Handover Ceremony of Japanese TV Programmes


On 23 December 2021, H.E. Mr. MIZUUCHI Ryuta, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Zambia, handed over Japanese TV Programmes to Mr. Malolela Lusambo, Director General of ZNBC, in the presence of Honourable Chushi Kasanda, Minister of Information and Media, as Guest of Honour.
Since 2008, Japan has been providing various Japanese TV programmes including dramas and educational programmes to Zambia’s leading TV stations through the Japan Foundation’s cooperation scheme. This time, the following three programmes were handed over to ZNBC, accumulating the total number of programmes provided to Zambia to 51.
・Explore Japan

©The Japan Foundation/Japan International Broadcasting Inc.
・Explore Japan 2021

©The Japan Foundation/Japan International Broadcasting Inc.
・Journeys to Zipang, the Land of Gold: Hiraizumi, Kanazawa, Sado

©Television Iwate Corp. and The Japan Foundation
The Embassy of Japan in Zambia hopes that the TV programmes will be viewed and enjoyed by as many Zambians as possible and contribute to deepening understanding of Japan among the Zambian people. Further, the provision of programmes is expected to strengthen the capacity of ZNBC and the role of media at large to offer the public entertainment and enlightenment.
[broadcast schedule]
12:30 – 13:00 Mondays and Wednesdays starting from 3 January 2022 on ZNBC TV 1
[rebroadcast schedule]
15:00 – 15:30 Mondays and Tuesdays on ZNBC TV2
To read the speech by Ambassador MIZUUCHI at handover, please click here.