JENESYS 2.0: Science and Technology 4th Batch (Fashion Design) Students & Youth Exchange Programme (Singapore, Myanmar, Lao PDR)
26 February 2014
From 24 February to 4 March, about 70 university students from Singapore, Myanmar and Lao PDR are visiting Japan as part of programme on the theme of “Science and Technology (Fashion Design)” under JENESYS 2.0.
Participants first visited Tokyo and Chiba to observe a fashion design company and Japanese culture as well as to exchange views at a school. Then they have been divided into three groups to visit Nagano or Fukuoka Prefectures. In order to have a first-hand experience with the “Cool Japan” that is highly acclaimed and attracting a large attention in many fields, the participants will have an opportunity to feel the attractions of each prefecture on various aspects through visiting a local government, a local company and popular sights, having cultural experience as well as exchanging views with local residents.
This programme is expected to enable youths in Singapore, Myanmar and Lao PDR to deepen their understanding of and interest in Japanese values including its strengths and attractions as well as to disseminate their experiences to their respective countries.