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  • 17 October 2018

    The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tokyo, in cooperation with the Polish Institute, organized a meeting for alumni of one of the oldest Japanese universities - Tsuda Uniwersity, which history dates back to the early 20th century. During the meeting, former university students had the opportunity to listen to a presentation about Poland, a piano concert and try Polish delicacies.

    The meeting, organized on 16 October, took place as part of promotional activities of the Embassy aimed at reaching out to the influential members of the Japanese society with the information about Poland. Tsuda University, where the special emphasis is attached to the education of English, has among its graduates many women with outstanding professional achievements in different fields of international activities. The founder of the university is Mrs. Tsuda Umeko - one of the first women sent by the Meiji government to study abroad and among university graduates, there is Ms. Tomoko Namba, who is the founder and former president of DeNA Co., Ltd.

     

    The event included a presentation about tourist and cultural attractions, the history of Polish-Japanese relations as well as the situation of women in contemporary Poland. The presentation was followed by a piano recital by Miho Kurihara, who performed a number of works by Fryderyk Chopin and other Polish composers. Mr. Piotr Szostak, Charge d’affaires, in his welcome remarks, encouraged all gathered ladies to meet with Poland on the board of the Polish sail training ship “Dar Młodzieży” which will sail to Osaka Port on November 11th and will be available for tourists till its departure on November 16th 2018.

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