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7th Asian Cartoon Exhibition

“Getting a Job in Asia”

Cartoon fans will once again have the opportunity to enjoy the works of popular Asia cartoonists through the 7th Asian Cartoon Exhibition.

For your enjoyment and food for thought, eight leading cartoonists from eight Asian nations , including Malaysia (represented by Mr.Chan Yu Loong, with his pen name Genesis) have produced a total of 80 new cartoons on the subject of the employment scene in their respective nations. We hope that while visitors grin and grimace at the realities of life, they will also be able to guffaw at follies of the working world and. It is also hoped that this exhibition contributes to the visitors’ broader understanding of today’s Asia.

As in past years, after traveling throughout Japan, works from this exhibition will be featured in Malaysia, Korea, China, India, Indonesia, The Philippines and Thailand. We look forward to interacting as well as inspiring the experiences of audiences in these nations.

We are also pleased to present the 7th Asian Cartoon Exhibition, with the theme “Getting a Job in Asia” this year as one of the commemorative events marking the 30th anniversary of the Japan Foundation.

Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Lat will officiate the opening ceremony on the KL exhibition at the National
Library on Friday 17 October at 9.30am.

With the support of the Embassy of Japan, these exhibitions are jointly organized by the Japan Foundation, National Library, Kuala Lumpur, Perak Malaysian-Japanese Friendship Society, State Library at Perak, The Consulate-General of Japan at Kota Kinabalu, and Sabah Art Gallery.

The dates and venues of the exhibition are as follows:

IPOH

Date : (Mon) 15 Sep  ? (Sat) 6 Oct
Venue : Library
No,17, Jalan Raja Dihilir, Ipoh
Tel : 05-2553734
Time : 9:00am ? 5:00pm Closed on Friday

KUALA LUMPUR

Date : 17 Oct (Fri) ? 26 Oct (Sun)
Venue : National Library of Malaysia
232, Jalan Tun Razak
Tel : 03-2687 3488
Time : 10:00am ? 6:00pm Closed on 1st & 3rd Saturday
KOTA KINABALU

Date : 5 Nov (Wed) ? 23 Nov (Sun)
Venue : Wisma Budaya Art Gallery Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Tel : 088-268875
Time : 10:00am ? 6:00pm Closed on 1st & 3rd Saturday

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