Saga and Guizhou, China exchange "memorandum about friendship interchange" in 2012, and they promote youth exchange, various interchange including sports interchange until now.
Karatsu west High School (ji*junaokocho) participates in "Saga youth exchange promotion business to be connected to the world" that Saga carries out from 2013, and they interchange with junior high school attached to Guizhou instructor University.
On Friday, July 27, 2018, 13 Guizhou young people delegations (ten students, leading three) visited Karatsu west High School and deepened friendship.
This delegation consisted of student and teacher of junior high school attached to all the members Guizhou instructor University.
States of interchange of the day are as follows.
Friday, July 27 Karatsu west High School
◆9:05 - reception
Both prefectures representative-saving greetings School introduction
Dance announcement (belonging to accompaniment of guitar) Musical instrument performance (flute, violin)
Love dance announcement Souvenir exchange
◆Visit to 9:50 - campus (1) Kyudo club
Model performance by Kyudo club was shown, and students of Guizhou were impressed very much. In addition, we learned about manners of Kyudo including the way of greetings and actually pulled bow from distance that was shorter than usual and deepened interchange.
◆Visit to 10:50 - campus (2) calligraphy club
After performance to music by calligraphy club, students of Guizhou wrote words to like each on postcard by brush and they framed and took to go as memory.
◆12:00 - exchange meeting and luncheon party
Firstly we further deepened interchange while having lunch together after having introduced itself.
As for the time of person who ate in talking absorbedly, there seemed to have been few, but we chose thing which each person liked from side dish of height of bowl and ate a lot with rice ball only in Japan with style that we could eat in total.
◆13:15 - parting
Students of Guizhou received seeing off with all the participants last.
By this school interchange, we exchanged feeling and appreciation of welcome and were able to spend significant time between students of the same age. Each other's distance shrank through interchange, and it looked like even if it was time for parting, it was hard to leave very much.
Friendship will be further expected to deepen between both schools in future.