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Information from KIRA

■Notice■
To register, please register directly at the KCC office or e-mail KIRA with the name of the event, your name and your telephone number.


Notice from the KCC Office

We put a monitor on the reception desk of the KCC Office.

Come and see pictures and videos of our activities. If you have any pictures or videos of KIRA activities, you can submit them to the KCC Office and you may be able to see them displayed as well!


Invitation to an Autumn Walking Tour in Kashiwanoha!

Postpone to Sat.Nov.30th

We will see the sights around Kashiwanoha on a nice autumn day
and enjoy a Sushi lunch at the campus Tokyo University.

   Date: Saturday, October 12
   Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
   Place to meet and dismiss: TX Kashiwanoha Campus Station
   Itinerary: Katori Shrine→Konbukuro Pond→the campus of Tokyo University
         →Lunch at Osakana-Club ‘Hama’→Japanese Garden in
         Kashiwanoha Park→TX Kashiwanoha Campus Station
   Maximum number of Participants: 15 people
   Fee:¥300 *the cost of lunch is not included.
   Registration: By Saturday, October 5, please sign up directly at the KCC office
          or send an e-mail to boshu-2@kira-kira.jp

*Please bring something to drink and a towel. Be sure to wear clothes and shoes suitable for walking.


New Experience: Simple Japanese Tea Ceremony

Enjoy a tea ceremony in a simple and easy way. This style of making tea is called
‘Ryurei-shiki’ (tea service at a table and chair).
You don’t have to sit on the tatami mat; you can enjoy
tea ceremony in a chair.
You can also try making tea by yourself and enjoy partaking in a tea ceremony
at your own home.

Date: Tuesday, October 15
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa, All-Purpose Room A
Capacity: 20 people *Pre-school child cannot attend.
Fee: ¥500
What to bring: Nothing
Registration: By Saturday, October 12, please sign up directly at the KCC
       office or send e-mail to boshu-2@kira-kira.jp


Joint Report Meeting of 2019 Exchange Program

Postpone to Sun.Non.24th

The junior high, senior high and university students dispatched to Guam,
Camden, Torrance and Chengde will report on their visits and experiences.
Their presentation will include pictures and movies of their visits, too.
After the report session, they will talk with the Mayor of Kashiwa City.

Date: Sunday, October 13
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (doors open at 1:00 p.m.)
Place: Palette Kashiwa, Open Space
egistration: Come directly to the Open Space.


Cross-cultural Tea Time ‘Saudi Arabia ?the history and present situation’

How much do you know about Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?
Saudi Arabia is a key country in the Middle East.
Mr. Ishigure, lecturer, will talk about the role of this country in the region,
it’s relationship with Japan, history, culture, economy and people of Saudi Arabia.
He has many interesting stories from his experiences as a former
Jeddah Counsel General.

Date: Saturday, October 19
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa room A, B, C
Lecturer: Mr. Toshimitsu Ishigure (Former Slovenia Ambassador
     Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary)
Capacity: 50 people
Fee: ¥400
Registration: By Friday, October 18, please sign up directly at the KCC
       office or send an e-mail to boshu-1@kira-kira.jp


KIRA Street Festival on Sunday, November 17

2019 International Exchange Festival in Kashiwa
Jump in Kashi World!”


The annual KIRA festival will be held on the main street in Kashiwa.
This is a good chance to get to know and experience the different foreign cultures.
You can enjoy various international food, music, dancing, and games for children,
and more.
Visit the 4 sister-city booths and learn about our Exchange Programs (Torrance, America; Chengde, China; Camden, Australia; and Guam).
Please come and enjoy KIRA festival!

*Additional details can be found in the November issue of KAWARABAN


Free Legal Advice for Foreign Residents

Lawyers and administrative procedure specialists will be available
to help foreign residents with legal questions and documents.
Any question or problem is all right, such as visa, domestic violence,
divorce or trouble at the work place.
Please register beforehand.

Date: Wednesday, October 23
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa Room A&C
Registration: the KCC office


Halloween Party!

We will hold a Halloween Party at Palette Kashiwa.
Please join us and enjoy various costumes and many games.
In 2019 Halloween, a new plaything "pinata” will join the party.
Pinata comes from Latin American culture.
It is a doll or other decorated container filled with candy.
And blindfolded children hit it with a hammer or a stick and
candy falls out.

Date: Sunday, October 27
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa, Open Space
Fee: ¥500
Registration: Please call 04-7157-0280, Palette Kashiwa
       General Reception.


The 4th Annual Kashiwa Japanese Speech Contest by Foreign Residents

Date: Sunday, February 2, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa, Open Space
Requirements: Any foreign resident who lives, works or studies in
       Kashiwa area and whose mother tongue is not Japanese.
The number of presenters will be limited to around 15 people.
Registration: By Monday, December 2, 2019, please submit an application
       form at the KCC office, send it to the KCC office or send an e-mail
       to boshu-1@kira-kira.jp You can get the application form
       at the KCC office or download the form from the KCC homepage.
       The KCC office: 04-7157-0281
       Address: 277-0005 1-7-1-301、Kashiwa, Kashiwa City


Chinese Saloon

No registration is necessary. Come to the KCC on that day.

  Date: Every third Wednesday in the month
  Time: 10:00 a.m.to 11:30 a.m.
  Place: Palette Kashiwa
  Fee: free


Advertise with KIRA

KIRA will show advertisements on the KIRA website and Kawaraban, the monthly
newsletter. KIRA is looking for advertisers who are interested in this opportunity.
To receive information on how to advertise with KIRA, please contact the KIRA office.


Information from other than KIRA

Multilingual Living Information Sponsored by the CLAIR

The KIRA website is linked to Daily life information sponsored by the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). The CLAIR home page provides information on healthcare, education, housing, and transportation in 13 Languages.
● URL:  http://www.city.kashiwa.lg.jp/foreign/forforeigners/index.html


Get Your Free City Residents Manual Today

For those who are registered or about to be, City Hall would like to give you a manual (in several languages) on living in the city, a disaster prevention handbook, information on how to dispose of waste, and a complete set of brochures to make your life in Kashiwa easier. Get it at the Citizen Section of City Hall (building 2, 1st Floor). Inquiry: International Exchange Office, City Hall, tel. 7167-0941.


Kashiwa Newsletter in Three Languages

Now you can view articles from the city newsletter in English, Spanish, and Chinese by clicking "Foreign Language" at the top of the Kashiwa City official website (http://www.city.kashiwa.lg.jp/).


infoOffice

【Office】

Kashiwa International
Relations Association

〒277-0005
1-7-1-301 Kashiwa Kashiwa-shi
TEL.04-7157-0281
FAX.04-7165-7321

Open:8:30〜17:15
Close:Sunday・National holiday