Education Fair

Four hundred seventy five students from the Canon Open Schools participated in the ‘Education Fair' organized by SWYAA-India to the celebrations of 60 years of Indo-Japan diplomatic relations. Mr. Kei Eda, First Secretary, Embassy of Japan participated in the education fair and held games with all the students by asking them to correlate the numbers with the chart of rubbers and gave all of them presents in a fascinating Japanese game.
The Japanese students participated in activities such as painting, Ikebana, educational games, mental math, quiz, singing, dancing and storytelling besides others along with the students of the Open Schools. A special attraction was the Japanese song performance and Origami display by slum children who were performed under the guidance of their Japanese sensei. Magic shows and puppetry were added to their excitement as traditional artisans were perform to regale the audience mainly comprising of children in the age group of 5-14 years. Education Fair was jointly organized by SWYAA-India and Canon India Private Limited.
Fifteen Japanese students from Toyo Eiwa University participated in Education Fair along with their Professor Saburo Takizawa, who was the guest of honor on this occasion. Ms. Masako, exponent of Odissi tradition of Indian classical dancing performed in front of the children much to their happiness. She taught some of the intricate steps to interested children and danced along with them. The volunteers engaged the children in painting, dancing, craft and singing.