Kinds on videoshooting

Let’s make friends abroad for forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games!
This website helps encountering new friends abroad and boosts interaction among kids through video messages created in the program.

Kids Meet the World

March 24, 2018
Nagano, Japan & Rwanda - Part 1

  • Kids on filming
  • Filming during school lunch
  • Shooting in studio
  • Shooting snow in Nagano
  • Editing
  • Playing with shotgun mics
  • Guests from Republic of Rwanda visit elementary schools every year!
  • Film director Momoko Ando, a.k.a. Editor-in-chief at Kids Channel in this program
  • Mr. Gatera Rudasingwa from Republic of Rwanda
  • Kids on editing

Making Videos, Making Friends
Nagano Meets Rwanda - Part 1

In 2020, the Olympics come to Tokyo! Japanese kids will play a part in making guests feel welcome by creating videos to foster international friendships. Up first are kids from Nagano. When Nagano hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics, 74 local schools each connect with and cheer for a specific country. 20 years later, grassroots ties endure. As they learn about how kids from other countries live, how will Japan's kids grow? Our documentary series "Kids Meet the World" is off and running!

Kids from Sanbonyanagi Elementary School

Toku / Keisuke / Raku
Yuino / Momoko Ando / Hinari
[Sanbonyanagi Elementary School]

Video Message from Kids!

  • Nagano >>> Rwanda
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