Till which age are the children dependent on the parents and how about the joint family system in Japan? Just with fair knowledge of Japanese could we pursue higher studies in Japan? Is there a possibility to pursue studies through English as a medium of instruction in Japan? How does a group of 4 islands stands together as a strong Nation? Such questions and many more related to Culture, Administration, Environment, Education and Career opportunities in Japan were asked by the students of Shri Natesan Vidyasala MHSS, Mannivakkam, for which Yoshimoto Suguru, the Japanese School Principal and his team of teachers Sonbe Junzo, Adachi Megumi, Umezawa Senami, Hakozaki Sakuji and Hakozaki Yoko with the help of Gayathri Jeyaraman, Direcctor and Venkatesan - Deputy Director of Enishi Nihongo Gakkō - ABK AOTS Dosokai, Tambaram Chapter, answered in the impressive Japanese style.
Likewise the Japanese team had a gained information about the culture, festivals, fashion, education system prevalent in India from the students and the team of Natesan teachers. This was followed by class room observations, cultural events and celebration of Navaratri at the school campus by the Japanese team.
Dr N Ramasubramanyan, Founder of the school, in his welcome address highlighted about the Indo-Japan economic ties. Mr. Hakozaki Sakuji, Teacher of Japanese school, sang a beautiful song ‘Let’s Row the Boat Together!’ penned by him about the religious, cultural, economic bonding between India and Japan in the last several centuries and ended with a peace prayer for both the countries to have everlasting friendship. A small talk show about the significance of learning Japanese language was also organized by ENISHI NIHONGO GAKKO, ABK AOTS Tambaram Centre The knowledge sharing program brought out several key take aways about the cultural, educational, environment and administration related aspects between India and Japan for both the Natesan and Japanese Team.