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【July 16(Mon./PH)】Cambodia Week: Movie & Dance Performance by the Cambodian Student Association in Japan

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As part of the special events for the Cambodia week, we are pleased to present you the screening of “The Volunteer, for Real?” and Cambodian dance performances ♪ Come and join us at the ASEAN-Japan Hall !!

★The Screening of “The Volunteer, for Real?”★

Cambodia Movie Poster   

~ You can’t change the world, but you can trigger the change ~ 

【Introduction】
2010/110mins
Director: Tsuyoshi Satoda
Narrator: Kengo Takami

【Story】
When Hiroaki Ishimatsu begins to wonder if there’s more to his privileged life than sleeping in class, hitting on girls, and partying, he decides to start a volunteer club called GRAPHIS, a non-profit student group which raises the funds to build a school in Cambodia for impoverished kids. Upon observing the conditions of Cambodian healthcare, Ishimatsu, a medical student and budding doctor, decides that he also wants to build a clinic for rural Cambodian residents, an undertaking with considerably more obstacles and costs.

【Message from the Director】
“I have to do something but I don’t know what I should do!” For those who share the same feeling, this is the movie I want you to watch. It depicts the happiness and despairs that only those who had like there is no tomorrow to achieved their goals know.

【Schedule】
13:50     Open
14:00     Opening Remarks by the Cambodian Student Association in Japan(CSAJ)
14:15     Message from Tsuyoshi Satoda Director
14:25     Screening of the movie

☺Find out more about the movie here!☺

★Cambodian Dance Performance★

❂❂Apsara Dance   16:20~
The traditional Cambodian court dance, Apsara, will be presented to you by the Cambodian Student Association in Japan (CSAJ)! You might experience a time warp back to the ancient kingdom of Cambodia !!

❂❂Khmer Folk Dance  16:35~
The Cambodian Student Association in Japan (CSAJ) will also show you the popular Khmer folk dance that many of the Cambodians enjoy during wedding ceremonies or new year parties.

 

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PR, ASEAN-Japan Centre

☎ 03-5402-8118

✉ ajc-pr@asean.or.jp

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