Ilonggo blogger Raymart Escopel was recently named as one of 15 Filipino youth delegates chosen to participate in the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youth (JENESYS) Youth Exchange Program for Media Industry. The program is scheduled to begin tomorrow, November 27, in Tokyo, Japan and will run until December 4.
“This is a dream come true for me,” he said. “I am very happy and proud to represent the Philippines in this program.”
“Japan has always been one of my dream destinations,” the blogger added. “I wish to learn more about the Japanese culture and use these learnings to my endeavors.”
Escopel, who runs lifestyle and travel blog “Randomly Candid,” has worked as a lifestyle and business writer of Panay News.
He also works as an assistant brand manager for The Medical City Iloilo.
Joining Escopel in the JENESYS 2018 Youth Exchange Program for Media Industry delegates include:
- Judie Anne N. Abejero (Sta. Rosa, Laguna)
- Ace Perez (Davao)
- John Andrew Orocay (Biñan, Laguna)
- Cedrix A. Perez (Mandaluyong City)
- Brylle Lancelot R. Abad (Batac, Ilocos Norte),
- Kate B. Refendor (Aklan)
- Kris Tiffany Janson (Cebu City)
- Mary Louise Omelio (Marawi City)
- Margaret Anne Quisido (San Pedro, Laguna)
- Oliver Ross V. Rivera (South Cotabato)
- Pearl Iris L. Clemente (Bulacan)
- Edison Balilla (Makati City)
- Marie Ylenette W. Reforzado (Quezon City)
- Alleine Nicole Namuco (Manila)
JENESYS is a youth exchange program that seeks to create mutual understanding and trust among the people of Japan and the Asia-Pacific region./WDJ