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Our Activities (December 2018)

2 December - Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) was held again at University College Dublin (UCD) and approximately 100 people sat the test this year. The Embassy provided information about Japanese language studies and Japanese culture at the venue on the day.

6 December - Emperor's Birthday Reception

The Emperor's 85th Birthday Reception took place at Ambassador Miyoshi's official residence. This reception marked the last celebration of the current Emperor's birthday. His Majesty will abdicate at the end of April 2019. Commemorative photo panels, information on next year's Rugby World Cup and items provided by local government organisations and Japanese companies were put on display.
15 December - All Ireland's 2018 Judo Championship

The Irish Judo Association hosted the All Ireland's 2018 Judo Championship (with approximately 300 contestants from under-10s to senior ranking players taking part) at the Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena. Ambassador’s Cups were awarded to the best winning male and female players out of all the categories.