Playable City Tokyo Idea Lab 2015
Playable City Tokyo Idea Lab 2015. Photography by Kenichi Aikawa ©

British Council

The East Asia region includes 14 countries, where we have dedicated Arts teams, grouped into three clusters around shared cultural, linguistic, sociopolitical and economic interests:

  • South East Asia Cluster:  Burma, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam where our focus is on crafts & design innovation, cultural skills development and creative & inclusive cities
  • North East Asia Cluster: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan where our focus is on cultural skills development & creative learning, digital innovation & digitally delivered arts programmes, and regional programmes in inclusion and diversity 
  • Pacific Cluster: Australia and New Zealand where our focus is on cultural leadership, developing relevant triangular collaboration programmes with UK and partners in Asia and culture and diversity programmes

About our work in Arts, UK and International

For more information on the UK and International strands of the British Council Arts department click here and read our publication.