BANDA ACEH, KOMPAS.com — hundreds of citizens in the province of Aceh to witness Japan culture festival organized Association of Alumni of Japan (Persada) in AAC Dayan Dawood Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh.
The Chairman of the Committee for the organizers, M Faisal, in Banda Aceh, Wednesday (2/3/2011), says, this cultural festival themed "friendship and culture, Eratkan and Sinambungkan".
"The Festival was held to introduce the culture of Japan to the people of Indonesia, particularly Aceh residents, to deepen the relationship of the two countries," said M Faisal.
His activities that opened Japan Consul, Yuji Hamada, it was also never implemented two years ago and got a good response from the public, especially students.
In addition to rolling out a variety of art from Japan, the Committee shared the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Jakarta will also provide an explanation of the study of D-3, S-1, S-2, and S-3 as well as scholarships to Japan.
"Japan Culture Festival which we conducted this year is more vibrant than ever before," said Faisal.
On the festival which takes place one day it will also be implemented talk show culture and education between Japan and the Japan Consul alumni in Aceh.
The Committee also held a movie bereng, coloring contest, demo Japan character and cuisine, food bazar, origami workshop demo tea ceremony, summer kimono, photo and art exhibition.