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The Annual Party for International Students was held.

K-pop dance performed by Korean students

 On 8th December 2017, the Annual Party for International Students hosted by the President was held at Tottori University main campus. This party is held annually to have enjoyable time with international students, faculty members and Japanese students who support international students. In total, about 150 participants including international students from 20 countries and their families joined this year.

 The party started with the opening address by the President Ryota Teshima and a toast by the International Exchange Trustee Hiromitsu Nakajima. After enjoying pleasant chatting and eating Japanese dishes such as sushi, oden and others, international students and student group “G-Frenz (global friends)” presented various performances and quiz games. Moreover international students from China sang “Kitaguni-no-Haru” by Sen Masao both in Japanese and Chinese, while students from Korea presented a dance performance of the Korean artist group “BIGBANG”.

 In addition, all participants enjoyed Japan and Tottori University trivia games. Hogaku-tomo-no-kai (Japanese music) performance group which specifically plays traditional Japanese musical instruments such as ‘ koto’ and ‘shamisen’ played traditional Japanese music, while international students who joined the annual Shanshan Umbrella Dance Festival last summer and new international students danced with umbrellas as done during the Shanshan Festival. At the end of the party, Prof. Kumi Yasunobu, Director of the Center for International Affairs gave the closing address, and the party ended successfully.

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