Main reception

Wadaiko performance

Origami workshop

1. Date and Time

Saturday, November 17, 2018
1:00pm - 5:30pm

2. Venue

Plaza Heisei , Tokyo International Exchange Center (TIEC),
2-2-1 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo

3. Organizer

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology (MEXT),
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)

4. Cooperation

MEXT scholars Association

5. Participants

MEXT Scholars, faculties

6. Number of Participants


7. Schedule

(1)Main Reception (1:00pm-2:00pm/3F International Conference Hall)

  • Wadaiko (Japanese Drums) Performance (Chuo University Wadaiko Club “Kooh”)
  • Greeting from Mr. Kengo Iwamoto, Deputy Director-General, Higher Education Bureau, MEXT
  • Greeting from Mr. Takahito Ohki, Executive Vice President, JASSO
  • Greeting and Introduction of MSA’s Activities, Mr. Royce Lee, MSA
  • Greeting from a Senior MEXT Scholar, Mr. Gustavo Dore, CEO of Motify
  • Group Photo

(2)Booth Consultation/Brochures (2:00pm-3:55pm/3F Foyer)

Booth Consultation:

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
MEXT Scholars Association(MSA)
Immigration Bureau of Japan
Tokyo Wangan Police Station, Metropolitan Police Department
Japan Arts Council
Japan Library
Japan Association for Promotion of Internationalization (JAPI)
Ghana Students Union, Japan(GSU)


Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
The Japan Foundation
The Government of Japan
Agency for Cultural Affairs
Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)
Miraikan-National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

(3)Japanese Culture Experience (2:00pm-3:55pm)

  • Origami Workshop by Origami Circle Network (3F Foyer)
  • Japanese Tea Ceremony by Toyo University (3F Media Hall)
  • Noh Workshop, Japanese Classical Music Drama by National Noh Theatre (4F Conference Room1)

(4)Seminars (2:00pm-3:55pm)

  • Disaster Prevention Seminar (4F Conference Room 2)
  • Seminar by Senior MEXT Scholars 1 “Looking for a job as a foreigner in Japan” (3F International Conference Hall)
  • Seminar by Senior MEXT Scholars 2 “Bring the World to Japan, Japan to the world”、“A fan in the winter - no regrets for your student life in Japan”、“About My Japanese Experience (Including Sharing Useful tips I learned along the way)” (4F Conference Room 3)
  • Seminar by Senior MEXT Scholars 3 “Building Your Network as a MEXT Scholar in Japan” “The Secret Recipe of Research” (4F Conference Room 4-5)

(5)Networking Party (4:00pm-5:30pm/4F Gymnasium)

  • Radio Gymnastic Exercises
  • Toast by Mr. Charalampos Krekoukiotis from Keio University
  • Quiz Competition

8. Outline

Reception for MEXT Scholars 2018 in Tokyo, organized by MEXT and JASSO, was held for MEXT Scholars, who started studying in Japan after April of 2018, in order to offer the opportunities to get information about living and studying in Japan, Japanese cultural experience and networking among fellow MEXT scholars.

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