Reception for MEXT Scholars, 2016 in Tokyo

Group Photo

Japanese Tea Ceremony Experience

WADAIKO Japanese Drums Show

1. Date and Time:

Saturday, November 19, 2016
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. Participants:

MEXT Scholars, Japanese students who studied abroad, faculties

5. Number of Participants:


6. Schedule:

(1) Booths (1:00pm-3:00pm)
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology (MEXT)
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Justice
Metropolitan Police Department, Tokyo Wangan Police Station
The Japan Foundation
Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Tokyo Waterfront
National Noh Theatre (Japan Arts Council)
Embassy of Brazil, Embassy of China, Embassy of Ghana, Embassy of Republic of Korea
Japan Associaation for Promotion of Internationalization (JAPI)
MEXT Scholars' Network
MEXT Scholars Exchange Platform Committee
ASEAN Youth Network, Japan
Ghana Students' Union - Japan
(2)Seminars (1:00pm-3:00pm)
Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Gakuyukai (MEXT Scholars Alumni Association), MEXT Scholars Exchange Platform Executive Committee
(3)Japanese Culture Workshop (1:00pm-3:00pm)
Japanese Tea Ceremony Experience, Origami Workshop, "Noh" Workshop provided by National Noh Theatre
(4) Main Reception (3:00pm-4:00pm)
・Greeting from Mr. Hiroki Matsuo, Deputy Director-General of the Higher Education Bureau, MEXT
・Greeting from Mr. Katsuhiro Endo, President, JASSO
・Greeting from fellow MEXT scholar: Mr. Kwaku Adu, Ghana Students Union-Japan
・Notification of facebook page for MEXT scholars, "MEXT Scholars Exchange Platform"
・Introduction of fellow Japanese students who studied abroad
・WADAIKO Japanese drums show
・Group photo
(5) Networking Party (4:00pm-5:30pm)
・Toast, Mr. Hideki Yonekawa, Vice President / Superintendent of TIEC, JASSO
・Wind orchestra by Kokugakuin university wind orchestra

7. Outline:

Reception for MEXT Scholars 2016 in Tokyo, organized by MEXT and JASSO, was held mainly for MEXT Scholars, who recently had started studying in Japan, in order to offer the opportunities of getting information for living and studying, Japanese culture experience and networking among colleagues and Japanese students.

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