PARTICIPATION IN JAPANESE LANGUAGE MINI CAMP, 2022
The Japanese Language Mini Camp was organized by Japanese Language School Teachers’ Association (JALSTA) on 11th November, 2022 at Bluebells School International Kailash Colony, New Delhi. It was supported by the Japan Foundation, New Delhi (JFND), the Embassy of Japan, the Japan Airlines (JAL), Japanese overseas cooperation volunteers (JOCVs) and the Japanese Tea Ceremony Club of Delhi.
The camp started with the orientation followed by the speech by Ms. Yuka Hayakawa, Director, JFND. The programme proceeded with icebraking Japanese games and Manga/Anime drawing competition.The students experienced various Japanese culture like Origami, Karaoke, Calligraphy, Okonomiyaki making, Tea Ceremony, Yukata Wearing, Karuta and Aikido etc. during the camp.
The event concluded with the speech by Professor Ashok Kumar Chawla, Advisor (Japan), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Mr. Yohenara Yasuhiro, First Secretary of Cultural Affairs at Japanese Embassy in Delhi and Mr. Atsushi Yokata, Vice- President - Administration, Japan Airlines.
The Japanese language students of Class 7 along with their Japanese Language Teachers, Mrs. Vandana Jain and Mrs. Charandeep Kaur attended the camp. The students also performed Soranbushi, an energetic Japanese traditional dance at the closing ceremony.
The students enjoyed the activities and were able to learn about Japanese culture. They were really motivated to study Japanese language in future.
Mrs. Vandana Jain
(Japanese Language Department)