INTERVAL

Just watched in interval.

We had a party at Mori San`s house. Here are some clicks. 🙂

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Desk report from BCIO Interns

Dear Friends,

Greetings!!!!!

Last few days we have been very busy in our work. As the date of convention is very near, all the coordinators, volunteers and other staffs are working very hard to make the upcoming convention successful. Hope it will be a different and fruitful convention for all.

This week we have visited so many big and renowned companies like Toyota, ASO, Kyudenko, Sanix, Fukuoka Bank, Coca Cola, Nakamura University, Saibu gas, Kyushu Railway etc for promoting the upcoming concert of New York Symphonic Ensemble (NYSE). It’s been supported by APCC. Below are the details of the concert,

Performance: New York Symphonic Ensemble (NYSE)

Date : 16th July 2010
Time : Open – 6.30 pm
Start – 7.00 pm
Place : Acros Fukuoka Symphony Hall
Ticket Price : 3000 yen (one person)

Also we have a plan to organize 1st International BC Carnival 2010 in Fukuoka where all the BRIDGE CLUB will participate and broadcast their club to civil people and media. It is an innovative proposal for BCIO and hope it will bring a good prospect for the future.

With regards

Salman & Karuna

2010 PAs` Name list

Congratulation on being selected as Peace Ambassador on 22nd APCC.
  1. Mr. Sushant Bashyal (Nepal)
  2. Mr. Md. Abdullah Al Zahid Sourav (Bangladesh)
  3. Ms. Marsilla BT Azman (Malaysia)
  4. Mr. Sonam Wangdi (Bhutan)
  5. Ms. Ilisapeci Toqataki Vuniwai (Fiji)
  6. Ms. Hui Ya Shen (Taiwan)
  7. Ms. Serena Li (Hawaii)
  8. Ms. Jaiprabh Kaur (India)
  9. Mr. Ron Arua Nafuki (Vanuatu)
  10. Ms. Christine Ashley Leigh (Australia)
  11. Mr. Nikhil Lakhanpal (Atlanta)
  12. Mr. Craig Ramon Neilson (New Zealand)
  13. Mr. Ahmad Mufti Fannani (Indonesia)
  14. Mr. Jayanaka Rivimal Senarath (Sri Lanka)
  15. Ms. Margery Pauline Marquez Bumagat (Philippines)
  16. Ms. Zoe Lavinia Lau (Hong Kong)
  17. Ms. Daovisith Doouangbouppha (Laos)
  18. Ms. Janejira Chairojkanjana (Thailand)
  19. Ms. Mandukhai Amarbayasgalan (Mongolia)
  20. Ms. Tekaeto Rataro (Kiribati)
  21. Mr. Le Ba Quoc Thinh (Vietnam)
  22. Mr. Mir Murad Baloch (Pakistan)
  23. Ms. Chey Kanha (Cambodia)
  24. Mr. Jonathan Pulusau Porter (Samoa)
  25. Ms. Asma Abdull Razzaq (Maldives)
  26. Mr. Adam Assik B. Shahrir (Singapore)

Looking forward to see you in July.

With regards

Karuna & Salman

DONTAKU FESTIVAL

Dear friends,

Greetings!!!

Last two weeks including Golden week holidays we had some wonderful memories. On May 3rd, we took part in Dontaku Festival. On that day we had an interview at NHK nationwide radio program. This program was lively broadcasted from Bay side, opening place of Dontaku festival. Both of us shared our experiences as a JA, impact of APCC in our life, memories with host family. Also one Wing Kids member Ms. Misaki Naito shared her experiences.

You can listen to our interview on this website:  http://www.monsieur.japoneheros.com/salman-bari/

The Dontaku parade was started from 2 pm and there were around 200 APCC participants. We dressed our national traditional costume, Mission project delegates also participated with their traditional costume brought from the respective countries and some participants wore APCC yellow t-shirts. It looked really awesome.

We sang APCC theme songs and waved the name plates of APCC participant countries.

It was really nice and wonderful experience for us. Hope we can join that again next year.

With regards

Karuna

Salman