The ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) launched the commemorative video for the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation titled “Open the Golden Future” on 6 October. The video was produced by the AJC in collaboration with the winners of the Golden Bridge Short Video Campaign, which the AJC hosted on Instagram from March to June 2023. In the campaign, participants came together to build bridges of understanding and friendship between ASEAN and Japan by showcasing the beauty and heart-to-heart connections in the region in a 15-30 second video format. Around 300 submissions were received from all ASEAM Member States and Japan, and 29 videos were selected as the winners and featured in the commemorative video.