ENKA

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about

Our Story

ストーリー

ENKA is Emirates Nihon Keiken Association. We are an Emirati- Japanese group that was founded in 2017 by Amna Al Darmaki.
Our members met through sharing mutual interests in positive cultural exchange between UAE and Japan.

Cultural Exchange

UAE x JAPAN

KEIKEN(経験) MEANS EXPERIENCE

This is ENKA

mission

We aim promote positive cultural exchange between UAE and Japan and deliver a unique experience.

VISION

To aspire to be the main Japanese & Emirati cultural hub in UAE and Japan.

Values

· Promote the Tolerance
· Open-mindedness
· Uniqueness & Excellence

Some of Our Clients

MEET THE TEAM

our team of 16 members based in UAE & Japan

Amna Aldarmaki

Founder & Leader

– Cultural Ambassador
– Event Organizer
– Business Relations Specialist
– Creative Thinker
– Motivated Leader
– Dream to be a language teacher

Rie Kuroki

Enka's japanese representative

– AUD Graduate
– Miss Grand Japan 2018 (1st runner-up)
– Miss World Japan 2016 (Finalist)
– Raised in Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and UAE

KUMI

Kumiko Yamamoto

Japanese speaking meetup sensei

– Elementary School Teacher
– Fun & Energetic
– Interested in communicating with different people
– Uses art & calligraphy to express herself

Razan Alhaddad

Member

– Mechanical Engineer
– Interested in languages & dialects
– Likes drawing & crafting
– Loves to go on adventures and new experiences
– Views the world with different lenses

Mohammed Aljasmi

Member

– Passionate Volunteer
– Cultural Guide
– Co-founder of Asareer Campaign
– Interested in cultures & cultural exchange
– Aim to cultivate a positve mark on peoples’ lives

 

Masaya Nakayasu

member

– Engine of the group
– Studied in UAE
– Travelled to 41 countries 
– Loud & Talkative aka Radio
– Loves meeting new people
– UAE Lover

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Aysha AlDarmaki

Treasurer

– Mother of the team
– Taught English with a specialty dedicated to people with determination
– Likes Drawing & Handcrafts
– Loves to travel and go on adventures

Masaki Yoshida

Photographer

– A.K.A Mohair AlQaidy
– Japanese Muslim
– Half Japanese/Half Taiwanese
– UAE and Hatta Lover
– Into Travelling & Nature Photography

Marah Shatarah

Photographer

– Gaming,Art,Anime and Cosplay Enthusiast
– Bubbly & Loud
– Wants to try all the food
– Likes meeting new people

Misa Hayashi

Member

– UAE Lover 
– Exchange student at UAEU (2016-2017)
– Works for Japanese foundation
– Loves to travel and experience the culture
– Foodie 

Mudathir ali

member

– Grew up in the UAE, now living in Japan
– Photography is a passion
– Covers life in Japan on his YouTube channel
– Triathlete

Shamis Alkaabi

Member

– The youngest member 
– Pianist
– Amateur Artist
– Likes Japanese Culture
– Passionate about the Japanese language 

Shaikha Al Nuaimi

Artist

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Saeed Almeqbali

Member

– Mechanical Engineer
– Has an optimistic view on life
– Loves anime and video games
– Into interacting with people from different backgrounds

Ruba Al fadel

Member

-A.K.A Ruby
-Loves food especially karak & logaimat
-Used to play basketball & loves sports
-Specialized in remembering the team’s birthdays and all those around her 
-Has a potential as a tour guide