Our Activities (October 2011)
2011 JET Returnee Welcome Home Reception
On 20 October, the 2011 JET Returnee Welcome Home Reception was held at the Ambassador's residence in Dublin. JET participants who returned to Ireland this year shared their memories and invaluable experience with other guests.
Ambassador's attendance at Judo Irish Open 2011
On 22 October, Ambassador Atsumi attended the Irish Judo Open 2011 organised by the Irish Judo Association, and presented medals to the winners of the tournaments.
Ambassador's attendance to the Japan Medical Device Workshop
On 26 October, Ambassador Atsumi attended the Japan Medical Device Workshop at the Convention Centre Dublin which was co-hosted by Enterprise Ireland and JETRO. At the workshop, the business opportunities of medical fields in Japan were introduced to Irish companies.
Japanese Film Festival 2011 Launch Reception
On 26 October, the launch reception of the Japanese Film Festival 2011 was held at the Ambassador’s residence. The festival is organised by the Embassy, access CINEMA and the Japan Foundation. During the reception, guests enjoyed screenings of movie clips and a traditional Japanese Taiko performance.
Ambassador's attendance at opening of Japanese Courtyard Garden in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown
On 27 October, Ambassador Atsumi attended the opening ceremony of the Japanese Courtyard Garden in Cabinteely Park in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown. Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown and Izumo City in Japan concluded a friendship agreement in 2008.
Ambassador's attendance at JRA Cup horse race
On 30 October, Ambassador Atsumi attended the JRA (Japan Race Association) Cup horse race at Leopardstown racecourse and presented the prize to the winner.