International Year of Sound 2020-2021

Event Calendar

The Year of Sound will be celebrated with events originating at the regional, the national, and the international levels. Here we list all events that have an acoustical outreach component in line with the goals of the Year of Sound.


20 - 25 August 2019Japan

Week of Sound in Japan

This event is comprised of a series of individual events. The detail is as follows:
1) Summer vacation family event – make your own musical instrument and
your own sound-
Date: Aug. 20, Place: Toshiba science museum, Kawasaki, cosponsored by the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.

2) Public seminar “How to make a high-reality audio widely available”
Date: Aug. 23, Place: The Institut français Japan – Tokyo/ Espace images,
cosponsored by Ultra-Realistic Communications Forum, Japan.

3) Meeting for study on musical acoustics and high-reality audio
Date: Aug. 24, Place: WOWOW broadcasting center, Tokyo, cooperation with WOWOW.

4) Science School of Sound – Let’s make smartphone stand having acoustic horn! –
Date: Aug. 25, Place: National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo cosponsored by National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo.

Location: Tokyo and Kawasaki, Japan

Organisation Responsible: Acoustical Society of Japan

Contact: Akio Ando, at


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