Beerkada is part of this event!

The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) and the SM Mall of Asia present a weekend of Filipino-Japanese fun and learning billed “The 2009 Nihongo Fiesta” on February 28 and March 1, at the SM Mall of Asia, Bay Boulevard, Pasay City. Everybody will have a chance to watch and participate in various activities such as the 11th Asian Cartoon Exhibition, the Japanese Edo Kite Festival, a Japanese traditional koto performance by Ms. Chieko Fukuda and the 36th Nihongo Speech Contest which includes a Quiz Bee portion. All activities are open to the public, free of charge.

The 11th Asian Cartoon Exhibition opens at the Main Mall Atrium on Saturday, February 28 at 2:30 pm showcasing the comic illustrations of 10 Asian cartoonists on the theme “Asian Youth Culture”. The Philippines is represented by Beerkada-creator/ cartoonist, Lyndon Gregorio. A special display will also be launched for the Bronze winner of the 2nd International Manga Competition, Kriss Sison. The works will be on display until March 15.

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