Logo Competition: 150 Years of Friendship between Japan and Belgium
In 2016, Japan and Belgium will celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations and friendship. In the run-up to this year of friendship, a public competition is being held to select the official anniversary logo... » more
Entry Deadline: Saturday 20th December 2014
The 24th Japanese Speech Contest in Belgium”
On 29th November, the 24th Japanese Speech Contest in Belgium organized by NIHONJINKAI was held, and Ambassador Ishii attended as a judge.
Ms. Jekaterina BÄLT (“Nihon no Osake no Bunka : Gaikokujin toshiteno Kanso” in which she experessed her impression of Japanese drinking culture) won the first prize, and Mr. Konstantin DOSHISHTI-AGOLLI (“Nishikori Kei : Nihon no Asahi” in which he made a speech and performed regarding a famous Japanese tennis player, Kei Nishikori) won the Ambassodor’s prize... » more
Ambassador’s Lecture at VUB
On 25 November, Ambassador Ishii was invited by VUB (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and Vesalius College to give a lecture titled “How Japan sees the future of Asia and copes with it: Challenges & Opportunities”... » more
Japanese Wine Seminar
A Japanese wine seminar was held in the Ambassador’s residence on 24 November. Mr. Yamaguchi, director of the Mercian Corporation Europe Office, explained the allure of Japanese wine in form of a wine tasting event to approximately 30 guests, including wine specialists, import traders, journalists and other professionals... » more
Eighth Minister's Award for Overseas Promotion of Japanese Food
During the 8th Minister's Award for Overseas Promotion of Japanese Food this year, the contribution of Brussels Japanese restaurant owner and chef, Mr. Suetsugu to the promotion of Japanese food was recognized and he received the award from the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries... » more
Ambassador Ishii’s lecture at Marie-Haps University
On 20 November, Ambassador Ishii gave a lecture entitled “Major Trends & Policy Goals from Asia to the World” at Marie-Haps University. Ms. Dal, Rector of the university and many professors and students attended the lecture and a lively question and answer session was held... » more
Ambassador Ishii’s lecture at the University of Ghent
On 20 November, Ambassador Ishii gave a lecture at the University of Ghent entitled “How Japan sees the future of Asia and copes with it: Challenges and Opportunities”, attended by many students, especially those majoring in Japanese... » more
The diplomats who saved lives: Chiune Sugihara and Jan Zwartendijk
On 20 November, the Japanese Embassy, the Lithuanian Embassy and the Dutch Embassy jointly organized a commemorative event called “The diplomats who saved lives: Chiune Sugihara and Jan Zwartendijk”. Ambassador Ishii attended this event along with the Lithuanian Ambassador, the Dutch Ambassador... » more
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