Monday, December 17, 2012

New Year Festivities in Japan and Taiwan (Series #034)

The topic for the 34th presentation in the series was on new year festivities of Japan and Taiwan.

The presenters were Saiki Manami, a freshman from the Faculty of Economics and Chang Hsu Han from the Graduate School of Economics.
 There were nine students attending the presentation.
 The presented centered on the traditions and food of the new year in Japan and Taiwan.
Questions from the floor touched on things like the practice of gifts (especially 'money' gifts to children) and the playing of fire-crackers.

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