Corporate Responsibility

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Support for the Cultural Arts

We believe that art and culture are indispensable for creating a richer society. MARUWA supports artists.

FUNDACIÓN MARUWA FOMENTO DE BAILE ESPAÑOL

MARUWA supports artists with passion and big dreams. Through Fundacion Maruwa Fomento de Baile Espanol, we contribute to young Spanish dance artists and Spanish dance, and to the spread of wonderful Spanish dance and music.

FUNDACIÓN MARUWA
FOMENTO DE BAILE ESPAÑOL

Kanbe Foundation

Kanbe Foundation

The Kanbe Foundation works to discover excellent artists through pottery and lighting exhibitions, to assist international artists involved in ceramics and lighting, and to support businesses related to pottery and lighting art creation.

Business Overview

The Kanbe Foundation is divided into three large divisions.

Grant program

  • The mission of the Kanbe Foundation is to contribute to the development of Japanese culture by providing subsidies for creative activities related to ceramic art.
    One aspect of our work is providing scholarship funding to students and working artists who demonstrate exceptional talent and deep interest in the ceramic arts.

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    Special thanks to ishoken for this photo.

Design competition

  • The Ceramic Life Design Award (CLDA) was established in 2016 and is based on the guiding principles held by the Kanbe Foundation.
    The CLDA is co-sponsored by Aichi University of the Arts and is held every two years.
    The possibilities of ceramic materials in living spaces and in new designs are the competition’s main themes.
    The project aims to contribute to the revitalization of the ceramic industry and the development of human potential.

  • CERAMIC LIFE DESIGN AWARD

    CERAMIC LIFE DESIGN AWARD

Commendation project

  • The Kanbe Foundation launched the "Kanbe Foundation Award" in March, 2018 for students of Aichi University of the Arts. The "Kanbe Foundation Award" aims to encourage and promote excellence in the arts.
    The purpose of this award is to contribute to the development of culture and the enhancement and dissemination of art through the support of young artists.
    We sincerely hope that this award will support you in developing pride and confidence in yourself as an artist, and that it will assist you in making significant gains in your artistic practice in the future.

Kanbe Foundation

MARUWA STUDIO

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It is a rental studio operated by our company as part of cultural support activities. The location is a 10-minute walk from JR Nagoya Station, and the floor uses "Nara" wood, which has a fine texture and is gentle on feet. It is used for various activities ranging from activities ranging from flamenco dancing to play rehearsals.

MARUWA STUDIO

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