Japan Movie Festival 2019
Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste organized Japan Movie Festival 2019 for four days, from November 13 to 16 at Fundação Oriente.
There were four Japanese movies screened during the festival such as “Bird Girl”, “The Anthem of the Heart”, “Let’s Go Jets!”, and “Shino Cannot Say Her Own Name”.
Those movies basically tell the stories about young Japanese people’s struggles to achieve their dreams.
These movies can be good example and motivation for young Timorese people to set and focus on their goals by working hard and never give up.
Many people were enthusiastic to watch the movies. They were also served with Japanese Sake and Timorese coffee offered by Peace Winds Japan.
Japanese Speech Contest 2019 at UNTL
On November 22, 2019; the Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste in cooperation with the National University of Timor Lorosa’e with the support of the Japan Foundation held Japanese Speech Contest 2019 at UNTL Auditorium, Liceu-Dili.
There were 13 contestants from several institutions that provide Japanese language course to Timorese competed in the contest such as UNTL, Sta. Rafaela Training Centre, Quesadhip Ruak Centre, and Programa Development for the Future (PDF).
After the contest, winners were invited for a reception at the Embassy of Japan to celebrate their great achievement.