Bibliobattle March 12th!

Our friends at Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago are hosting a Bibliobattle on March 12th at the Japan Information Center.  Bibliobattle is an intellectual entertainment competition, founded at Kyoto University, that is growing in popularity in Japan.  Though the event itself is quite simple and easy to host, Bibliobattle’s popularity has grown in Japan to a point where they host national championships with representatives from across the nation.  This time the theme is Japanese mystery novels!

 

Place: Japan Information Center
(737 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 1000. Chicago, IL 60611)
Date: Saturday, March 12th, 2016
Time: Doors Open: 1:45pm, Start: 2:00pm
Admission: FREE! Language: English

What is “Bibliobattle”?

Bibliobattle is an intellectual entertainment competition, founded by Kyoto University, that is growing in popularity in Japan for its simple rules and easiness to host.

Want to be a Presenter?
We are currently looking for
presenters for this event!! If you’re
interested or have questions, contact
wataru.inoue@cg.mofa.go.jp
by the end of February.
The theme this time is MYSTERY

Rules
All contestants bring their favorite Japanese book(can be translated) and talk about it
during a 5 min Presentation. Each presentation
is then followed by a 3 min Q & A session.
At the conclusion of the event, the winner will be
chosen by the audience based on a vote that determines which book they are interested in reading the most.

Links for more information:
e-Japan Journal (bit.ly/BibliobattleNewsletter)
Facebook (bit.ly/BibliobattleFacebook) YouTube (bit.ly/BibliobattleYouTube)