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Theme: Japanese Culture Exchange

Country: Singapore

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sixteen Japanese university students are scheduled to visit Singapore from February 4th to 12th as part of the Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs “JENESYS 2019” promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).

The group will visit the Embassy of Japan in Singapore, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Singapore and Japanese companies, they will learn the relationship between Japan and Singapore, and deepen the knowledge of Japanese contribution to Singapore, and through the experience of school exchange, homestay, and observation of traditional industry, cultural property protection, history and art, they are expected to have a better understanding of culture and society of Singapore. They will also appeal Japanese culture during each program.

Through this program, we hope the participants proactively share the appeals of Japan and other information after returning to Japan and it ties the relationships between Japan and Singapore.

[For reference] Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs “JENESYS 2019”

People with the ability and future mission to deliver messages between Japan and the countries and regions of Asia and Oceania are invited and dispatched in order to promote an understanding of Japan with regard to politics, economics, society, culture, history, foreign policy, and the like, and pro-Japanese people and experts on Japan are discovered in order to strengthen Japan’s message to other countries and expand Japan’s diplomatic foundation by having the guests and dispatches take the initiative to spread information about the diplomatic stance, appeals, and other facets of Japan.

[Participants] 5 students from Soka University, 6 students from Tokai University and 5 students from Meiji Gakuin University


Tuesday, February 4th

[Arrival in Singapore]

Wednesday, February 5th


[Orientation] JTB Pte Ltd / JTB Asia Pacific Headquarters


[Orientation] Embassy of Japan in Singapore

[Courtesy Call] Japan Creative Centre (JCC)

[City observation] Singapore city, including the Battle Box

Thursday, February 6th


[Lecture] Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.


[Observation] Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Singapore

Friday, February 7th


[Observation] Local Foundation for Education


[School Exchange] National University of Singapore (Discussion, presentation etc.)

Saturday, February 8th


[Observation] Marina Barrage



Sunday, February 9th




[Observation] Bugis/Aarb Street, Chinatown and Little India etc.

Monday, February 10th


[Observation] JTB Pte Ltd / JTB Asia Pacific Headquarters


[Company visit] Sky Greens

[Workshop] Preparation for the Reporting Session

Tuesday, February 11th


[Reporting Session]




Inquiries about the program
JENESYS 2019 ASEAN + Timor-Leste Project Implementing Agency
JTB Kasumigaseki Operations Department

Contact: Junji Mise (Mr.), Yutaka Shintani (Mr.), Takashi Komatsu (Mr.)

TEL: +81-3-6737-9447 Weekdays: 9:00-17:30 (Closed on weekends and holidays)

[Email] [email protected]