/29 AMBASSADOR Visit to Toyota Motor Europe Technical Centre
10/24 AMBASSADOR Visit to the province of Luxembourg
10/22 AMBASSADOR Visit to and exchange of views with companies located in the province of Namur
10/21 AMBASSADOR Visit to the President and Vice President of the Belgium-Japan section of Belgian Interparliamentary Union group
10/11 AMBASSADOR Visit to NGK Ceramics Europe
10/02 AMBASSADOR Visit to Toyota Motor Europe (TME)
09/02 MOFA Result of the Fourth Japan-EU English Haiku Contest
07/25 MOFA Foreign Minister's Commendations for 2013
07/24 AMBASSADOR Visit to Nippon Shokubai Europe
07/19 AMBASSADOR Visit to Ecoplast
07/19 AMBASSADOR Visit to Mayor Magnette of Charleroi
07/18 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Mayor of Aalst
07/18 MOFA Foreign Minister Kishida's Attendance at ASEAN-related Foreign Ministers' Meetings
07/05 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Mayor of Vilvoorde
07/03 AMBASSADOR Visit to the port of Zeebrugge
07/01 AMBASSADOR Visit to Eurogentec
06/26 AMBASSADOR Visit to Van de Wiele
06/26 AMBASSADOR Visit to Barco
06/21 MOFA Foreign Minister Kishida's Visit to New Zealand
06/19 MOFA Economic Policy Speech by H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan
06/18 AMBASSADOR Visit to the City of La Louvière and companies etc.
06/10 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Mayor of Leuven
06/07 AMBASSADOR Attendance at the Annual Meeting of Nihonjinkai
06/03 AMBASSADOR Visit to IMEC
06/03 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Governor of the province of Vlaams-Brabant
06/03 MOFA TCAD V
05/31 PRESS RELEASE Japan is Committed to Africa’s Development
05/30 AMBASSADOR Visit to Governor Leclercq of the province of Hainaut and Mayor Martin of the city of Mons
05/28 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Rector of UCL
05/24 AMBASSADOR Visit to President Peumans of the Flemish Parliament
05/22 AMBASSADOR Visit to Rector Poullet of the University of Namur
05/16 AMBASSADOR Visit to the City of Liege
05/15 EVENT Introduction of Japan in Vilvoorde
05/14 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Province of East Flanders
05/08 AMBASSADOR Visit to SCK・CEN
05/06 AMBASSADOR Visit to Minister-President Demotte of the Walloon Region
05/02 AMBASSADOR Visit to the province of Namur
04/30 AMBASSADOR Yusen Logistics Benelux and the port of Antwerp visit
04/30 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Governor of Antwerp Province
04/26 AMBASSADOR Panasonic Energy Belgium visit
04/26 AMBASSADOR Visit to the Japanese Garden in Hasselt
04/26 AMBASSADOR Visit to the mayor of Hasselt
04/23 AMBASSADOR Visit to the province of West Flanders
04/15 EVENT iTQi Year of Japan 2013
04/13 MOFA NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen's Visit to Japan
04/11 AMBASSADOR Entrance Ceremonies of the Japanese School of Brussels
04/08 AMBASSADOR Bekaert visit
04/04 AMBASSADOR ITC Rubis visit
04/03 AMBASSADOR Fuji Oil Europe visit
04/03 AMBASSADOR Visit to the mayor of Ghent
03/28 AMBASSADOR Solvay visit
03/17 MOFA TICAD V Ministerial Preparatory Meeting (Overview)
03/15 AMBASSADOR Visit to Bruges and Ypres
03/14 AMBASSADOR Graduation Ceremonies of the Japanese school of Brussels
03/13 AMBASSADOR Visit to Japanese and Belgian companies in the province of Limburg
03/11 EVENT Japan Cultural Evening
03/10 AMBASSADOR G.C. Europe visit
03/07 AMBASSADOR Eval Europe visit
03/06 AMBASSADOR Fujifilm Belgium visit
03/01 AMBASSADOR Kaneka Belgium visit
02/25 AMBASSADOR Terumo Europe visit
02/19 PRESS RELEASE Factsheet on Japan-ASEAN Relations
02/07 PRESS RELEASE Position Paper: Japan-China Relations Surrounding the Situation of the Senkaku Islands
02/03 MOFA Foreign Minister Kishida's Visit to the Philippines, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam and Australia on January 9-14, 2013 (VIDEO)
02/01 AMBASSADOR Mitsui AgriScience International and K-I Chemical Europe visit
01/30 PRESS Iles Senkaku: il n'y a qu'une seule vérité
01/30 AMBASSADOR Province of Liège visit
01/24 AMBASSADOR AW Europe visit
01/16 AMBASSADOR Umicore visit

Date Category Title
12/11 EMBASSY Reception to celebrate the Emperor’s birthday
11/15&16 EVENT Fête des langues
11/08 PRESS Opinion article by Kazuyuki Katayama, Chargé d’Affaires a.i."Five Truths about the Senkaku Islands" (French)(!!!)
11/02 EVENT Japan Expo Belgium 2012
10/16 EVENT ISTI Japan Week – Reconstruction Photo Exhibition & Cinema –
10/04 EVENT Workshop: “Resilient ISHINOMAKI – Report of an International Workshop - ”