Suurlähetystö on suljettu Vappuna 1.5.2015.

The Embassy is closed on the 1st of May 2015 due to May Day.



Suurlähettilään uudenvuodentervehdys

Suurlähettiläs Kenji Shinodan uudenvuodentervehdykseen tästä.


The 2nd JLPP Translation Competition

organized by The Japanese Literature Publishing Project (JLPP) will be open for applications from June 1 to July 31, 2015. Detailed information here.


The Ninth International MANGA Award


(1) The application period: 27.4.-12.6.2015

(2) The application should be sent to Japan’s diplomatic missions abroad (excluding permanent missions) or the post office box of the Ninth International MANGA Award.

The best MANGA among the submitted works will be awarded the Gold Award. The next three best MANGA shall receive the Silver Award. Recipients will be invited to Japan by the Japan Foundation to attend the award ceremony. During the stay in Japan, they will also exchange opinions with Japanese MANGA creators, make an excursion and visit publishing companies and other places.

Please find GUIDELINES here and ENTRY FORM here.

More information: http://www.manga-award.jp/ and on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/manga.award




Tällä hetkellä Japanin suurlähetystön kautta ei ole haettavana apurahoja.




SEMINAR : Research and Study Possibilities in and on Japan
Date: 11 May 2015 (Mon)
Venue: Snellmaninkatu 12 (Svenska social- och kommunalhögskolan, University of Helsinki)
Main organizers: Hokkaido University Helsinki Office, Embassy of Japan, JSPS Stockholm Office
Co-organizers: Academy of Finland, Finnish University Network for Asian Studies (Asianet), JSPS Alumni Club Finland, Tekes, University of Helsinki

Please register for the event no later than 30.04. Program and registration information HERE.




20 March 2015: Nabtesco’s AIRJET to help Finland’s Trains to Overcome Snow

18 March 2015: 1st Gathering of "Japan Alumni Forum"

04 March 2015: 2nd Japanese “Arctic Fact-finding Mission” in March 2015

22 December 2014: Japanese Business Community Membership Exceeds 100

22 October 2014: Finnish Tankokai to receive prestigious Japanese Award at Turku Castle on 28th October

10 October 2014: Visit to Misawa Homes Sawmill in Mikkeli by Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade, Ms. Lenita Toivakka

02 October 2014: Changing Asian Security - a Japanese Perspective: How to Read Asia Today

25 September 2014: Two Finnish recipients of Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation

22 September 2014: Japan-Finland-Russia: Launch of Trilateral Academic Partnership between Universities of Turku, Hokkaido & St. Petersburg


Brochure on Business with Japan has been uploaded to our website

Provision of comprehensive information on Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station related issues

Providing information on Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (NPS) related issues to the international society in a transparent and accurate manner is one of the Government of Japan’s duties. In order to further carry out such duty, the Government of Japan has uploaded useful information regarding Fukushima Daiichi NPS related issues on its webpage. This webpage includes following information:

- Comprehensive report provided through the IAEA
- Comparison of the air dose rate data between cities in Japan and the world's major cities
- Information on the Final Report on the IAEA Review Mission on Mid-and-Long-Term Roadmap towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Units 1–4 (issued on Feb 13, 2014)

The URL of the aforementioned webpage is as follows:


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