FCCJ Luncheon Meeting 21 February 2006
Theme:
"The Wonders of Japan"

Speaker: Mr. Markus Kajo, Producer, Writer, Announcer, Yleisradio (YLE)
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Mr. Kajo's presentation was spiced with some good old Ostrobothnian humor. He started his presentation by explaining; "I have decided to make my presentation in English, because not all of you understand Japanese, including myself".

Mr. Kajo started presented his crew; Matti Grönberg, Director, Jukka Tuomisto, Cameraman and Sanna Hautamäki, Production Secretary. He then wenton to explain about the background of the program series, similar programs have been made from England and Switzerland. In the series from Japan they try to cover latest technology, culture, lifestyles and also nature. He also gave some examples of what they have been shooting so far, during the 9 day trip, and what plans they have for the second tour in late March, early April.

The 10 program series will run on Finnish YLE2 starting from Saturday 10 (at 9 PM) of June on 10 consecutive Saturdays.

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Timo Varhama, former FCCJ President and now FCCJ Board of Trustees member led the proceedings.
Left Ambassador Jorma Julin, right guest speaker Markus Kajo.
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Markus Kajo starts his presentation
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Interested audience, front Mr. Yukio Sakurai, FCCJ Board of Trustees Member.
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Behind Kajo's crew's cameraman, Jukka Tuomisto
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More interested audience, front Mr. Yoshinori Sano, FCCJ Board Member.
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The top table
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Mr. Yasuji Ishigaki, former Ambassador of Japan to Finland and FCCJ Board of Trustees Member amkes some comments
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Veli-Matti Lahti, NetHawk Japan, makes a question.
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Discussions at the main table.
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Liisa Karvinen of the Embassy of Finland explains about the Kamome Shokudo movie.
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