Deaf students from Uzbekistan and Japan enjoy exchange through video conference

Uzbekistan students show a performance.

The Japanese students introduce the tea ceremony. (photos:

October 2, 2014

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has utilized video conference system called "JICA-Net which connects overseas and each base in Japan directly as a connection means with the country where neither the Internet nor communication technique has generally spread yet.

The students of the Tashkent No. 101 School for the Deaf in Uzbekistan and the Osaka Municipal Hearing Special Support School enjoyed the exchange program on September 18 using the JICA-Net.

First, Japanese students introduced an an animated cartoon, "tea ceremony" as traditional culture with demonstration, judo and soccer.

Uzbekistan students showed the performance of taekwondo (Korean martial art), and dancing of the traditional marriage ceremony.

This exchange saw the 9th year this year.

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