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India Week (until 7/10)

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Time/date:

Monday, July 6, 2015 - Friday, July 10, 2015

Venue:

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

First day(7/6)

Opening Parade 12:1012:25 @ Fountain
Come feel the vibes of exotic India as we dance to celebrate a new beginning.

Second day(7/7)

No Event Planned

Third day(7/8)

APU Indo-Japan Conclave 13:3016:00 @ Convention Hall
Asia's two largest and oldest democracies, with ancient cultural links and enduring goodwill between their people, have declared themselves as strategic partners who cooperate in a variety of spheres such as defense, global security, civil nuclear energy, trade and investment, infrastructure, economic development, science, innovation, and cultural and people-to-people exchange.

India has emerged to become one of the fastest growing economies in the world, so there is a renewed interest in India in the Japanese business community, media and academia.

Japanese Investments in India and trade between the two countries are higher than ever before. More and more people in both countries are travelling to and studying and working in the other country.

It is in this context that we need a forum in Japan to explore new possibilities and heights in the bilateral relationship and to facilitate cultural exchange. Amid this backdrop, we have organized the 1st APU Indo-Japan Conclave.

Fourth day(7/9)

Henna and Indian Games 10:3016:00 @ Fountain
Henna, a great cultural asset of India, is used by Indian women to decorate their hands. Indian games are easy and very fun. If you win, you will get cool prizes.

Fifth day(7/10)

Yoga Session for Students and Beppu Residents 12:00 ~ 13:00 / 13:00 @ APU Multipurpose Hall (Building EⅡ, above the CO-OP)
By Yoga Master, Mr. Pandit Ravindrananath Vempati, Indian Embassy

Speech about Indian Tourism 14:00 ~ 14:45 @ APU Multipurpose Hall (Building EⅡ, above the CO-OP)
By Ms. Bidisha Sengupta, Indian Tourism, Indian Embassy
These sessions provide assistance and information as well as cultural, historical and contemporary heritage interpretations to students and individuals at educational establishments, religious and historical sites, museums, and other venues of significant interest.

Grand Show 18:30~20:00 (doors open 18:00) @ Millennium Hall
After the interactive session, the biggest performance of the week, the Grand Show, will be held. The Grand Show will feature a dramatic play entitled ""Love Conquers All” lasting about 1 hour and 45 minutes. In this play, we will focus on the values and culture of Indian joint families. The Grand Show also serves to close out Indian Week 2015.

Indian Corner 10:0017:00 @ Cafeteria Display Booth
Travel back in time and experience the rich and vibrant culture of India. Try putting on our traditional costumes and tasting our refreshing tea.

Rice and Curry & Kottu (Purinima Special) @ Fountain
Come enjoy Indian rice and curry and dosa vada, a popular Indian dish made with meat, vegetables and thinly chopped slices of fried bread.

Indian Tourism Guides Booth @ Space in front of Pacific Café
These booths provide assistance and information as well as cultural, historical and contemporary heritage interpretations to students and individuals at educational establishments, religious and historical sites, museums, and other venues of significant interest.

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