Published On : Thu, Mar 7th, 2013
Education | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

‘Calling Japan’ A Indo-Japanese Cultural exchange festival from 9th March

Nagpur News:

The Institution of Engineers (Nagpur centre) in association with Daiichi Japanese-Language solutions and Japan Foundation have jointly organised a 2- Day Indo- Japanese cultural exchange festival ‘Calling Japan’ in The institution of Engineers, North Ambazari road Nagpur. The event will be inaugurated at the hands of Kamal Singh,former vice chancellor, Amravati university. On this occasion Satoshi Hata, Director, Ritusumeikan university, will be present as chief guest. On 10th vice chancellor Nagpur university Dr. Vilas Sapkal will be guest of honour.

The event is being organized with sole intention to deepen socio-cultural ties of the two countries , and to provide guidance to the students who wish to continue further education in Japan. The two day cultural bonanza will have Exhibitions, education seminars and various workshops.

While speaking to ‘NagpurToday’ Anjali Chafekar of Daiichi Japanese-language solutions said, “The main attraction will be an exhibition of rare photographs citing Indo-Japanese historical relations since 1868 to present era.various workshops on Japanese Calligraphy, Ikebana Traditional flower arrangement, Origami Traditional colored paper folding art for preparing various artistic articles articles and sculptures, Japanese fan painting art for kids shall be held. Apart from this, two Japanese movies will be screened with English sub-titles.”

Anjali Chafekar added, that when it comes to searching of education abroad , generallyUK an US are thought of .but ahead of this countries in science andTechnology,Japan is nowdays becoming centre of attraction for Indian youth. Japanese Universities are providing specialized curriculum at graduation and post graduation level in chemistry, computer science and information technology , economics, medicine , dentistry,  aerospace engineering, oceanography, agriculture, management and various other fields .

Entry to all workshops and exhibition is free to all visitors. Participation in workshops is subject to online registration on however people may watch any workshop registration. For enquiries call 9422123623, 9422105680.

Er. P.R. kulkarni, chairman, Institution of Engineers India, Nagpur, Dr Dilip Mase, Anjali Chafekar , Ameya Patki, Smita Bhargava and Neela Joshi briefed the media.