DLSU-Manila hosts storytelling hour
February 26, DLSU-Manila hosted an International Lecture Tour
on Miyazawa Kenji, a Japanese children’s writer and poet.
Three Japanese women performers accompanied the main speaker,
Eiji Sato, former president and now senior adviser of the
Miyazawa Kenji Society.
The event, which included a lecture, poetry reading, musical
numbers, a dramatized performance in Japanese, and a paper
panel theater, was sponsored by the Japan Foundation. It was
organized by the Japanese Studies Program in cooperation with
the Yuchengco Center for East Asia, the Japan Embassy, and
the Philippine-Japan Society. As part of the two-month long
celebration of the Philippines-Japan Festival 2001, the event
will be televised on WINS cable channel.