Wednesday, August 19, 2015

# Study Abroad ♪ Start of your dream!!! Study abroad in Japan - Japanese speech contest in Musashino University-




# Study Abroad ♪ Start of your dream!!! Study abroad in Japan - Japanese speech contest in Musashino University-


Your Japanese stories in a Japanese University!
It is a comprehensive university in Tokyo
Many students there aim to achieve the goal of Japanese Teacher Certification at [International Studies]
It is quite a popular university among foreign students!

Of course!
Here are a variety of international exchange programs for foreign students!
Don't you remember the college we have introduced before?
It is Musashino University!

We have participated in some Japanese culture experience and 
welcome BBQ party!
Free feel to have some review and 
continue to feel the strong culture of 
Musashino University!




[Information of Musashino University]

School Information:  4-year university (found in 1924)
School location:  Musashino Campus: Shinmachi 1-1-20,  Nishi-Tokyo, Tokyo 
Ariake Campus: Ariake 3-3-3, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Department components:  *Literature Department / Department of Human Sciences / Environmental Sciences / Department of Education / Department of Pharmacy / Nursing (Musashino Campus)
*International Communication Studies / Faculty of Law / Department of Economics
   Political Department of Economics / Department of Human Science / Environmental Studies (Ariake Campus)
Number of students: 7,000 (including graduate students)
Number of Professors: 1,020 


Official Homepage 

If you have any questions, 
you can refer to 
(English is fine!)



Today, 
we are here for the International Exchange Program of Musashino University held every year!
-Japanese Speech Contest-




▲ Japanese Speech Contest in Musashino University

What kind of activity is it?
The event is jointly organized by the [Japan Student Services Organization] and [Musashino University].
As part of the research of Japanese language education,
students and professors from the Musashino University,
as well as students from Korea, China, the United States and other universities in the world and well-known professors participated.

It is a presentation of " Discover talents on Japanese language study in the International Education," 
and Japanese speech contest of students from various countries.



It was held in [Tokyo International Exchange Center]

The venue is located in Tokyo's Odaiba [Tokyo International Exchange Center]
A lot of exchange activities of students in Japan and abroad have been held!



▲ Admission

Students from around the world, 
of course there are Japanese students!
Can you feel the passion from their expression?



▲ Let your dream to come true! 

Wow!! 
Here is conference venue for seminars and lectures.
Today's speakers will present their Japanese skills that practiced hardly since then.
Pretty looking forward to their speech carrying uncountable dream and passion on the future.

JAPANKURU's members have participated in these kinds of contest 
while studying Japanese.
It is a bit nervous to recall the memory lol




▲ Student life in Japanese University

Wow!!! Speeches of the students, their brilliant eyes made us feel their passion!
Recalling our dream in old days!

How powerful and motivated!

Start feeling interest in Japan,
decide to study in Japan.
Learn professional knowledge in college. 
Apply knowledge into the community.
Strive to achieve the dreams.

Many determinations.
Many discoveries. 
Many pieces of dream!!!
How impressive!



▲ Many countries gather together

The conference hall was filled with students from various countries
We have mentioned that there are many students from Asian countries like China and Korea.
But this time, we saw students from around the world.
Wow!!! This is truly the forefront of the international exchange!



▲ Message from the President

Principal of Musashino University Mr. Terasaki was giving his speech
to begin the activity officially.



▲ Oh!! MC are foreign students too!

International style!
They both speak fluent Japanese and Chinese about the agenda of the activity!!
Wait... we have seen this guy??





▲ Oh!!!! 
It was the guy we met at the Welcome BBQ party!!!!




▲ Japanese speech contest started!

Audiences are pretty looking forward to it!!

First,
girl from Pusan Foreign Languages University
her speech title was <Japanese language and five yen>.



▲ Follow the speech 
  Feel the dream 

Nothing can cover the strength of language
Language skills and expression
It is really a speech contest of foreign students???
Clap clap clap!

Not only the Japanese level
but also the speech content with different countries' colors!
How impressive!



Student from China
With a little smile, telling her big dream!



Student from Vietnam

Clarity of presentation
 logical and distinct content
Magnetic voice and tone
How attractive!




▲ Never too late to learn!

Learning, studying!
 Not only for the young!
A 60-year old foreign student was telling her experience in Japanese.
Yes!! Never too late to learn!

Can you feel her passion and dreams?
Feel respective to her!!





 ▲ Show their adequate preparation and effort 

Feeling nervous at the same time, 
still present his sincerity.
Touching!



Good job!

At the end of all speeches
Participants were awarded and given prizes and souvenirs.
Everyone's speeches are very awesome.
Whether they would stay in Japan or go back to their countries,
no doubt it is a plus to their future!

You, you and you!!!!
If you have a dream to study abroad in Japan,
don't hesitate!
Do it!!
Go for it!

Live your own life!



▲ Panel discussion

After the speeches, discussion was followed!
The theme of the discussion is "The role of the Japanese language education in the international personnel."
Professors of Japanese culture from China, Korea, Vietnam and San Diego, US participated in the discussion.
Person to organize this discussion is Horii Keiko, professors from Musashino University, professional in  Language and Culture studies.





▲ Q & A Time

At the end of the discussion, 
professors are ready for answering any shape questions from the students!

Next is the special show time of students of Musashino University.



▲ Graceful sound of "koto" filled the whole conference hall

The first performance was Japanese harp (koto)
Deep and distant melody filled the entire hall.





Foreign students altogether!

Cooperation of Local and foreign students!
Can you see their sincere eyes?
Art and music is border-less.




▲ Japanese percussion and "Taiko"

It is said that "drum sound" is the origin of all forms of music in this world
Each country has their own different percussion instruments.
In Japanese, there are "Taiko."



▲ Drum sound filled with dream

Of course, foreign students were part of it!
How charming!



▲ Climax! Of course! it is dance!

This dance team is called "Dance club Alpha."
Wow!!!
What a wonderful show!!!
How soft and flexible are they!!!
Good to be young huh!!


▲ Everybody Jump! !

Audience can not help to follow their rhythm and dance together!!

Of course, local and foreign students are altogether!

Not only focus on studies
but also actively participating in these colorful cultural activities!
There you are a meaningful student life and great memory!




Dream of foreign students!
Treasure the global talents!

Coming to Japan, 
not only learning the Japanese language!
International exchange activities of Musashino University
helps you to discover and express your talent and 
allow us to strive your dream!

Take action!
Don't just dream but act to make it come true!

Your dream place
Tokyo, Japan
promising rich variety of exchange activities to international students
A place to provide an international environment 
Musashino University


[Information of Musashino University]
School Information:  4-year university (found in 1924)
School location:  Musashino Campus: Shinmachi 1-1-20,  Nishi-Tokyo, Tokyo 
Ariake Campus: Ariake 3-3-3, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Department components:  *Literature Department / Department of Human Sciences / Environmental Sciences / Department of Education / Department of Pharmacy / Nursing (Musashino Campus)
*International Communication Studies / Faculty of Law / Department of Economics
   Political Department of Economics / Department of Human Science / Environmental Studies (Ariake Campus)
Number of students: 7,000 (including graduate students)
Number of Professors: 1,020 


Official Homepage 

If you have any questions, 
you can refer to 
(English is fine!)