KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29 -- A total of 105 youth from 11 countries comprising ASEAN countries and Timor-Leste, are scheduled to visit Japan from Dec 2 to Dec 9, as part of Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs, JENESYS 2019.
According to a statement, JENESYS 2019 is promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
The participants are scheduled to participate in ‘13th Asian International Children’s Film Festival’, to be held on Dec 7 in Minamiawaji, Hyogo prefecture.
As part of theme related observation, they will visit Kobe Kitano Ijinkan-gai and Awaji Ningyo Joruri in Hyogo, and Otsuka international museum in Tokushima, to see various styles of Art in Japan.
In addition, they will visit Japan International Cooperation Agency and have a lecture on Japanese Diplomacy in Asia, as well as observe historic places and attractive natures of Japan.
In Minamiawaji, they will participate in School Exchange and interact with Japanese students to have a better understanding of Japan and deepen their interests in Japan.
This programme is aimed to strengthen friendly relationships among those countries, and for participants to proactively share the appeals of Japan and other information upon returning to home country.