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Japan Month 2008
Date: 20 Mar - 25 Apr 2008 

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is pleased to announce the Japan Month 2008 which will take place from March 20 to April 25, 2008.

The programmes in the Japan Month 2008 include:

1. Mar 20, 2008 (Thursday)
Lecture by Dr. Sen Genshitsu,
The Cultural Realm of the Japanese Way of Tea: “Peacefulness through a Bowl of Tea"
followed by Chado Demonstration and Japanese Tea Appreciation
Venue : Rayson Huang Theatre
Time : 5:30pm ~ 8:30pm

2. Mar 31- Apr 3, 2008
Japan Festival 日本の祭り­
Venue: K.K.Leung Concourse
Time: 12 noon - 7 pm

3. Mar 31 to Apr 25
Board Exhibition of Chado

4. Apr 1, 2008 (Tuesday)
Sakura Sakura : Springtime Violin Melodies by Ms Fujikake Yukiko
Venue : Global Lounge
Time : 12:45pm to 1:30pm

5. Apr 9, 2008 (Wednesday)
Film Show: 'Kikujiro’s Summer' 菊次郎の夏
Venue : T6, Meng Wah Complex
Time : From 5:30pm

6. Apr 9 to May 18, 2008
Sharaku through the Eyes of Contemporary Japanese Artists  現代日本寫樂藝術
Venue : University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong

7. Apr 13, 2008 (Sunday)
The 4th Hong Kong Secondary School Students Japanese Speech Contest
Venue : Rayson Huang Theatre
Time : From 2:00pm

8. Apr 16, 2008 (Wednesday)
Get into the J-pop Groove
Venue : Global Lounge
Time : 12:45pm to 4:00pm

9. Apr 24, 2008 (Thursday)
Japanese Traditional Inns and their Great Female Managers
Venue : Global Lounge
Time : 12:30pm to 2:00pm Staying at Ryokan (感受日本的傳統旅館)
            4:00pm to 5:30pm  Kimono Workshop  (和服穿著示範與體驗)

10. Apr 25, 2008 (Friday)
Students in Japanese Studies : Plays, Poems, and Presentations
Venue : Theatre 303, Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre
Time : From 3:00pm

Co-organized by
Office of International Exchange
Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong
Society of Japanese Language Education, Hong Kong
Japan Airlines
University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong

For enquiries, please contact Ms Lucilla Cheng (2859-2049 /

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