Wiguna Hasta Kusumah (1718101014) Widyatama University Japanese Language Study Program student got an invitation from the Kamenori Foundation to join the Networking program along with 90 students from other Universities in Asia and Oceania regions including China, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam.
The Kamenori Foundation in collaboration with the Japan Foundation invited outstanding students from each country in the competition held by the Japan Foundation last year. Wiguna won the speech contest when he was in the junior high school.
When they arrived in Japan, students were welcomed by Nishida Sensei as the representative of Kamenori Foundation. The activity had taken place from March 26, 2019 to April 1, 2019, but the core event had been held on March 30, 2019. As for all funding, including departure transportation to Japan trip, accommodation and consumption during the program were guaranteed by the Kamenori Foundation. Students involved in these activities interacted to introduce themselves and shared information about the culture of each country.
The establishment of the Kamenori Foundation purposes to foster relationships of friendship and mutual understanding through exchanges between Japanese youth and youth in other countries in Asia and Oceania. Kamenori is committed in fostering future leaders who can work as connection between countries. The Kamenori Foundation supports grassroots programs for young people in Japan and other countries in Asia and Oceania, providing opportunities to experience and understand various cultures, ideas and customs. (Sumber http://www.kamenori.jp/kamenoriENG.html)
“I’m very proud to be able to bring the name of Indonesia to the Asian scene. Bring the name of the School and University.” Said Wiguna.
“Thank you, SMAN 10 for I’m able to be the alumni. And also by opportunity to study and participate in this program and Thank you for the Japanese Language Study Program, which has supported me ” he stated. (Ed)