Japan Expo by Tohoku University

The Global Learning Center at Tohoku University is hosting an online event to showcase Japanese sights and culture.

In seven unique sessions held over two days, students will share information about popular and traditional culture, local summer festivals, and take participants around the lesser-known parts of Japan to explore "hidden gems."

The sessions will be held in English and anyone - anywhere in the world - who is interested in Japan, is welcome to take part. Registration is required.

Dates and time: Dec. 5, 12 noon - 5:15 p.m. (UTC+9)
Dec. 6, 10 am - 5:15 p.m. (UTC+9)
Location: Online via Zoom
To register:
Registration deadline: Dec. 4


Day 1: Dec. 5

12 - 1:15 p.m. Adventures in Japan
2 - 3:15 p.m. Touring Japan
4 - 5:15 p.m. Six summer festivals of Tohoku

Day 2: Dec. 6

10 - 11:15 a.m. Portrayal of Japanese Media
12 -1:15 p.m. Treasure Hunt of Japanese Pop Culture
2 -3:15 p.m. Japanese Pop Culture Expo
4 -5:15 p.m. Kanpai! - What it Means to Be an Adult in Japan.

For full details of each session, click here.

Most sessions will be interactive, and questions are always welcome. Participants are free to attend any or all sessions.


Kazuko Suematsu
Global Learning Center,
Institute for Excellence in Higher Education, Tohoku University

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