The International Manga Award was established to share Japanese pop culture, promote understanding and to honour manga artists who have contributed to the promotion of manga overseas. One gold prize and three silver prize winners will be invited to travel to Japan to attend the award ceremony, visit publishing companies and meet Japanese manga artists in Japan. Deadline is Jun. 15.
For more info on the conditions of entry, visit http://www.mofa.go.jp/announce/announce/2012/4/0427_02.html. The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam is located at 27 Quang Trung, Hoan Kiem. Check out www.jpf.org.vn or call 3944 7419