It was a day for Japanese in Cambodia to say “akemashite-omedetou-gozaimasu” or “Happy New Year” to each other.
With the apparent rise in number of Cambodians travelling to Japan for tourism, the Embassy of Japan and the Japan National Tourism Organisation organised the Japan Travel Fair at Aeon Mall Sen Sok City on November 11 and 12.
Opening wide doors for Cambodian youths to experience and understand Japan – its culture, traditions and developments – the Embassy of Japan and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport held the JENESYS 2018 youth exchange programme at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center on October 25.
Over a thousand students from different schools around the country gathered at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center for the screening of the 12 short films of the in-country Asian International Children’s Film Festival 2018.
Cambodia and Japan maintained close ties for 65 years – bridging differences in languages, traditions, religions and beliefs.
The 21st Japanese Speech Contest for Japanese language learners started last week. This contest aims to further promote the understanding of Japanese culture and language amongst the Cambodian youth.
The embassy of Japan recently hosted a programme to welcome 22 Japanese delegation including 18 Japanese students and teacher of three colleges of national institute of technology of their visit to Cambodia.
The theme of this year’s festival was “Beat of Japan” and spectacular music performances from both countries were presented in the ceremony.
The Japanese community and Embassy of Japan organised an event to celebrate Japanese New Year with traditional Japanese performances, drinks and food.
The first Japan Travel Fair, an initiative of the Embassy of Japan and the National Tourism Organization of Japan, opens this weekend.
The Embassy of Japan and the Ministry of Education hold a performance competition as part of the JENESYS 2017 youth exchange programme.