New National Theatre, Tokyo + Musashino Art University (MAU) Design Lounge

MAU President Global Talk: FINLAND

~ Creative Leadership in the Theatre World ~

We live in a time of accelerating technological innovation with increasingly borderless nation-states that require the free exchange of materials, information and culture.   In business, education, science and culture we are required to be global citizens and develop global leadership skills in order to actively participate on the world stage.

What is global leadership and how does it relate to us and the future of our society in relationship to Japan, Finland, an art university and a theatre?

The purpose of the seminar is to help understand our changing world from the perspective of art, culture and education and to discuss those challenges and global perspectives with the top leaders in this field.

We extend a warm welcome to business people, students and those people interested in the exchange and development of ideas related to this topic.


Date:2. October.2014 |Fri| 6.30pm - 9.00pm

(Reception will be started after the program)

Venue: Tokyo Midtown Design Hub          

-International Design Liaison Center, Musashino Art University Design Lounge

(5F, Midtown Tower, 9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo Japan 107-6205)



・Ms. Päivi Kärkkäinen|General Director, the Finnish National Opera

・Prof. Tadanori Nagasawa |President, Musashino Art University

・Dr. Merja Karppinen |Director, The Finnish Institute in Japan


Admission: Free

Details and Booking:

Organiser: Musashino Art University Design Lounge, New National Theatre, Tokyo

Cooperation: The Finnish National Opera/ The Finnish Institute in Japan

Inquiry: Musashino Art University Design Lounge (tel: 03-3470-7221)