Grant Awardees in December 2015

Every month, the Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur highlights recipients of the Japan Foundation Grants Programme and the JFKL Small Grants Programme. For more information on how you can obtain support for your Japan-related events and research, visit our official webpage or the Japan Foundation website.

This month, we feature the 12th Penang Island Jazz Festival and 5th International Conference on Tropical Environmental Design.

12th Penang Island Jazz Festival Music | Penang


A multi-day celebration of all things jazz, the event provides both musical and non-musical offerings. In addition to main stage performances, visitors can expect workshops, forums, a Malaysian-focused concert, a sunrise show, poster and photography exhibitions, as well as a closing jam session that goes into the wee hours of the morning.

Venue: Various
Date: 36 December, 2015
Admission: Free except for Main Stage performances (RM85 per day) and Sunrise @ TSG (RM12)

5th International Conference on Tropical Environmental Design Conference | Putrajaya


Some 100 policymakers, researchers and practitioners from various disciplines are set to converge for a meeting of the minds on advancing the field of built environment. The programme comprising keynote speeches and paper presentations will be of interest to anyone who has contemplated sustainable innovation with regards to architecture in warm and humid climates.

Date: 23 December, 2015
Venue: Palm Garden Hotel, IOI Resort City, Putrajaya
Admission: RM648

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