The closing ceremony of the 19th JLCC was held on August 7th, 2019 at last. All the students were punctual so that we could start the ceremony on time. A student receiving a certificate of participation. The coordinator giving feedback of the entire program. a student representative giving a speech in Japanese that was enhanced within about a year. At the end of the ceremony, everyone gathered for a photo shooting. They look so content! After the ceremony, we moved on a reception. the students seemed that they did not want to leave, but apparently enjoyed spending the rest of the time and taking photos with their classmates. We hope […]
Our first study trip since Reiwa Era has started was to go to Yoshinogari Ruins in Saga Prefecture. Yoshinogari Ruins is part of Yoshinogari National Park and the biggest ruins of Yayoi Period (BC 1000 to AD 300; several theories exist) in Japan. JLCC students disguised in the Yayoi people. They look great! They tried making Magatama, an ancient accessary, from scratch. They were serious curbing stones. They look having fun making Magatama for the first time. After curbing and fixing the stones, they rinsed and rubbed by sand paper. At last, they put a string through a hole, and then completed. It seemed that they enjoyed making Magatama, the […]
On April 5th, 2019, the JLCC students went on one-day study trip to Hita City, Oita Prefecture. To start up, they visited the beautiful Japanese garden named Keisekien -Yabakei Dam Memorial Park – located in Nakatsu City, Oita Pref., which was one of the New Three Views of Japan. Fortunately, it was the perfect cherry blossom season so that they could take a lot of photos. After that, they went on Mameda-machi, HIta City, Oita Pref., which was famous for its raditional buildings well preserved from the Edo Period. They wandered around the town that still remained the atmosphere of the rich history and culture of the time… they enjoyed observing […]
JLCC students went on a study trip to Nagasaki and Takeo with JTW students for over night. JLCC and JTW students gathered in Peace Park, Nagasaki City. You can see how big our group is! Unfortunately, it was raining when they visited Mifuneyama Rakuen, Takeo City. Yet, our JLCC students were admiring the weather by commenting “Autumn leaves in rain were rather beautiful.” Good students! JLCC and JTW students had a dinner in a banquet room at a ryokan, Japanese styled hotel, in Takeo City. They seemed to enjoy having a lot of Japanese festive meals. They also visited Glover Garden, Nagasaki City; Kyushu National Museum, Dazaifu City and more during […]
Students from the 19th JLCC interacted with the local people and staff at Harukaze Community Center, Itoshima City on November 4th, 2018. The staff of Harukaze Community Center prepared Yukata and helped the students wear one and got female students’ hair done. In return, the students sang a Japanese song to show their appreciation. The students got excited at drumming Japanese Taiko and practiced the Taiko performance vigorously. In addition, they experienced pounding mochi and making rice balls, and played Japanese traditional games such as Takeuma, Hanetsuki, and Kendama. Also, the students had Butajiru and Zenzai that were cooked by the staff and local people from the community while having a […]
- JLCC Closing Ceremony Held on August 7, 2019
- JLCC Students Visited Yoshinogari Ruins, Saga Pref. on May 20!
- JLCC Students Visited Hita, Oita Prefecture on April 5, 2019!
- JLCC Students Went on a Nagasaki Trip with JTW Students
- JLCC Students Interacted with Locals of Harukaze Community Center, Itoshima City on November 4, 2018