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Essay Contest

2011
"Being a Black Woman in Japan: Both invisible and Marked"  Folake Abass(UK)
  "Japan - What lies beneath?"  JJ O'Donoghue(Ireland)
  "Fukushima Crises and Dented Japan in the International Community: My view"  Md. Shafiqur Rahman(Bangladesh)
2010
"A Journey Through The Seasons"   Jenson Deokiesingh (Trinidad and Tobago)
  "Japanese Culture: Some subtilties o' the isle"  Simon Hull(UK)
  "Chasing the Japanese Dream"   Sylvia Thangamary Victor(New Zealand)
2009
”A Cubanita in Kumamoto"   Belkis Lissett Cabrera(USA)
  "Omoiyari - A Japanese Lesson"   Tshering Cigay Dorji (Bhutan)
  ”Japanese Slippers, The Barometer of Emotion"   Kathleen Froede(USA)
2008
"Living The Local Culture- The Importance of The Chonaikai"   Heather Fukase (Australia)
  "Japanese Culture, My Cup of Tea"   David McMurray (Canada)
  "All I Really Need to Know About Japanese Culture I Learned in Summer Camp"   Patrick John Reyes Ramos ( the Philippines )
2007
" The “kaomoji” and the human communication"   Alberto Hikaru Shintani (Brazil)
  "Japan..The wisdom of silence "   Sherin Elsayed Mahmoud Shaaban(Egypt)
  "Japan: A Place to Call Home"  Vishal Varma (India)
2006
"PS: I Love You."   Genevieve Barr (Australia)
  "The Tale of the Bamboo and Sakura"   Zhi Liang Chew (USA)
  "Why Potato? Why Rice? -A Comparison of Food Culture in The Netherlands and Japan"  Leon de Vreede (the Netherlands)
2005
"Japan: An Inward Journey"  Irene Herrera (Venezuela)
  "Japanese culture: the changing of four seasons"   Fundow Jerasakanon (Thailand)
  "The Value of A Human Being"  David C. Moreton (Canada)
2004
"Futurism, Control Freaks and Torii Gate Dreams"   Miles Hitchcock (Australia)
  "Sideviews of Tokyo"   Tse-Mei Lee (Singapore)
  "Gratitude--A Japanese Lesson"   Christal Whelan (USA)
2003
"Japan―a Quiet Teacher"   Katherine Erricker (UK)
  "A Jouney into the Land of Voltes V"   Terence Talorete (the Philippines)
  "Redefining Japanese Culture"  John Tiedemann (USA)
2002
"Japan--- A Journey into Selfhood"   Richa Jayal (India)
  "Japanese Experience and Globalization"   A’kos Kopper (Hungary)
  "A Glimpse of a Heritage through a Bamboo Curtain by a Common-Tao"   Miguel N. Lopez (the Philippines)



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