The Japan Foundation has been organizing the Asian Cartoon exhibition since 1995, and it is going to be the last of the series. Employing a friendly medium for introducing Asian societies, cultures and peoples’ ways of life in various perspectives through cartoon works.

The theme for this year is"Asian Youth Culture", 10 leading cartoonists from 10 Asian nations have produced 75 works depicting the youth culture in the respective nations for our entertainment as well as promoting awareness of our Asian commonalities and diversity. The 10 nations are Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, The Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. Cartoonist Tazidi Yusof represented Malaysia in this exhibition.

Perak Duration: 20 Sept 20 Oct 2007 Venue: Perak State Library, Jalan Raja DiHilir Time: 10am ~ 6pm (Closed on Mondays) Tel: 05-249 1888

Kuala Lumpur Duration:25 Oct 10 Nov 2007 Venue: Perpustakaan Kuala Lumpur Time: 10am ~ 6pm Tel: 03-2612 3500 Sabah Duration: 15 30 Nov 2007 Venue: Sabah Art Gallery, Kota Kinabalu Time: 10am ~ 4pm (Closed on Mondays) Tel: 088-268 748 / 825 Johor Bahru Duration: 18 23 December 2007 Venue: Jaya Jusco Tebrau Bay Time: 11am ~ 9pm Tel: 07-352 2220

Terengganu Duration: 27 December 2007 7 January 2008 Venue: Terengganu State Library Corporation Tel: 09-622 1100 / 622 0052

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