Japanese TV drama series Carnation to be aired by MNTV starting March 3, 2014 in commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Myanmar and Japan
Myanmar and Japan mark the 60th anniversary of their establishment of diplomatic relations in 2014. From March 2014, Japanese TV drama series Carnation will be aired by MNTV with the cooperation of the Embassy of Japan in Myanmar and the Japan Foundation. The program is the Japanese public broadcaster NHK’s television drama series Carnation, and the Japan Foundation is covering the broadcast rights fee, broadcast material production cost, etc. to make this broadcast possible.
    Broadcaster: Myanmar National Television (MNTV)
    Program: NHK’s television drama series Carnation (151 episodes, with Myanma subtitle)
    Broadcast start date: 7:30 pm on Monday, March 3, 2014 (local time)
    Broadcast time 7:30 to 7:45 pm on Mondays to Saturdays
    First rerun 1:20 to 1:35 pm on Tuesdays to Sundays
    Second rerun 5:30 to 7:00 pm on Sundays
(C) NHK This Program is provided in cooperation with the Japan Foundation.
◆ NHK’s television drama series Carnation
Carnation is an NHK television drama series broadcast in Japan in 2011. Based on the life of Ayako Koshino, whose three daughters are internationally renowned fashion designers, Carnation is a story of women’s independence, fashion, and growth as a family. This program was chosen to be aired in Myanmar, a country currently making progress towards democracy with expectant economic development, and the story relates to the dreams and hopes of its people.
◆ About the Japan Foundation
The Japan Foundation is Japan's government institution dedicated to sharing Japanese culture and language with people throughout the world. By presenting diverse aspects of Japanese culture, we create platforms of communication and understanding between the peoples of the world and Japan. http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/index.html

*The project to broadcast Carnation is a follow-up to the Japanese government’s cultural and sports exchange mission to Myanmar at the end of June 2012. Fashion designer Junko Koshino was also a member of this mission.

For more information, please contact;
Information and Culture section
Embassy of Japan in Myanmar
Tel: 01 549644-8
Email: info.cul@yn.mofa.go.jp