Announcement of the “World Ethnic Costume Video Contest
International Exchange Center would like to introduce the “World Ethnic Costume Video Contest” to welcome the new students of the 2021 academic year and to give them a sense of the global atmosphere of Yamanashi Gakuin University. Vote for your favorite ethnic costume from among the entries created by international students at the university, and get a wonderful present. Not only new students but also current students can vote. Everyone is encouraged to vote.
Voting period: April 3 (Sat.) – May 31 (Mon.), 23:00
STEP 1: See the works of international students⇒https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGS6QpRf0w6qi-RJ3N8N6XPXzHTPzibw9
STEP２：Vote for your favorite video ⇒https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScga99mr4bM-ozZZLcs7Xvd5CBhrMHmZ8LGxdx8EBPmf-1HwQ/viewform?usp=pp_url
STEP３：After voting, the ramen of your choice will be handed in during the following period:
Period: (Mon) June 7, 2021 – (Fri) June 11, 2021 12:00-13:00
Location: English Cafe, 2nd floor, New Building 9
*Please tell us your student ID number when you pick it up.
Call for Entries for the “Ethnic Costume Video Contest”
Dear International Students,
Hello, this is International Exchange Center.
YGU currently accepts international students from 39 countries and regions around the world, we are planning a variety of events to encourage Japanese students to become more interested in the world.
This year’s “Ethnic Costume Video Contest” is one such event. We would like to invite all international students to make a video introducing the traditional costumes of their home countries.
The entrants will receive an Amazon card (worth 2,000 yen) to support their video production.
Please watch the sample video to get an idea of the content of the video.
International students at Yamanashi Gakuin University
① Please strictly observe the precautions for video recording.
② Only one entry per person is allowed.
③ International Exchange Center retains all rights to the submitted work.
④ The submitted works may be used for future international exchange purposes.
[Outline of the video]
① Brief self-introduction
② Explanation of ethnic costume
（Please make sure to introduce the TPO of your clothing）※TPO: Time, Place, Occasion
③ Anything you would like to add on
[Notes on video]
① Equipment: Smart phone / Digital camera / Video camera
② Video format: mp3/mp4
③ Duration: 2 minutes or less
④ Language: Japanese or English
⑤ Music, filters, etc.: You are free to process your work as you wish, but please make sure to check the copyright and other relevant information. If you are found to be in violation of copyright, your entry will be cancelled.
The entries will be posted on the International Exchange Center’s YouTube page, and students will vote to determine the winners.
1st place: 1 winner, Amazon card worth 10,000 yen
2nd place: 1 winner, Amazon card worth 5,000 yen
3rd place: 1 winner, Amazon card worth 3,000 yen
[How to apply]
Please fill in the following google form to apply:
※Please follow the instructions in the application email from the International Center to submit your video.
The entries will be posted on the YouTube site of the International Exchange Center, and the ranking will be decided by student votes.
Deadline for video submissions: (Thu) February 28, 17:00 (Up to the first 10 applicants)
March: Confirmation by the International Exchange Center, Upload to YouTube
April: Voting by students
May: Announcement of contest results, award ceremony (tentative)
We look forward to your applications.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the International Exchange Center.
YGU International Exchange Center