Konnichiwa Pune 2021 Celebrating trade, business, culture, food, music, people to people connect. It's India and Japan festival! The event you would surely not like to miss! The event you would surely not like to miss!
Konnichiwa Pune 2021 November 19, 20, 21 2021 An event by IJBC Co-organised with Consulate General of Japan in Mumbai
Konnichiwa Pune is a three days festival by Indo Japan Business Council. Festival aimed to bring people, businesses, and educational institutes together. Konnichiwa Pune seeks to promote the exchange of trade, culture and educational ties between India and Japan in a friendly festive manner
The event you would surely not like to miss!
It’s one of a kind event which is going to bring together enthusiastic and like-minded people from India and Japan. Konnichiwa Pune can be the perfect platform you are looking forward to connecting, engage and tie-up with the right people in business, academia and governments.
Mr. Sanjeev Ahuja Founder and Editor-in-chief Asian Community News (ACN) Network
Mr. Hiroshi Koike Koike Hiroshi Bridge Project
Mr. Megumu Ishiguro The Ramayana Animation (Indo-Japan collaboration anime)
Dr. Satoru Nagao Visiting Fellow at Hudson Institute. Expert in US-Japan-India security cooperation.
Mr. Shigeru Toyoda Former Executive Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Ms. Mari Nogami Itoh, PhD National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition, Osaka
Senior Research Fellow, AI & Bioinformatics Project
Mr. Anil Raj Founder, Raj Group, Japan CEO, Nehan Technologies K.K.
Dr. Aravind Chinchure Founder & CEO QLeap Academy
Prof. Rajib Shaw Keio University, Japan.
Maj Gen (Dr) G D Bakshi SM,VSM (retd)
Ms. Nupur Tewari Motivational speaker, Transformation and Mindfulness coach
Mr Nixon Joseph CEO, CLT India (Childrens Lovecastles Trust), Bengaluru, former President & Chief Operating Officer, SBI Foundation.
Ms. Sujata Kolekar IT Sector Specialist, Multilingual (Japanese)
Mr. Gautam Bambawale Ambassador (Retd) to Bhutan, Pakistan & China.
Mr. Hemanth Noothalapati Assistant Professor Department of Life Sciences Shimane University
Ms. Avantika Sinha Bahl Founder & Director of Kampai, EBK Luxury Catering, Mai Bao & Cocodate
Mr. Bhupendra Singh Managing Partner & Mentor Artham Law Chambers
Professor Srabani Roy Choudhury Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University
Ms. Shaifali Tiwari Indo-Japan Business Council (IJBC)
Dr. Manasi Shirgurkar Founder, The Japanese Hub Visiting Faculty, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeet
Ms.Binaifer Khajotia Sales & Marketing All Nippon Airways Co.Ltd.
Mr. Satish Jawale Co-founder and CEO, Transfinite
Mr. Yu Ninomiya Deputy Director Office of Global Initiatives and Overseas Development J.F. Oberlin University and Affiliated Schools
Northeast India Spotlight Meet our Konnichiwa Pune 2021 speakers from Northeast India
Ms. Tage Rita CMD, Lambu Subu Food and Beverages Hong Village, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh
Ms. Sentilla T Yanger Padmashree Chairperson, North East Handloom Committee, Indian Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Sosang Longkumer Founder, Konger Agritech Dimapur, Nagaland
Mr. Rajeev Gupta Founder, Jaceex - Japan Centre of Excellence and Youth4Japan - Creating a Gateway to Japan for Young Professionals from North East Region India
Author's Corner Meet our renowned authors at Konnichiwa Pune 2021.
Professor Prem Motwani
Author of Becoming World Class : Lessons from 'Made in Japan'
Dr. Megha Wadhwa
Author of Indian Migrants in Tokyo (Routledge: 2021)
Ms. Pallavi Aiyar
Author of Orienting: An Indian in Japan
Mr. Nobuhiro Takahashi
Author of Japanese book “What you should know about India to succeed in India” (インドでビジネスを成功させるために知っておくべきこと).
Meet our Konnichiwa Pune 2021 Performers
Ms. Sujata Pandit President Ikenobo Ikenobo Ikebana Chapter Pune
Ms. Arundhati Deshpande Vice President Ikenobo Ikebana Chapter Pune
Ms. Hiroko Sarah Mumbai-based Japanese Singer & Dancer (Classical Kathak & Indian Fusion)
Team Mystic Jounetsu Kushmir, Ibex and Hiroko Sarah
Ms. Haruna Tsunoda Kimono Expert
Ms. Kazuko Barisic Calligrapher of “Shodo”, and “Ura-Senke Sado” master.
Ms. Kikusen Maruichi Edo Daikagura Artist Qualified Japanese Dancer
Sayuki (Dr. Fiona Graham) Geisha at Fukagawa
Mr. T M Hoffman US-born artist and ethnomusicologist. Director of Indo-Japanese Music Exchange Association
Dai Ichi Martial Arts Academy India (DIMAA)
Chef Imna Ndr The Art of Slow Cooking Naga Food and similarity with Japanese Cusine.
Ms. Swati Dharmadhikari Origami Mitra
Ms. Manjushri Dhume Origami Mitra
Serah Milton Lopez St. Mary’s School, Pune. The youngest IJBC Memeber
YouTubers of Konnichiwa Pune 2021 Young generation introducing New India!
Ms. Fumiko Takahashi MaharaJapan YouTub Channel
Mr. Ren Suzuki MaharaJapan YouTub Channel
Mr Jay Mori & Hiro Mori Low Key Japan YouTub Channel
Mr. Pawan Lohomord Rom Rom ji YouTub Channel
Last year over 10000 people visited in three days. We expect this year over 50,000 people will join as Konnichiwa Pune goes virtual this year. We’ll be joined by the CEOs and founders of the Indian and Japanese companies, educational institutes heads, professional bilingual experts, artists, students, enthusiastic, and leading journalists.
This program brings you the golden opportunity to initiate a one on one dialogue. Grab this chance to come together learn and build some new bridges which draw us closer. We believe in the exchange of ideas for improved business outcomes benefitting both nations.
Our stages cover topics anranging from business chaillanges , career and education opportunities, and cultutre.
Konnichiwa Pune is already India’s largest gathering of Indo-Japan business event. Attracting more than 100 + journalists from well know publications. This program brings you the golden opportunity to initiate a one on one dialogue and give exposure to your business in Business Fair.
Join us and together at Konnichiwa Pune and let’s work towards strengthening our relations by understanding Japanese and Indian culture, people to people contacts. Our centre stage will bring together many artist and culture enthusiast and put up spectacular shows, which we promise a memorable experience for you.
About IJBC Indo-Japan Business Council (IJBC), established in 2011, is the apex bi-lateral Chamber synergizing India-Japan engagement in business, trade, commerce, education, and culture. IJBC is continually working to enhance India-Japan Business and Economic Engagement. Today IJBC has a PAN India presence. Learn more ....