Pattaya Firework Show

The International Fireworks Competition will take place on Pattaya Beach from 16-17 December and will feature a 3km stretch of fireworks in honour of the 84th Birthday of His Majesty the King. Eight countries will be involved in the two day event which will include a special display featuring fireworks which will explode at a height of 600 meters.

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Japan Foundation at the 2011 Language Show Live

21 October 2011 – 23 October 2011 from 10.00am

National Hall
Olympia Exhibition Centre
Hammersmith
London
W14 8UK

Come and see the Japan Foundation at the 2011 Language Show Live – the UK’s largest language event.

We welcome all Japanese learners, teachers, and anyone else with an interest in sharing or learning about Japanese language and culture.

The Japan Foundation exhibit will feature:

:: Fun Japanese language games and quizzes, including the chance to win a Japan Foundation goodie bag!
:: A name-writing corner – learn how to write your name in Japanese
:: Origami – learn how to make Japanese kabuto (samurai’s helmet) simply from folding paper
:: The chance to practice Japanese with native Japanese speakers
:: Stacks of information about learning and teaching Japanese language, and advice from Japan Foundation staff

Additionally, we will be holding a FREE Japanese language taster session on Friday October 21st, from 15:00 to 15:30.  Tickets will be issued by Language Show organisers on the day and will be given out based on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you get to the show early to avoid disappointment. Class tickets are available to collect from the ‘Taster Class Ticket Desk’.

The Japan Foundation will also be sharing the stand with JP-Books, who offer a large range of Japanese language learning materials.

Click here to read about Japan Foundation’s activities at last year’s Language Show.

Register in advance for the language here for FREE entry!  We look forward to meeting you!

Korea’s Got Talent Choi Sung-Bong

Video preso da yuotube su un ragazzo Coreano che ha commosso il pubblico sia per la sua storia che per le capacita’ vocali. Il ragazzo orfano dall’eta’ di tre anni e che ha vissuto da solo dai 5 canta una canzone in un ottimo Italiano. Se la storia e’ vera ha dell’incredibile. Il video e la storia del ragazzo e’ stato anche pubblicato da Repubblica.it.

The incredible story of Choi, from South Korea, orphan from the age of three who amazed the audience at a Korean Talent Show. Choi sings in a very good Italian. Astonishing!