About the Foundation

Overview

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.

Purpose

 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.

Project Overview/
About the Foundation's
Projects

(1) Projects related to the creation, transmission, promotion, and popularization of cultural and arts

 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

(2) Projects related to fostering opportunities for multi-generational interaction and participation in 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.

(3) Projects related to nurturing practitioners of culture and the arts

 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.

(4) Projects related to providing opportunities for the appreciation of culture and the arts

 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.

(5) Projects related to research and support for cultural and artistic activities

 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.

(6)Projects related to management and operation of cultural and artistic facilities, etc.

 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

(1) Projects related to the management and operation of cultural and artistic facilities (part of specified management projects)

 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.

(2) Incidental projects to promote projects related to culture and arts (play guide projects)

 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.

Organization

  • OKAYAMA
    SYMPHONY HALL

    1-5-1, Omotecho,
    Kita-ku Okayama-shi,
    Okayama, 700-0822
    Phone:+81-86-234-2001 
    Facsimile:+81-86-234-1968

  • Exchange and
    Cooperate department

    3F Date-building 1-8-30,Tamachi,
    Kita-ku Okayama-shi,
    Okayama, 700-0825
    Phone:+81-86-232-7811 
    Facsimile:+81-86-234-1205

  • Preparatory office
     

    3F Okayama civic hall,2-1-1,
    Marunouchi, Kita-ku Okayama-shi,
    Okayama, 700-0823
    Phone:+81-86-225-0154 
    Facsimile:+81-86-225-0156

Protection of Personal
Information Policy

 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.

  • 1.When collecting personal information, the purpose of use shall be clearly stated, and it may only be collected upon the agreement of the customer. Additionally, the personal information shall only be used for the purposes agreed to by the customer.
  • 2.Appropriate and adequate security management measures (to prevent unauthorized access) shall be taken to prevent the leakage, destruction, or manipulation of personal information.
  • 3.Appropriate and adequate supervision shall be provided for employees and trustees handling personal information.
  • 4.Any request from the customer to disclose, correct, or stop the usage of the collected personal information shall be handled appropriately. Additionally, any personal information that is no longer required shall be promptly deleted or disposed of.
  • 5.“Laws pertaining to the protection of personal information”, “Okayama City’s personal information protection ordinances”, and other related legislation shall be observed.
  • 6.In order to provide adequate personal information protection at all times, the personal information protection compliance program is regularly reviewed and refined.

Personal Information Handling Support
Okayama cultural arts Creation Foundation general affairs department
1-5-1, Omotecho, Kita-ku, Okayama-City, Okayama, Japan 700-0822
Phone:+81-86-234-2001
Facsimile:+81-86-234-1968

April 1st, 2020

Takamasa Koshimune
Chairman
Okayama cultural arts Creation Foundation