Sakura Elementary School (principal: Ms. Takeuchi) has succeeded in the 1st
live video chat with Matsuyama Elementary School in Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.
(principal:Ms. von Sydow) at 12:30 a.m. on Wed. Feb. 19, 2003 (19:30 p.m. on
Tue., Feb. 18, 2003, CA, local time) on the Internet.
This event was held during the 7th Technology Night at Matsuyama Elementary.
At Sakura, students, personel, and some staff from Sacramento Matsuyama
Sister City Corporation participated in the event. So did at Matsuyama
Especially the students were very happy to see their counterparts
on the huge screen and asked many questions on their school life.
"It was a wonderful experience for both the kids and the school personel!",
said Mr. Hiroshi Shiraishi (computer lab coordinator) at Sakura.
View the Live Video Chat here.