Be golden, here to start
the next 50 years

- Shine, the next 50 years starting from here -

JapanASEANWelcome to the special site for the 50th anniversary of friendship and cooperation! Since 1973, Japan andASEANhas built cooperative relationships for peace and development in the Asia-Pacific region.In particular, people-to-people exchanges have become the cornerstone of strong partnerships based on "heart-to-heart trust."On this site, you can find various anniversary events that will be held in 2023,ASEANIn addition to introducing people who are active as bridges connecting people from various countries, we will carry out campaigns that local people will participate together and excite.This site isASEANWe hope that it will be a catalyst for creating the next 50 years of our relationship.

Welcome to the special website dedicated to the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation! Since 1973, ASEAN and Japan have built a cooperative relationship for peace and development in the Asia-Pacific region. In particular, people-to-people exchanges have been the foundation for the strong partnership based on “heart-to-heart understanding.” This website introduces various anniversary events that will be held in 2023 as well as the people in ASEAN Member States and Japan who are connecting the people within. Also, we will be carrying out campaigns in which everyone from the region can participate together. We hope this website will serve as an opportunity to start the next 50 years of ASEAN-Japan relations.

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Disclaimer
The notation on this map is for illustration purposes only and does not indicate the AJC's position with respect to the legal status or borders of any country or region.

Disclaimer: Markings on this map are for illustrative purposes only and do not represent the Center's position with respect to the legal status or borders of any country or territory.

GOLDEN BRIDGE
CAMPAIGN

- Campaign -

Be the Golden Bridge for the future of ASEAN and Japan.
We will host campaigns for the people of ASEAN and Japan to celebrate
the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation together.
Share your photos and learn about the cultures and people of one another
through Instagram challenges.
Imagine and visualize the future of ASEAN and Japan together
through movie production campaign.
Join us and enjoy the celebration as a builder of
the ASEAN-Japan’s golden bridge of the next era!

Be the Golden Bridge for the future of
ASEAN and Japan.
We will host campaigns for the people of ASEAN and Japan to celebrate
the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation together.
Share your photos and learn about
the cultures and people of one another

through Instagram challenges.
Imagine and visualize the future of ASEAN and Japan together
through movie production campaign.
Join us and enjoy the celebration as a builder of
the ASEAN-Japan’s golden bridge of the next era!

PHOTO CAMPAIGN

HEART-TO-HEART
ASEAN-JAPAN

ー Heart-to-heart connection in JapanASEAN ー

The bonds between ASEAN Member States and Japan have deepened through the people. In this section, we introduce the people who are connecting the people of ASEAN Member States and Japan as well as the cultures of the region.

The bonds between ASEAN Member States and Japan have deepened through the people. In this section, we introduce the people who are connecting the people of ASEAN Member States and Japan as well as the cultures of the region.

< The People of ASEAN-Japan >

Stories about the people from government officials to those active in NGOs/NPOs and private companies who connects the people of ASEAN and Japan

Stories about the people from government officials to those active in NGOs/NPOs and private companies who connects the people of ASEAN and Japan

Thailand

From a Fan of Japan to Scholar in Japan: A Journey through Pop Culture Studies in Japan [Rujirat Vinitphol (Gift)]

Mr. Vinitpong Rujirat (Gift) moved from being a research student to an assistant professor due to his strong admiration for Japanese pop culture.He is dedicated to sharing his knowledge with Thai youth and igniting their passion for Japanese pop culture.

Driven by a profound adoration for Japanese pop culture, Rujirat Vinitphol Ishikawa (Gift) transitioned from being a research student to an assistant professor, dedicating herself to sharing her expertise and igniting the younger generation's enthusiasm for Japanese pop culture. Furthermore, she founded a Facebook page with 138,000 followers, serving as a valuable resource for Thai individuals seeking insights about Japan.

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Brunei Darussalam

From Student to Mentor, Guiding the Next Generation of Bruneians to Japan [Mohammad Raymie Othman]

Mohammad Raymy Othman, who came to Japan from Brunei as an international student in 2011, experienced the Great East Japan Earthquake.Since he returned to Brunei, he has been working as a teacher and supporting young Bruneians who are interested in studying in Japan.

Mohammad Raymie Othman, a teacher from Brunei came to Japan and experienced the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. Since returning to Brunei, he has been helping to guide young Bruneians who are interested in studying in Japan while working as a teacher.

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Vietnam

Japan and Viet Nam. Hoping for a deeper understanding of each other's people and culture. [Nguyen Viet Ha]

Vietnamese Nguyen Viet Ha came to Japan as a government-sponsored student in 2000 and studied venture capital and financial engineering.He has been living in Japan for over 20 years and is currently busy managing a company and working as a university lecturer.Meanwhile, in 2023, Japan and Vietnam will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.

Nguyen Viet Ha, a Vietnamese national, came to Japan in 2000 as a government-sponsored student and studied venture capital and financial engineering. She has lived in Japan for more than 20 years and is currently busy running a company and lecturing at a university. Meanwhile, in 2023, Japan and Viet Nam celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. Having been involved in business between Viet Nam and Japan for many years, what are the changes in Viet Nam-Japan relations as seen by Viet Ha, and what are her hopes for the future?

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< Happy ASEAN-Japan 50! >

Congratulatory messages to the 50th year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation

Congratulatory messages to the 50th year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation

    < Colorful ASEAN Cultures >

    Enjoy the rich cultures and diversity of ASEAN Member States!

    Enjoy the rich cultures and diversity of ASEAN Member States!

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