8th New England Nengajo Contest


We're excited to announce the launch of our annual Nengajo Contest!

The theme of the contest will be the Ox, the zodiac animal for 2021. Students in K5-12th grade studying Japanese language and culture are encouraged to apply. Please note that this year, we are only accepting electronic submissions. Contest entries must be hand drawn, original artwork done on 4x6 index cards.

Submissions and entry forms (ENGLISH, JAPANESE) must be received by Friday, January 29th, 2021 at 5PM EST. For more information regarding the contest, please feel free to contact us at infocul [at] bz.mofa.go.jp