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JICE Chubu Office Hosted Cooking Party for International Students

More than two regions International Student Service

JICE Chubu Office hosted a cooking party at Nagoya Naka Lifelong Learning Center for the international students living in Aichi and Mie Prefectures on March 23rd Friday, 2018. Invited were the students studying under four different scholarship categories supported by JICE Chubu Office.

Thirty-nine international students, their family members and friends from 16 countries joined the party. Mr.Shamsidinov Ulugbek, Ms. Abdurakhmanova Sarvinoz, Ms.Felicia Rosamond Mendy and Mr. Behroze Rostami volunteered as cooking instructors and everyone enjoyed cooking and tasting traditional meals and sweets such as Gambian peanuts stew, Uzbek fried rice and sweets and Afghan chicken curry.

The cooking party has not only brought international students together but offered an opportunity to build human networks beyond the difference of nationalities and program categories as well as to develop a good relationship with the staff members of JICA and JICE who care them very much. JICE hopes that through such interaction international students will strengthen the bonds between among themselves and with Japanese.

JICE will be further committed to supporting the academic activities of international students and helping them enrich their life in Japan through providing cultural and social opportunities such as this one.

※Numbers of participants by international student project categories
Numbers of participants_EN.pdf

Chubu Office
Yuko MINAMI (Ms.)
Student Program Officer
JICE Chubu Office

ABE and PEACE participants and JDS student learning how to cook Uzbek cuisine from JDS Uzbekistan student (forth from right)
ABE and PEACE participants and JDS student learning how to cook Uzbek cuisine from JDS Uzbekistan student (forth from right)
A family member from JDS student (left) is instructing how to  bake sweets
A family member from JDS student (left) is instructing how to bake sweets
ABE participant is cooking Gambian stew
ABE participant is cooking Gambian stew
A PEACE participant eating with his son
A PEACE participant eating with his son
Each team writing their recipe
Each team writing their recipe
An ABE participant (left) who graduated in March giving a speech to all and is leaving Japan in a week
An ABE participant (left) who graduated in March giving a speech to all and is leaving Japan in a week
An ABE participant(right) is having an origami medal put around his neck by a JICE staff member
An ABE participant(right) is having an origami medal put around his neck by a JICE staff member
Closing remark from a JICA Chubu staff member
Closing remark from a JICA Chubu staff member
The international students from 16 countries, their families, their friends, JICA and JICE staff members; Around 50 participants enjoyed a joyful time together!
The international students from 16 countries, their families, their friends, JICA and JICE staff members; Around 50 participants enjoyed a joyful time together!