Japanese Culture Day held in Kazakhstan

Japanese Culture Day was held at the Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan last October 7, 2017. This is an annual event organized by the Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kazakhstan Japan Center for Human Development.
The museum director and the Ambassador of Japan in Kazakhstan greeted the audience. Japanese culture was demonstrated through traditional drum performances, Shamisen and Koto playing. There were booths set up for origami, Go and Shogi games, and calligraphy. The Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU) Japanese Course participants put up an onigiri-making booth. Around 300 visitors visited the KazNU booth.