Reception for MEXT Scholars, 2017 in Tokyo

Group photo

Japanese Tea Ceremony Experience

WADAIKO Japanese drums show

1. Date and Time

Saturday, November 18, 2017
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)Booth Consultation/Panel Exhibition (1:00pm-2:50pm/3F Foyer)


Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
MEXT Scholars Association(MSA)
Embassy of China
Embassy of Ghana
The Korea Education Institution In Tokyo
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Immigration Bureau of Japan
Tokyo Wangan Police Station, Metropolitan Police Department
National Noh Theatre(Japan Arts Council)
The Japan Foundation
Japan Library
Japan Association for Promotion of Internationalization (JAPI)
Ghana Students’ Union-Japan

Offering of Documents & Materials:

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
The Government of Japan
Agency for Cultural Affairs
Office for Youth Affairs and Public Safety, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)
Miraikan-National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
The Consortium of Universities in Hyogo
ASEAN Youth Network in Japan(AYNJ)
Malaysian Students’ Association in Japan Kanto Division

(2)Japanese Culture Experienc (1:00pm-2:50pm)

  • Japanese Tea Ceremony Experience, “Kissako” by Toyo University Tea Ceremony Club (3F Media Hall)
  • Origami Workshop by NIPPON ORIGAMI ASSOCIATION (3F Foyer)
  • Noh Workshop, Japanese Classical Music Drama by National Noh Theatre (4F Conference Room1)

(3)Seminars (1:00pm-2:50pm)

  • Crime Prevention by Tokyo Metropolitan Government (4F Conference Room 2)
  • “How to Make the Best of your Study in Japan” by Fellow MEXT Scholars(MSA) (4F Conference Room 3)
  • Job Hunting Practices in Japan and Measures for Hunting Job-seekers by International Students Support Network&MSA (4F Conference Room 4-5)

(4)Main Reception (3:00pm-3:45pm/3F International Conference Hall)

  • Greeting from Mr. Kiyoshi Saito, Director, Office for Student Exchange, Student Support and Exchange Division, Higher Education Bureau, MEXT
  • Greeting from Mr. Katsuhiro Endo, President, JASSO
  • Greeting from Mr. Royce Lee, Fellow MEXT Scholar
  • Introduction about Activities of MEXT Scholars Association
  • Wadaiko (Japanese Drums) Performance
  • Group Photo

(5)Networking Party (3:45pm-5:30pm/4F Gymnasium)

  • Radio Gymnastic Exercises
  • Toast from Ms. Maria Alejandra Kanashiro (Chiba University), Ms. Denise Patricia Lozano Lazo (The University of Tokyo)
  • Quiz Competition

8. Outline

Reception for MEXT Scholars 2017 in Tokyo, organized by MEXT and JASSO, was held for MEXT Scholars, who started studying in Japan after April of 2017, in order to offer the opportunities to of getting information about living and studying in Japan, Japanese cultural experience and networking among fellow MEXT scholars.

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