Panasonic Vietnam receives education certificate from ministry

September 07, 2018 | 08:42
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Receiving the Education Certificate of Merit from the Ministry of Education and Training will motivate Panasonic Vietnam to continue improving education in Vietnam.
panasonic vietnam receives education certificate from ministry
Panasonic Vietnam received the Education Certificate of Merit for its Risupia Vietnam showroom

On September 6, Panasonic Vietnam organised a ceremony of receiving the Education Certificate of Merit from the Minister of Education and Training to celebrate the 8th anniversary of Panasonic Risupia Vietnam and the 45th anniversary of Vietnamese-Japanese diplomatic relations at the science centre in Hanoi invested by Panasonic Corporation.

Eight years since its grand opening, Risupia Vietnam’s contributions to creating a scientific playground for Vietnamese children has been recognised by the Ministry of Education and Training. Minister Phung Xuan Nha issued the decision of awarding the Education Certificate of Merit to Yoshiko Hamazaki, the representative of Panasonic Corporation, and the Ministerial Certificate to Risupia Vietnam.

Established in 2010 to the suggestion of former Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan, Risupia Vietnam is a unique facility utilising and combining Panasonic’s advanced technologies, solutions, products, and fundamental math and physic principles to create a wonderful world of science with fun exhibitions. The facility has attracted 600,000 visitors, including nearly 400,000 students, with more than 10,000 visitors a month.

Risupia Vietnam has been constantly innovating to bring advanced science and technology experiences through the showroom, where visitors can access Panasonic's cutting-edge technologies and suggestions for a modern and safe living space. Over the years, Risupia has introduced many new exhibitions. Especially, the 3D theatre—the most popular area—has been renovated for the 8th anniversary with Panasonic's latest Laser 3D projector technology with 4K class quality offering a "virtual" space for children.

“With the establishment of Risupia Vietnam, Panasonic expressed a strong commitment to develop high-quality education in Vietnam. We expect Risupia to play an important role as a cultural and educational bridge between Vietnam and Japan. Therefore, while experiencing science and technology at Risupia, children and their families can “touch” cultural aspects, such as Japanese food, music, art, and lifestyle,” said Yoshiko Hamazaki.

panasonic vietnam receives education certificate from ministry
Panasonic Vietnam's Risupia allows hands-on experience to the newest technologies

With its unchanged business philosophy of contributing to society over the last 100 years, Panasonic strives to create “A better life, A better world” for every Vietnamese person.

Panasonic Corporation is a world leader in the development of diverse electronic technologies and solutions for customers in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, enterprise solutions, and device industries. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates 468 subsidiaries and 94 associated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of JPY7.715 trillion ($69.3 billion) for the year ending on March 31, 2015.

Panasonic Vietnam (PV) is the first 100 per cent foreign-invested company to open country headquarters in Vietnam. Panasonic Vietnam Group comprises of seven companies, five of which are manufacturing companies, including Panasonic Industrial Devices Vietnam (PIDVN), and Panasonic System Networks Vietnam (PSNV).

The group currently employs a total workforce of about 8,500 people. In Vietnam, Panasonic is one of the enterprises that place great emphasis on social activities surrounding education and the environment.

Panasonic Risupia Vietnam is a communication space for Panasonic and its customers. The facility consists of two parts, namely the Panasonic Corporate showroom where customers can sample premium lifestyle ideas through Panasonic’s latest products and technologies, and Risupia—a hands-on science facility which helps children explore the wonders and beauty of science and mathematics.

Panasonic Risupia Vietnam is the second largest in the world after Tokyo, established by Panasonic Corporation on September 8, 2010. Risupia Vietnam uses state-of-the-art audio-visual technologies to integrate the principles and laws of science and mathematics into diverse activities for Vietnamese children. Since September 2010, the centre has welcomed more than 600,000 visitors free of charge.

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