The “Japanese Language and Culture Special Program” for Summer 2021 took place in Hiroshima University. The university welcomed the students from its partner universities and institutions of Taiwan, China, and non-kanji countries.
Hiroshima University offers the program since 2010, which is designed for the students from other countires who are interested in Japanese language and culture, to provide them with opportunities to deepen their understanding of Japan and to give them a chance to consider of coming back to our university to study in the future.
The program accepted 6 students from Taiwan from June 28 to July 9, 132 students from China from July 12 to July 22, and 16 students from non-kanji countries from July 26 to August 6.
In this program, the participants took online Japanese language lectures and experienced Japanese culture through the online classes such as “Kendama (Japanese bilboquet)”, “Kendo (Japanese art of fencing)”, “Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement)”, etc. The participants also had an opportunity to interact with Hiroshima University students. They have deepened their understanding of Japanese society and culture through a online visit to Miyajima, a UNESCO world heritage site and Sake Breweries in Saijo, and have learned the importance of peace through a online visit to A-bomb dome and Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.
The participants have learned many things about Japanese language, society and culture through online classroom activities, field trips, and interaction with students from Hiroshima University. We hope that the students participated in this program will be a bridge between Taiwan, China, and non-kanji countries and Japan, and will come back to our university to study in the future.
Students from Taiwan with a certificate (at the time of the face-to-face program)
Students from non-kanji countries with "Kendama" (at the time of the face-to-face program )
Students from China in the class "Japanese Traditional Sports and Manner" (at the time of the face-to-face program)
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