Foreign Students and Residents Living in Chiba Prefecture Named CHI-BA+KUN Ambassadors to Introduce Charms of Chiba Abroad

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Friday March 17, 2017 12:01
CHIBA, Japan--17 Mar--Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/InfoQuest

The Chiba Prefectural Government has appointed foreign students and residents living in the prefecture as "CHI-BA+KUN Ambassadors" since 2011 to offer the charms of Chiba to the rest of the world in association with the prefecture's mascot character CHI-BA+KUN. CHI-BA+KUN Ambassadors have used personal blogs, Facebook and other media to spread information in their native languages on Chiba's charms in such areas as tourism, cuisine and daily life.

(Photo1: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M102229/201703169980/_prw_PI1fl_3c7Uy7K0.jpg )
(Photo2: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M102229/201703169980/_prw_PI2fl_lJj3pCcJ.jpg )

In 2016, 20 CHI-BA+KUN Ambassadors took part in four tours that took them around Chiba Prefecture. Awards were given in honor of activities reported by the ambassadors. Yu Chi Hsuan of Taiwan received the highest award for writing her articles. Rendy of Indonesia and Le Thi Truc Quynh of Vietnam also received the excellence award each for writing their articles. Please visit the following sites to explore the charms of Chiba, as seen by CHI-BA+KUN Ambassadors.

Yu Chi Hsuan of Taiwan (Facebook)
https://www.facebook.com/pg/PhoebeinChiba/photos/?tab=album&album_id=723226554500001
(Photo3: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M102229/201703169980/_prw_PI3fl_3A2q3zfv.JPG )
CHI-BA+KUN Ambassadors (Chiba Prefecture's official website)
  • English-language version (for Malaysia)
http://www.pref.chiba.lg.jp/kokusai/english/information/residents/ambassadors.html
  • Thai-language version (for Thailand)
http://www.pref.chiba.lg.jp/kokusai/thai/chibakunambassadorsthai.html
Ambassadors' blogs and other accounts (by country and area)
(1) Common blog for ambassadors: http://chiba-ambassadors.blogspot.jp/
(2) Thailand
Thailand 01 (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/biew.nattakan
(3) Taiwan
Taiwan 02 (blog): http://flyinjp.pixnet.net/blog
Taiwan 01 (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1651545920
Taiwan 03 (Facebook): http://facebook.com/PhoebeinChiba/
(4) China
China 02 (Weibo): http://www.weibo.com/u/2787394182
China 05 (Weibo): http://www.weibo.com/823506799
China 03 (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/niki.cheng.50
China 05 (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/ding.shan.52
China 06 (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/lu.fu.7545
China 01 (Twitter): https://twitter.com/tesan1992Tesan
(5) Indonesia
Indonesia 01 (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/tamma.aditya
Indonesia 02 (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/rendy.bahri.1
Indonesia 01 (Instagram): https://www.instagram.com/tamma_aditya
Indonesia 01 (Twitter): https://twitter.com/tamma_aditya
(6) Vietnam
Vietnam 01 (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/to.phuong.7
Vietnam 02 (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/TranHaVi
Vietnam 02 (Instagram): https://www.instagram.com/quynhlee16/
(7) South Korea
South Korea 01 (blog): http://blog.naver.com/eyy0415
(8) Philippines
Philippines 01 (blog): https://universalchiba.wordpress.com/
Philippines 01 (Instagram): https://www.instagram.com/moses_masato/
(9) United States
United States 01 (blog): http://livingintheboso.blogspot.jp/
SOURCE: International Affairs Division, Chiba Prefectural Government
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