Canon Cats Week Held
Canon and the Shiki Theater Company organized Canon Cats Week at the Canon Cats Theater in Yokohama, from September 13 to 18, and invited about 4,200 middle school students from local schools to participate.
Canon Cats School
On August 8, 2012, as part of its social contribution program in co-operation with the Shiki Theater Company, Canon held the Canon Cats School.
Canon Enjoy Music!
A music experience program was started in 2008 to provide an opportunity for children to enjoy music, to try the violin, viola, cello, and other musical instruments under the guidance of performing musicians, and to appreciate mini-concerts.
The "Tsuzuri Project" (Official Title: Cultural Heritage Inheritance Project) is an endeavor contributing to society by promoting activities to preserve cultural artifacts. The Kyoto Culture Association organizes this project and Canon Inc. is a cosponsor. The project passes on Japan's cultural artifacts to future generations by using digital technology to preserve and reproduce (print) them.
A new photographic project to promote children's awareness of environmental conservation.
New Cosmos of Photography
This is a photo contest open to all entrants with the aim of discovering, nurturing and supporting talented new photographers.
Canon Cup Junior Soccer
As the title sponsor, Canon provides special support for Canon Cup Junior Soccer, endorsing its aim to give school boys and girls, the next generation to bear responsibility for the future, hope and something to dream about, along with providing support for their sound nurturing.
Support fot Music and Stage Arts Activities
Canon Inc. contributes to the progress of arts and culture in Japan by sponsoring the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the NHK Symphony orchestra and the New National Theatre, Tokyo, Japan's leading theater for modern theatrical arts.
Support for Art and Cultural Facilities
Canon U.S.A. lends its support to famous artistic and cultural institutions around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History.
Supporting the Royal Danish Theatre and CoBrA Museum
Canon Europe supports European artistic and cultural institutions such as the Royal Danish Theatre in Copenhagen and the CoBrA Museum in the Netherlands.
Canon APPAs(Australian Professional Photography Awards)
Canon Australia has been the principal sponsor for the Australian Professional Photography Awards, Australia's the leading photo contest, since 2002.