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ASEAN Anniversary Events


IndonesiaClass 033.jpg ”Textiles of Indonesia”
Vietnam1421.jpg“Vietnam’s New Tourism Attractions”
ThaiClass016.jpg “Thai Pop Culture”

Duration : August 8 – 11, 2011
Venue : ASEAN-Japan Hall

Tourism & Exchange Division conducted a series of special events to commemorate the foundation of ASEAN, which was established on August 8, 1967 as follows:

<Aug. 8  Longstay Seminar – 100 participants>
The seminar was conducted with cooperation of the Longstay Foundation and National Tourism Offices of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand.  The event drew a full house, which proved the high level of interest in Longstay abroad among the general public.  

<Aug. 9  Textiles of Indonesia – 29 participants>
A textile designer Ms. Machiko Watanabe gave presentation on textiles and cultures of various parts of Indonesia.

<Aug. 10  Vietnam’s New Tourism Attractions – 33 participants>
Mr. Kodaka, an expert on Vietnam’s pesent history, introduced not only tourism but also Vietnam’s clothing, food and housing.

<Aug. 11  Thai Pop Culture – 34 participants>
Ms. Mako Shirata, a writer of Thai entertainment business, spoke about Thai movies and pop culture by showing some videos.