"KAKEHASHI Project" Winston Churchill High School and Johnson High School (Texas)

Invitation in July 2014 (Okinawa Program Group 2)

Winston Churchill High School and Johnson High School (Texas)

Period:July 14 - 24, 2014
Local Visit Destination:Okinawa Pref.
Number of Participants:25

Tour Photo Album

photo of Orientation
Orientation

Photo taken at Tokyo National Museum
Tokyo National Museum
(Learning about Japanese history and culture)

Photo taken at Senso-ji Temple
Senso-ji Temple
(Learning about Japanese history and culture)

Photo taken at Okinawa Prefectural Tomishiro High School
School exchange at Okinawa Prefectural Tomishiro High School

Photo taken with Governor of Okinawa Prefecture
Courtesy call on Governor of Okinawa Prefecture

Photo taken at Okinawa Prefectural Museum
Okinawa Prefectural Museum
(Learning about Japanese history and culture)

Photo taken at Shuri-jo Castle
Shuri-jo Castle
(Learning about Japanese history and culture)

Photo taken with host families
Meeting with host families

Photo of Homestay experience
Homestay experience

Photo taken in Kakazu Takadai Park
Kakazu Takadai Park
(Learning about Japanese history and culture)

Photo taken at The U.S. Consul-General in Okinawa
The U.S. Consul-General in Okinawa

Photo taken in Peace Memorial Park
Peace Memorial Park
(Learning about Japanese history and culture)

Photo taken at Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum
Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum (Learning about Japanese history and culture)

Photo taken at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
(Learning about Japanese cutting-edge technology)

Photo taken at Meiji Jingu Shrine
Meiji Jingu Shrine
(Learning about Japanese history and culture)

Photo taken at Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Courtesy call on Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Photo taken in Harajuku
Harajuku
(Learning about Cool Japan)

Photo taken at Edo-Tokyo Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum
(Learning about Japanese history and culture)

Photo taken in front of National Diet Building
National Diet Building
(Learning about Japanese society)

Photo of Debriefing session
Debriefing session

Voices from Participants

1. Having participated in the KAKEHASHI Project, what do you think are Japan’s strengths and attractiveness?

2. How did you change your perspective of Japan through this project?

3. After returning to the U.S., what aspect(s) of Japan do you want to learn more about?

4. It is hoped that you will promote further mutual understanding between our two countries, serving as bridges in the Japan-U.S. relationship. What will you do to deepen understanding of Japan’s strengths and attractiveness?

5. Please freely describe your experience in the KAKEHASHI Project.

[Contact Us]

The Japan Foundation Youth Exchange Bureau
TEL : +81-(0)3-5369-6022 FAX : +81-(0)3-5369-6042
infokakehashi@jpf.go.jp
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