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Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs JENESYS 2019 ASEAN Inbound Program 14th Batch

November 29, 2019 GMT

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 29, 2019--

Eleven university undergraduate/graduate students from Singapore are scheduled to visit Japan from December 2nd to December 10th as part of the Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs, “JENESYS 2019” promoted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA).

They will visit Tokyo, Kyoto, and Nara to experience international program under the theme of “Culture an Art Exchange”. In Tokyo, they will visit Tokyo National Museum and Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum to have better understanding of Japanese culture and learn how to protect/utilize its cultural properties by observing how they publicize it to make the most of historic, artistic, and academic value of art.

In Kyoto, they will experience school exchange program at Kyoto Institute of Technology, and visit Kinkaku-ji, Kiyomizu-dera which is world heritage. In Nara, they will experience home stay program, and visit traditional craft workers and Todaiji-temple, Kasuga grand shrine to observe traditional crafts and arts which is inherited for many years.

Through this program, we hope the friendly relationship between Japan and Singapore will be strengthened, and the participants proactively share the appeals of Japan and other information after returning to home country.

[For reference]: Japan Exchange Program JENESYS 2019
People with the ability and future mission to deliver messages between Japan and the countries and regions of Asia and Oceania are invited and dispatched in order to promote an understanding of Japan with regard to politics, economics, society, culture, history, foreign policy, and the like, and pro-Japanese people and experts on Japan are discovered in order to strengthen Japan’s message to other countries and expand Japan’s diplomatic foundation by having the guests and dispatches take the initiative to spread information about the diplomatic stance, appeals, and other facets of Japan.

(Itinerary)

Monday, December 2 nd
[Arrival]
[Orientation]
[Lecture] The Japan-Singapore relations and The Foreign Policy of Japan

Tuesday, December 3 rd
[Observation] Tokyo National Museum
[Observation] Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

Wednesday, December 4 th
[School Exchange] Tama Art University, Hachioji campus
[Move] From Tokyo to Kyoto

Thursday, December 5 th
[School Exchange] Kyoto Institute of Technology
[Observation] Rokuon-ji (Kinkaku-ji), Otowasan Kiyomizu-dera temple (World Heritage)

Friday, December 6 th
[Theme-related Observation] Yamamoto Kawara, Takigawa Jisha Kenchiku
[Theme-related Observation]
Kegonshu Daihonzan Todai-ji temple, Kasuga grand Shrine (World Heritage)

Saturday, December 7 th
[Homestay] Yamato-Asuka New Tourism

Sunday, December 8 th
[Homestay] Yamato-Asuka New Tourism
[Move] Move to Tokyo

Monday, December 9 th
[Courtesy Call] Embassy of Singapore in Japan
[Workshop]
[Reporting Session]

Tuesday, December 10 th
[Departure]

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CONTACT: Inquiries about the program

JENESYS 2019 ASEAN + Timor-Leste Project Implementing Agency

JTB Kasumigaseki Operations Department

Contact personnel: Junji Mise, Yutaka Shintani

TEL: +81 3-6737-9447

Weekdays: 9:00-18:00 (Closed on weekends and holidays)

Email:jenesys2019asean@jtb.com

KEYWORD: SINGAPORE JAPAN ASIA PACIFIC

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ARTS/MUSEUMS EDUCATION ENTERTAINMENT LODGING DESTINATIONS TRAVEL UNIVERSITY

SOURCE: JTB Corp.

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