Amorpha Youth Foundation and Varna Games present:
Breakwater Talks : 日本語 Japanese & English
Topic: Healthy Living the Japanese Way | 日本人の健康的な暮らし
Guest speakers: Michiyo Mochizuki and Toshinori Mochizuki, Japan
Japanese people are well-known for their health, wellness and long lifespans. Let’s explore their culture and daily practices to discover some of the secrets to achieving them.
○ 南中ソーラン Nanchu Soran: learn more about & practise the Japanese fishermen’s dance popular at schools across Japan and used for TV acting/dramas
○ ラジオ体操 Rajio taisō: hear the story behind and get introduced to the basics of the easy and popular warm-up calisthenics in Japan aired on Japan’s National Radio every morning
○ 下田市 Welcome to Shimoda, Japan: Matsuri festival and the coastal lifestyle which contribute to good health and strong spirit
Our guest speakers
Michiyo Mochizuki was born in Aichi, Japan. She graduated from Nagoya University and later went on to work as a school counselor
and licensed high school teacher. Currently, she lives in Shimoda city located at the coast of the Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka prefecture, Japan. She enjoys karaoke, cooking and is always curious about the world.
Toshinori Mochizuki was born in Shimoda, Japan. He graduated from Shimoda High School and is currently in his preparation year at the Medical University in Varna, Bulgaria. He loves k-pop but this time he will teach you how to dance Nanchu soran.
Breakwater Talks: Български (Bulgarian) 中文 (Chinese: Mandarin, Wu) English Español Filipino Français 日本語 (Japanese) 한국어 (Korean) Русский (Russian) Português
Public talks on a variety of topics by local and foreign presenters. We are aiming to create healthy discussion forums, exchange opinions, involve foreign diaspora, help improve fluency in a range of key languages, especially by young people. We have selected as venues the local spots which these languages and their cultures inhabit. Organised by Amorpha Youth Foundation and partners.