AYF 21: CALL FOR APPLICANTS FROM INDONESIA
 
          Application deadline = July 15 (Sunday)
INFORMATION: THE 21st ASIAN YOUTH FORUM (AYF 21)
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AYF 21 Overview
<> Place:                Kyoto University of Foreign Studies (Kyoto, Japan)
<> Dates:                October  31 (Wed)  –  November 6 (Tues)
<> Length:               1 week
<> Theme:              Youth Power: Language, Culture, Tourism and Peace
<> Sponsors:           Japan Association for Language Teaching & PAC Consortium
<> Participants:        50 – 70 youth (overseas Asians + local Japanese)
Schedule (Fall 2018)
      * DAY 1    Oct  31 (Wed)   Arrival day in Kyoto (registration, orientation)
      * DAY 2    Nov  1 (Thu)     AYF Opening Ceremony, Kyoto City Tour, Welcome Party
      * DAY 3    Nov  2 (Fri)       AYF academic program (seminars & workshops)
      * DAY 4    Nov  3 (Sat)      AYF academic program (seminars & workshops)
      * DAY 5    Nov  4 (Sun)     AYF academic program (seminars & workshops)
      * DAY 6    Nov  5 (Mon)     Kyoto excursions, Closing Ceremony, Farewell Party
      * DAY 7    Nov  6 (Tues)    Departure day (participants return home)
AYF PARTICIPANTS
<> AYF participants should be Asian university students age 18 – 25
<> They should have an interest in Asia and a good command of English
AYF COSTS
<> AYF students will need to pay 2 costs:
* round-trip travel expenses to Kyoto, Japan from their home country
* a US $400 participation fee (to cover 1 week’s accommodation, meals and program)
 
HOW TO APPLY
<> To apply, fill out the AYF 21 Application Form at:
<> On-line applications will be accepted up until the Deadline:  July 15 (Sunday)
1. Download application form here
2. Download more info here
 

AYF AIMS
<> The Asian Youth Forum is a 1-week international event which brings together college-aged students from across Asia for academic seminars, intercultural workshops, social events and interpersonal exchanges
<> AYF aims to promote international understanding, cross-cultural communication and leadership skills using English-as-a-global-language
<> Previous AYF events have been held in Japan, Vietnam, Russia, Thailand, the Philippines, Korea and Taiwan.

ON-LINE INFO
<> Our AYF Website and Facebook page are now being set up and will be available soon
<> To get a better sense of AYF, check out the following videos:
  * AYF 12 Cebu 2013: <www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnDACVYcRp4>