On October 22, J.U.K.I, Japan UAE Kizuna Initiative, a cultural exchange organization in Sharjah, UAE, gave presentations and organized activities for cultural experience. The events took place in the Open Studio and the Book Lounge of the Central Library. Kanazawa University has the University-Level Inertnational Partnership Agreement with University of Sharjah, and this visit was realized by support from both Kanazawa University and UAE Embassy. In the presentation part, around 40 students intently listened to the organization’s talk, and there were various lively activities such as Arabic coffee tasting, Sharjah costume try-on, etc. in the cultural experience part.
After the event, the J.U.K.I team attended a meeting with the staff in charge of global affairs of Kanazawa University, and there was active discussion on student exchanges in both countries. There is expectation for more exchanges in the near future.