Cultural Exchange Activities
LJI regularly organizes various exchange activities to promote mutual understanding and strengthen the relationships between the Lao and Japanese people.
STUDY IN JAPAN FAIR
To set a stage for universities from Japan in disseminating information about their education programs and scholarships availability to all students in Laos
Information display service
1-year information service (Information displays at the LJI Lobby and Outside)
EXCHANGE ACTIVITY PROGRAM
The Exchange program between students from a Japanese university to academic exchange and culture exchange between Lao and Japanese students.
LAO LANGUAGE TRAINING
The project for Lao language training program for JICA Volunteers.
YUKATA work shop for students of University of Laos and YUKATA Wearing Service for public
The Japanese tea ceremony (sadō) is a Japanese tradition steeped in history. It is a ceremonial way of preparing and drinking green tea typically in a traditional tearoom with tatami floor. The tea ceremony is for the guests to enjoy the hospitality of the host in an atmosphere distinct from the fast pace of everyday life
Ikebana is an ancient Japanese art of flower arranging using flowers, branches of trees and grasses from nature following the changing seasons. A variety of flowers and leaves are arranged in beautiful vases and used for decoration.
This festival is held on the 3rd or 4th of February, which is the culture of sowing beans to drive for get rid of the bad and bring in the good.
Doll's Day or Girls' Day is celebrated on 3 March of each year, which display a set of ornamental dolls. The dolls are usually seated on red cloth, and may be as simple as pictures or folded paper dolls, or as intricate as carved three-dimensional dolls.
Children's Day is celebrated on May 5 of each year, which display of samurai warrior and fish flag, the koi fish was chosen as a symbol for Boys' Day because "the Japanese consider it the most spirited fish, in honor of children for a good future and in the hope that they will grow up healthy and strong.
Tanabata Festival (star festival) is on the 7th day of the 7th month of the year, when the two stars Altair and Vega, which are usually separated from each other by the milky way, are able to meet. The festival is to write a greeting or prayer in one's own desire and then put it on a bamboo tree to make that prayer come true.