J.Clair e-Newsletter


Get a taste of Kyoto with ‘Kyo-Mono Festival’ in Singapore!

The “Kyo-Mono Festival”, a campaign that allows you to experience Kyoto without leaving Singapore, is being held at some outlets in Singapore until the end of February.

You can obtain more information from the following link:


Applications now open for the “2022 Kogei World Competition in Kanazawa”

Kanazawa City is now accepting applications for the “2022 Kogei World Competition in Kanazawa” as part of the 5th Triennale of Kogei in Kanazawa.

The theme for the competition this round is “Craft Visions”. We are waiting for applications from craft artists from all over the world, and look forward to receiving entries that usher in a new era!

You can obtain more information from the following link:

http://www.clair.org.sg/topics/kanazawa city-kogeitriennale_2021-12/

SPECIAL: Saitama Japan Premium Shop on Shopee Singapore now open!

Saitama Prefecture and Saitama Industrial Promotion Public Corporation have launched an online special shop “Saitama Japan Premium Shop” on Shopee  Singapore. The shop will be open for about five months and offers a wide range of Saitama’s finest products. We hope you will take this opportunity to enjoy Saitama from Singapore.

You can obtain more information from the following link:


Soliciting your donations for Kyoto City

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Kyoto City, one of Japan’s leading tourist cities, has been severely affected by the sharp decline in tourism. In order to overcome this predicament, Kyoto City is asking for donations from people abroad.

You can obtain more information from the following link:


Indonesia-Japan Knowledge Exchange Seminar 2021

On 27 October 2021, J.CLAIR Singapore, in collaboration with the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) in Indonesia , as well as the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) in Japan, jointly organised the ‘Indonesia-Japan Knowledge Exchange Seminar 2021’ for local government officials in Indonesia.

You can obtain more information from the following link:


Webinars on Fukuoka City’s efforts in creating a livable city (Available to all Asia)

In order to facilitate greater international cooperation, the Fukuoka Asian Urban Research Center (URC)will introduce Fukuoka City’s efforts in creating a livable city to local governments and educational institutes in Asia. This year’s event will be conducted online using Zoom.

The contents covered in the lectures are 1) Public welfare, 2) Water resources, 3) The environment, 4) Disaster prevention,5) Urban landscaping and other areas of interest.

You can obtain more information from the following link:


Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s “WHAT’S UP” Email Newsletter

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) regularly issues an English email newsletter, which is sent to major cities abroad, embassies and representative offices in Tokyo. The newsletter aims to introduce Tokyo’s advanced policies and initiatives, as well as the city’s natural and cultural attractions to people around the world. TMG has been posting the newsletters on the following website as well, so please visit the website and share it with your friends, colleagues and communities.  

You can obtain more information from the following Link:


J.CLAIR Singapore’s latest corporate brochure is now available for download on our official website

Please click on the following link to access our corporate brochure:


For readers who wish to subscribe to J.CLAIR Singapore’s email newsletter and obtain the latest updates on J. CLAIR Singapore’s activities, please email J. CLAIR Singapore at the following email address:


About Naj Latif

Formerly from: Maktab Duli (2003-4), Osaka University of Foreign Studies (2005/6), Kobe University (2006-10) Universiti Brunei Darussalam (2010/11) Affiliated with: Japan Tent Network, Brunei Association of Japan Alumni (BAJA)
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