Monday, May 26, 2008

The Japanese love ceremonies........

There are ceremonies for everything here in Japan. At the start of each of the three terms, there is an opening ceremony and then at the end there is a closing ceremony. They are actually really boring but are a part of the culture so we all do it. These photos are from the closing ceremony in March.

I actually find the students to be abit rude in these ceremonies. Often they talk while the person on the stage is talking. And usually the teachers do nothing about this. The students at my school in Australia would never get away with that.

Unlike in western school, the students face the person presenting them with the award. And not just when they are being handed to them. They stand there while the award is being announced. It is very different to my school in Australia.
Such a learning curve!!!!!!!!!!

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