Aiming to at the promotion of Japanese culture to the friendly people of Nepal, the Japanese Language Teachers’ Association Nepal (JALTAN), in association with the Embassy of Japan as co-organizer, is organizing the Japanese Karaoke Competition 2013 at the National Theatre, Jamal, on Saturday, November 9, 2013.
The competition is jointly supported by JICA Nepal Office, Japanese Association in Nepal, Japanese Universities Alumni Association Nepal (JUAAN), JICA Alumni Association of Nepal (JAAN), and Nepal AOTS Alumni Society (NAAS). (Ambassador of Japan) will also attend the event.
During the competition, the audience will have an opportunity to enjoy various traditional as well as contemporary Japanese live songs live, which they have very rarely have a or almost no chances to hear live in Kathmandu. The competition s will be organized in two categories; a)i.e. contests among Japanese language students and b) non-restricted open contests. Altogether, 15 teams will be contesting from the first category and another 12 teams will take part in the second category. The entrance is free for all on a first-come-first-serve basis.
According to a press release of Japanese Embassy, it is hoped that this type of occasion will help promote cultural ties between the peoples of the two countries, which ultimately helps to the expansion of ever-growing friendly and cooperative relationships between Japan and Nepal.