Japanese Film Festival starts June 27 in Baguio

Philippine-Japan Friendship Month 2011
Cultural Exchange Programs in Baguio City - Overview


Theme:
“ Over the Milky Way” 

Purpose:

Philippines and Japan are geographically speaking, very proximate.
However, the same cannot be said on how aware Filipino and Japanese are
on each other’s cultures.
In order for us to cross or bridge this Milky Way, we would like to
introduce Japanese tradition and update culture for both peoples to enjoy
and nurture together, especially, the younger generation in Baguio City
and Benguet Province of Northern Luzon with the end in view to foster
mutual understanding.

Programs:
The following five (5) programs are planned for June to July 2011 :


(1)Japanese 16mm Film Festival

12 Japanese films will be shown in 5 major universities in Baguio and
Benguet. The film showings will be 2 days each for each university for college students and 5 days at the Baguio Museum for elementary and high
school students and the general public.

Period : June 27 to July 27, 2010
Venue : 5 universities mentioned below and the Baguio Museum
Host : Embassy of Japan in the Philippines & The Japan Foundation, Manila

Co-host : Japanese Association in Northern Luzon,
Baguio Museum - film showings on July 18, 20, 22, 25, 27
In Cooperation with:
Benguet State University - June 27 & July 2 – Strawberry Hall
University of Baguio - June 30 & July 1 – UB Square Hall, 3F, Bldg.F
Saint Louis University - July 4 & 5 – Auditorium, 9F, Devesse Bldg.
University of the Cordilleras –July 11 & 12– Auditorium, 9F, Nursing Bld
University of the Philippines Baguio - July 14 & 15 - Auditorium
Filipino - Japanese Foundation of Northern Luzon
Lubong-Baguio, PHILAJAMES-N.L. ,


(2)Exchange Photo/Poster Exhibition

Photo Exchange of scenic spots taken by Filipino and Japanese photogra-
phers and Japanese posters will be exhibited. On exhibit will be photos of 15 Japanese scenic spots taken by Filipinos and 15 photos Philippine scenic
spots taken by Japanese photographers to showcase their different inspir-
ing view points.
Also, in the Baguio Museum, 10 different Japanese films on DVDs with
different story lines showcasing different aspects of Japanese life and
culture will be shown.

Period : July 8 to July 30, 2011
Venue : Baguio Museum, Flying GECKO Art Gallery
Host : Embassy of Japan in the Philippines & The Japan Foundation, Manila
Photos by : Yasuhiko Naoi (Japan), Kidlat de Guia (Philippines)

Co-host : Sundaland Art Net, Philippines,
Japanese Association in Northern Luzon
Baguio Museum,

In cooperation with :
The Flying Gecko Art Gallery , PHILAJAMES-NL,
Benguet State University, Saint Louis University, University of Baguio,
University of the Cordilleras, University of the Philippines Baguio,


(3)
Baguio Tanabata Star(Bamboo)Festival 2


The First Tanabata Star (Bamboo) Festival was a resounding success last
year – so we decided to have it again this year - 2011.
The participants of the festival, as in the previous year, will be asked to
decorate the Tanabata bamboo trees by writing their wishes on colorful
strips of paper to be hang on the bamboo trees, decorating them similar
to Christmas ornaments.
The wish paper strips will be hung individually by the children on bamboo
branches to make dreams come true.

The activity welcomes everyone who would like to experience and enjoy
the interesting Japanese culture. Students from elementary schools, high
schools, the Filipino-Japanese Friendship Association of Northern Luzon,
the Japanese Association in Northern Luzon, etc. will be taught Origami
paper craft and Tanabata bamboo tree decoration.

As another highlight of the Tanabata Matsuri , Star Festival 2, on July 9 (Sat), the Cosplayers group (XD gumi) in Baguio City will join to showcase
the most updated culture in Japan.

Period : July 8 to July 30, 2011
Venue : Baguio Museum
Host : Baguio Museum, Japanese Association in Northern Luzon

In cooperation with :
Filipino-Japanese Friendship Association of Northern Luzon,
PHILAJAMES-NL, Association of Nihongo Teachers-NL,
Baguio City National High School, Baguio Achievers’ Academy,
Mary Immaculate School, Small World Christian School,
Berkeley School, Pines Montessori School, Baguio SPED Center,
University of the Philippines– Baguio, Fine Arts,
Cosplayers group(XD Gumi) in Baguio city

Special thanks to :
SHIMIZU AND CO.,LTD (Mr. Jun Shimizu) 
PRO TECH MACHINERY CORPORATION  
RK SHIMIZU(NAGASAKI)FOUNDATION INC. 
STG CORPORATION(ERS) (Mr. Shinichi Shimose)


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(4) 2011 Philippines-Japan Friendship Day Celebration on July 23

July 23 has been designated as Philippine-Japan Friendship Day and the
whole month of July as Philippines-Japan Friendship Month per
Memorandum of Agreement of the governments of the Philippines and
Japan.

To celebrate Philippine-Japan Friendship Day , floral offerings will be
conducted at Dr. Jose Rizal Monument, Rizal Park, and the Filipino-
Japanese Memorial Park , beside Home Sweet Home, followed by
the “Journey on Filipino-Japanese Friendship Bridge” at the Baguio City
National High School.

Date/Time : July 23 (Sat) – 7:30 a.m.
Venue : Rizal Park/Filipino-Japanese Memorial Park/BCNHS
Host : Filipino-Japanese Foundation of Northern Luzon, Inc.
National Correspondents Club of Baguio,
Japanese Association in Northern Luzon, Inc.

Co-host : Baguio City, Baguio City National High School
In cooperation with :
PHASES Learning Center
National Institute of Information Technology(NIIT)

Special thanks to :
SHIMIZU AND CO.,LTD (Mr. Jun Shimizu) 
PRO TECH MACHINERY CORPORATION  
RK SHIMIZU(NAGASAKI)FOUNDATION INC. 
STG CORPORATION(ERS) (Mr. Shinichi Shimose)




(5) 2011 Great Earthquake & Nuclear Disaster in Japan

In addition to the above mentioned photo and poster exhibit, the Japanese Association in Northern Luzon(JANL) will exhibit and highlight about 30 documentary photos of the
2011 Great Earthquake & Nuclear Disaster in Japan

Photos provided by : Japanese Visual Journalist Association
Special thanks to : Color World Baguio.

The documentary photo exhibit will go around the universities and the
museum June 27 to July 30, to encourage and solicit contributions and
donations to be donated to the Japan Red Cross to support the victims
of the Japanese earthquake and nuclear disaster.



Prepared and written by :

Japanese Association in Northern Luzon, Inc.
June 15, 2011
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