Order of Culture and Person of Cultural Merit Recipients Announced

years:October 2012

On October 30, the Japanese government announced six recipients of the Order of Culture and 15 recipients of the Person of Cultural Merit for the fiscal year 2012. In relation to art, art critic TAKASHINA Shūji and nihonga artist MATSUO Toshio were awarded the Order of Culture, and artist as well as author of children’s books ANNO Mitsumasa, nihonga artist NAKAJI Yūjin, and animation film director MIYAZAKI Hayao were awarded the Person of Cultural Merit. (Japanese)

created: 30/01/2023
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