February 16, 2019

Nihongo Fiesta 2019: Promoting Cultural Exchange Through Language

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  • Promoting cultural exchange through language, Japan Foundation Manila brings back the Nihongo Speech Contest this year and it’s happening along with the Nihongo Fiesta 2019 on February 23 at the Shangri-La Plaza Mall, Mandaluyong!

    Now on its 14th year, the Nihongo Fiesta is back with one of their major events—the Nihongo Speech Contest—which serves as a platform for Filipinos to showcase their language skills through original compositions of any theme. 

    The champion will take part in an all-expense-paid week-long study tour in Japan while all qualified contestants will receive consolation prizes.

    There will also be a quiz bee, film showings, live performances from former JPOP Anime Singing Contest Winners Jhona, Mitch and Mai, and a lot more activities showcasing the Japanese culture to the Philippines!

    Catch the Nihongo Fiesta 2019 this February 23 at the Shangri-La Plaza Mall! Admission is FREE!

    Also read: Here’s Your Guide to Japan Film Week This February and March 2019

    Nihongo Fiesta 2019 Schedule

    Cinema 2 (Shangri-La Plaza Mall)

    • 10:20 am: 46th Nihongo Speech Contest
    • 2:15 pm: 11th Nihongo Quiz Bee for High School Students
    • Japanese Film Screening
      • 5:15 pm: Your Name ( 君の名は )
      • 7:30 pm: Mumon: The Land of Stealth ( 忍びの国 ) 

    Grand Atrium (Shangri-La Plaza Mall)

    • J-Pop Performance 
    • Former J-POP Anime Singing Contest Winners | 1:45 PM
    • 46th Nihongo Speech Contest Awarding Ceremony

    For details on the contest and the festival as well as other cultural projects and programs, you may contact The Japan Foundation Manila at 02-811-6155 to 58 and fax at 02-811-6153. You may also email them at email@jfmo.org.ph or cejaquino@jfmo.org.ph. For updates, visit their website at jfmo.org.ph


    What: Nihongo Fiesta 2019
    February 23, 2019
    Shangri-La Plaza Mall, Edsa corner, Shaw Boulevard, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City

    This is a press release. Minor edits were made prior to publishing.
    Images courtesy of The Japan Foundation Manila Facebook page. 

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