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Japanese and Communication Department at the Faculty of Liberal Arts Organized the 15th Japanese Cultural Day #JUBUNihonsai 2020

Patcharin Jongjai     2020/01/17 ,     ( 473 views)  

On 17 January 2020, the Japanese and Communication Department at the Faculty of Liberal Arts organized a Japanese exhibition titled the 15th Japanese Cultural Dayat the Faculty’s theater, UBU. Assistant Professor Dr. Surasak Khamkhong, Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts, presided over the event. Participants consisted of both UBU and high school staff and students from around the local communities. The objective of the event was to raise awareness on Japanese traditions and culture. It also aimed to provide an opportunity for high school and university students to network and build a stronger connection through their Japanese skills. UBU hopes that the event served as an inspiration for high school students to major in the university’s Japanese Language and Communication major.

During the event, there were multiple exhibitions displaying different aspects of Japanese culture such as calligraphy, folding paper(origami), dressing up in yukata and the making of certain Japanese foods.Furthermore, there were a J-UBU Cos-play contest, J-UBU dance contest, J-UBU display competition and J-UBU singing contest. These competitions were organized to provide a space for high school students to display their talents and understanding of the Japanese culture.

The Japanese and Communication Departmentorganizes this Japanese exhibition annually and hopes that the participants leave with a strengthened understanding and interest in Japanese language, culture, and society. UBUsincerely thanks all participants who attended this year’s event and looks forward to welcoming future participants.


Translated by: Jarinda Boonjan

Original (Thai) version by: Therdphoom Thongin 

English revised by: Thaviny Shaipitisiri

Photos by: Therdphoom Thongin