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2007.1121

Japanese Students Introduce Their Culture at the International Lounge

<div><font face="Arial"><font face="Arial"> <p><br /> By Sabrina Lin<br /> Campus Reporter</p> <p>Japanese culture was highlighted during the weekly international culture activity at the International Lounge this noon.</p> <p>Ichikou Inoue, a Japanese graduate student who is studying political science at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), said that he would also learn a lot about Japanese culture although he is a native.</p> <p>&ldquo;Honestly, I would not know so much about my own culture prior to joining this event today,&rdquo; Inoue said.</p> <p>During the event, Japanese students tried to impress their fellow students and teachers who participated in the event by showing pictures and clothing of all Japanese-related items, such as sumo-matches and Japanese rice balls.</p> <p>The Office of International Affairs organized the weekly cultural activity at the lounge every Wednesday noon.&nbsp; International students would have a chance to introduce their own countries to their classmates and friends here in Taiwan.&nbsp; Following this week, culture fairs for Vietnam, Malaysia, Korea, Thailand, India and Indonesia will be organized at the same place at the same time every week.</p> </font></font></div>