Culture is the nucleus of our development
Aspiring to further develop Osaka into a brilliant metropolis that
will attract people from all over the world, the Osaka 21st Century
Association is active in promoting and implementing diverse cultural
programs and events.
Depending upon the needs of the project, we take the role of either
producer or coordinator, utilizing and involving our member and affiliate
network to its fullest as well as suggesting and encouraging the
activities of individual citizens, businesses and various other organizations
Osaka itself will be developed into
an even grander museum than it already is, a center of
knowledge and information, where a diversity of museums,
art galleries, universities, research institutes, libraries
and other facilities stimulate the intellectual curiosity
of residents and visitors.
In addition to its multitude of performing
arts activities at various types of theaters and event
venues, Osaka's public spaces as well, such as its open
plazas and sidewalks, will be transformed into stages on
which anybody can perform.
With all sorts of facilities, from
world-class competition venues to parks where citizens
can exercise or play their favorite games, Osaka itself
will be turned into one great big stadium where everyone
can enjoy participating in, watching and rooting for a
wide variety of sporting activities.
Osaka will be recognized throughout
the world as a city which supports fair competition and
offers opportunities for success in academics, technology,
arts and sports, and all other fields of endeavor, and
thus as a place where you can demonstrate your abilities
to the fullest and make your dreams come true.
Osaka will become known as a place
where everyone can equally participate in and mutually
enjoy creative activities in the arts, sports and other
With its sophisticated cultural
creativity, the attractive and energetic metropolis of
Osaka will play an increasingly active role towards promoting
exchange and conveying valuable information to the whole