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SJCC Shinnenkai 2023

Kagami-Biraki Sake Barrel
Monday, January 9, 2023 17:15 - 21:00
  • Zunfthaus zur Meisen
    Münsterhof 20
    8001 Zürich
  • Heinrich Schellenberg, Ambassador Head of the Asia and Pacific Division at the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in Bern
  • H.E. Yoshinori Fujiyama Ambassador of Japan
  • Chikako Thomsen Calligraphy Demonstration
  • Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce

SJCC Members: CHF 50.-
Non-Members: CHF 80.-

full no-show fee after January 3, 2023

Registration closed

The SJCC is very honoured to welcome at the Shinnenkai the new Ambassador of Japan to Switzerland, H.E Yoshinori Fujiyama.
Ambassador Heinrich Schellenberg (Head of the Asia and Pacific Division at the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs) will present the latest developments in Swiss-Japanese relations. The presentation will be followed by a Sake Barrel Opening Ceremony “Kagami-Biraki” and a networking Apéro with Sushi. Introduction calligraphy demonstration by Chikako Thomsen.


  • 17:15 Registration
  • 18:00 Welcome, Martin Herb, President SJCC
  • 18:05 Demonstration Calligraphy, Chikako Thomsen
  • 18:15 Latest Developments in Swiss-Japanese Relations, Ambassador Heinrich Schellenberg
  • 18:35 Q & A
  • 19:00 Toast/Speech by H.E. Yoshinori Fujiyama, Ambassador of Japan
  • 19:05 Sake Barrel Opening Ceremony “Kagami-Biraki”
  • 19:10 Apéro Riche with Sushi

This event is kindly supported by: