Japan International Cooperation Center
American high school students will visit Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto, and Shiga! Through tours of Tokyo, school exchanges, and home visits, students deepen their understanding of Japan and nurture friendships between Japan and the United States.
In the third batch of the Kakehashi Project high school student invitation program, nine American high school students will be invited to visit Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto, and Shiga prefectures. Promote understanding of Japanese society and culture through human exchanges.
The American high school students visiting Japan this time had face-to-face exchanges with their pen pals during school exchanges in Yokohama. and build trust. In Tokyo, they will visit the National Diet Building, etc., and in Kyoto and Harajuku, they will deepen their understanding of Japanese pop culture.
This program is an invitation program conducted as part of the Kakehashi Project (United States), an international exchange program promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan called the “Interchange Program for Promoting Understanding of Japan.”
Name: Exchange Program for Promoting Understanding of Japan Kakehashi Project (U.S.A.) “High School Student Invitation Program 3rd Batch” Date: February 21 (Tuesday) to February 28 (Tuesday), 2023
Target: 9 Renaissance High School students (8 high school students, 1 school official)
Places visited: Tokyo, Kanagawa, Kyoto, Shiga
2/20 (Monday) Departure from the United States
2/21 (Tue) Arrival in Japan, Orientation
2/22 (Wed) [School Exchange] Yamate Gakuin High School
[Observation] Cup Noodles Museum, Red Brick Warehouse)
2/23 (Thursday) Move to Kansai [Observation] Kyoto International Manga Museum, etc.
2/24 (Fri) [Observation] Miidera Temple (Otsu City)
[School Exchange] Shiga Prefectural Shigaraki High School (Koka City) 2/25 (Sat) [Observation] Hachimanbori (Omihachiman City)
[Home Visit] Higashiomi City Tourism Association
2/26 (Sun) Workshop, move to Tokyo, visit Tokyo
2/27 (Mon) [Observation] Meiji Jingu Shrine, Harajuku [Observation] National Diet Building, House of Councilors, Imperial Palace, Tokyo Metropolitan Government Observatory
2/28 (Tue) [Debriefing session], Departure from Japan
Implementing Organization: Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) [Image
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