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Press Office - PR#02–2016, February 03, 2016


21 Japanese High School Students to visit the Philippines under
JENESYS2015 Outbound Programme



21 Japanese high school students from the Nagasaki Prefectural Seiryo High School are set to visit the Philippines on February 1-9, 2016 under the JENESYS2015 Programme.


The JENESYS Programme is an initiative launched by the Government of Japan to strengthen mutual understanding between Japan and the Philippines through their respective youths.


This year, the programme's theme and focus is the commemoration of the 70th year of the end of World War II. In line with this, the Japanese students will be conducting special presentations and performances for their Philippine counterparts during the school exchange program on February 4 to 6. Their scheduled activities will also include visits to the Japanese Memorial Garden in Caliraya and battle site of Corregidor, as well as a home-visit to a Filipino family.


The full breakdown of their itinerary is as follows:  


Feb. 1 (Monday)


Arrival in Manila


Feb. 2 (Tuesday)


Courtesy Call: Embassy of Japan in the Philippines
Observation: Ayala Museum


Feb. 3 (Wednesday)


Visit: JICA Office, Briefing on the outline of Japan’s ODA in the Philippines
Observation: Metro Manila Historic Sites


Feb. 4 (Thursday)


School Exchange Program: University of the Philippines Los Baños Rural High School, Los Baños Laguna


Feb. 5 (Friday)


Visit: Monument to the war dead (Japanese Memorial Garden)


Feb. 6 (Saturday)


Home Visit Program


Feb. 7 (Sunday)


Observation: Corregidor Battle Site


Feb. 8 (Monday)


Reporting Session


Feb. 9 (Tuesday)


Departure from Manila


For more information about the JENESYS Programme, please visit the Culture and Education section of the Embassy website (http://www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp).




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