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School Caravan: Sekolah Menengah Sultan Abdul Halim, Kedah

(Penang, Jan 10) 35 students from Sekolah Menengah Sultan Abdul Halim, Kedah visited Consulate-General of Japan for School Caravan programme. The students are from Form 2 and Form 3 classes and they were accompanied by their Japanese language teacher Mr. Sugandaran. Japanese language teacher Mr. Tajularif from Kolej Sultan Abdul Hamid and Mr. Ezze from Sekolah Menengah Sains Pokok Sena also joined the tour to observe the school caravan.
Students playing card games with Japanese volunteers

The school caravan featured traditional and contemporary Japanese children's games such as Koma ( 独楽), Otedama (御手玉) , Card games, Yoyo balloons and etc. They were demonstrated by Japanese volunteers and played along with the students. The students enjoyed the games very much and they felt happy that they had the opportunity to learn new games from a different culture. In addition, Mr. Sugandaran said this event had given a new exposure and knowledge to the students.

Fun and excitement at the Yoyo Balloons  session
Student playing Otedama (御手玉)
Japanese volunteer demonstrating to the students how to play Koma 独楽 (spinning top)
Students playing marble games with Japanese volunteer
Mr .Sugandaran with the students at the Japan seasonal display corner
Group photo of Japanese volunteers, Consul and students.

Consulate-General of Japan conducts a school caravan from time to time upon request of schools, introducing and promoting mutual understanding in terms of Japanese language, custom, and cultural traditions among Malaysian students.