About the Foundation
A public interest incorporated foundation “Okayama cultural arts Creation Foundation” began on April 1st, 2020 through the merger of a public interest incorporated foundation “Okayama Symphony Hall” and a public interest incorporated foundation “Okayama sports and culture promotion Foundation”.
The Foundation will continue working to revitalize regional cultural activities and to create and develop diverse cultural projects. In addition, the Foundation will make efforts to develop the next generation of human resources who will shoulder culture and the arts, and will carry out projects that contribute to improving healthy and rewarding lives for municipal and prefectural residents and to develop local communities.
By creating and developing diverse cultural projects connected to the promotion of culture and the arts in Okayama, and by working to revitalize regional cultural activities and nurture the next generation of human resources who will shoulder culture and the arts, the Foundation aims to contribute to the improvement of healthy and rewarding lives for municipal and prefectural residents and to the development of local communities.
About the Foundation's
The Foundation will conduct a wide variety of projects involving culture and the arts through collaboration with the Okayama Philharmonic Orchestra (operated by this corporation), artists in diverse fields, municipal and prefectural residents, and various organizations. By creating culture and arts and providing opportunities for contact with a wide range of high-quality culture and arts, the Foundation will strive to promote and popularize culture and the arts
By providing opportunities for people of multiple generations to routinely experience varied culture and arts, the Foundation will create interaction with diverse cultural values, cultivate rich sentiment, draw out interest in culture and the arts, and promote and popularize culture and the arts. In addition, by gathering information on outstanding artistic performances, etc. held in the surrounding region and by publicly providing a website and other publicity assets, the Foundation will make contributions as a base for communicating information on local culture.
The Foundation will strive to improve the skills and knowledge of a wide variety of cultural and artistic genres through courses, performances, etc. under expert guidance, and will work to cultivate the human resources, groups, and cultural and artistic leaders who will shoulder regional cultural activities.
The Foundation will invite art music and other varied stage arts performances from Japan and overseas, and will provide opportunities for the appreciation of high-quality arts that are rarely encountered in rural areas.
By utilizing diverse and abundant community resources, and through the creation of new culture and arts through diverse interactions, support for cultural and artistic activities by municipal and prefectural residents, and the creation of rich environments where people can easily come into contact with culture and the arts in everyday life, the Foundation aims to create cities where municipal and prefectural residents can live with pride in and attachment toward the region. The Foundation will also conduct surveys and research related to culture and the arts, and will promote the creation of cultural projects and an implementation structure matched to the times.
The Foundation will rent cultural and artistic facilities, etc. for use as places for expression, places for appreciation, and places for interaction, primarily for cultural and artistic activities including concerts, performances, entertainment, presentations, training, etc., as well as places for fostering community, a vital role of theater. Furthermore, renting out facilities will increase opportunities for professional cultural and artistic groups and artists to perform, and opportunities for local residents to come into contact with leading works of art.
Management Facility: Okayama Symphony Hall
From the perspective of multipurpose use of facilities, the Foundation will engage in renting Okayama Symphony Hall for academic conferences, lectures, graduation ceremonies, commemorative ceremonies, and other uses separate from the public interest of the Foundation.
To contribute to the promotion of projects in the public interest of the Foundation, the Foundation will engage in the sale of viewing and admission tickets for cultural and artistic projects, etc.
3F Date-building 1-8-30,Tamachi,
3F Okayama civic hall,2-1-1,
Marunouchi, Kita-ku Okayama-shi,
Protection of Personal
A public interest incorporated foundation “Okayama cultural arts Creation Foundation” recognizes its responsibility to securely and appropriately protect personal information provided to us by customers for the purpose of delivering our services, and thus has formulated the following Protection of Personal Information Policy (in accordance with laws and regulations related to the protection of personal information) as well as established systems and rules for the foundation in order to provide adequate personal information security.
Personal Information Handling Support
Okayama cultural arts Creation Foundation general affairs department
1-5-1, Omotecho, Kita-ku, Okayama-City, Okayama, Japan 700-0822
April 1st, 2020