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Support of the Arts

Kao actively conducts cultural and artistic activities that will further enrich society for the next generation.

Support for Young Artist Development

Kao supports activities for the development of artists who will lead the next generation.

Tokyo Music Competition

Tokyo Music Competition was established by Tokyo Bunka Kaikan in 2003. Kao co-hosts it with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and The Yomiuri Shimbun, as a way of supporting activities to discover and nurture people who will be responsible for the future of the music industry in Japan.



This is a junior company established in 2013 by Tetsuya Kumakawa, a world famous ballet dancer. Kao supports their activities aimed at discovering talented young artists and enriching ballet culture by providing young dancers with the opportunity to perform with a professional-caliber ballet company.


Support for Arts and Culture Activities

Kao supports management of four leading orchestras, and national theatre and art exhibition held in Japan to develop and pass down valued arts and culture.


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