NEWSPosted : October 29, 2018
Fram Kitagawa, General Director of Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale has been awarded "Person of Cultural Merit" for 2018. "Person of Cultural Merit" is an official recognition and honor which is awarded to selected people who have made outstanding cultural contributions in the society.
He has received his achievement of being a pioneer of building and delivering art projects for revitalising community, an unprecedented approach taken by anyone before.
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The 20 individuals received the merit include Toyo Ito, an architect who participated in ETAT2018, Kataoka Nizaemon, kabuki actor, and Shunichi Tokura, a composer. The award ceremony will be held on 5 November at a hotel in Tokyo. Comment from Fram Kitagawa will be uploaded on this website in due course.