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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!


Cross-Cultural Communication Seminar

Our opportunities to interact with foreign people in Kashiwa continue to increase!
At this seminar, we will learn important information about how to turn those
encounters into opportunities for good communication.

Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa, Multi-purpose Space A
Fee: Free of charge
Capacity: First 30 people
Registration: Please come and sign up directly at the KCC office or send
       an e-mail to boshu-1@kira-kira.jp

Lecture @
『The Educational Effects of Overseas Training at Edogawa University―
To broaden students’ outlook through the experiences of different cultures.』
Lecturer: Mr. Masahiko Arai, Professor at Edogawa University
Lecture A
『Communications with Vietnamese and their Work Skill』
He will talk about his experience of attending Environmental Education Project in Vietnam
Lecturer: Mr. Hideki Sato, a full-time lecturer at Edogawa Universit


New Year’s Party

Come and enjoy the party with a lot of friends to cerebrate the New Year.Try various food from all over the world .

Date: Sunday, January 12, 2020
Time: noon to 2:30 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa, Multi-purpose Space A
Contents: Various food from Philippines, Thai, Indonesia, Brazil, China Japan and so on. We will enjoy a lot of games, too.
Fee:¥1,000--- Junior high school students or older
  ¥500----- Elementary school child
Capacity: 30 people
Registration: By Friday, January 10, 2020, please come and sign up
       directly at the KCC office or send an e-mail to
       boshu-2@kira-kira.jp


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, January 22
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa,Booth
Registration: the KCC office


OKOTO Experience

Come to enjoy Japanese Traditional OKOTO and Macha tea with us in a New Year’s day.
You can try playing OKOTO and making Match tea.

Date: Saturday, January 25
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Place: UDCK( Kashiwanoha Urban Design Center)
Fee: ¥500
Capacity: 30 people
Registration: By Saturday, January 18, please sign up directly at the KCC
       office or send an e-mail to boshu-1@kira-kira.jp


Cross-cultural Tea Time

The relationship with Taiwan-Formosa

How much do we know about Taiwan, Formosa? It is famous in Japan for the beautiful food , Xiaolongbao (eastern Chinese steamed bun or Tapioka milk tea. Kyufun of Taiwan is a famous place as the model town of a big hit animation film ( Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi-- Spirited Away) .
And we never forget the big support from Taiwan at the time of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. It is said that Taiwan is friendly toward Japan.
The lecturer will talk about the deep relationship with Japan and Taiwan from the view point of history.

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa, Meeting room
Lecturere: Kyu Iki (Assistant professor of Reitaku University , Foreign Studies)
Capacity: 30 people
Fee: ¥400
Registration: By Thursday, February 6, please sign up directly at the KCC office
       or send an e-mail to boshu-1@kira-kira.jp


Try making Japanese Paper Dolls.

It is a very traditional papercraft, using decorative paper with colourful patterns.
In class, we will make paper dolls together . Materials are Chiyogami-beautiful papers and usual wrapping papers, too.
You can use it as a bookmark. Or you enjoy decorating it as a Hina-doll in March.

Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. to noon
Place: Palette Kashiwa , All-purpose Room A
Fee: ¥600
Capacity: 20 people
You don’t have to bring anything.
Registration: By Saturday, February 15, please sign up directly at the KCC office
       or send an e-mail to boshu-2@kira-kira.jp


Olympic and Paralympic Year has started

We will be involved in a big excitement soon!
Join the lecture about ‘ International Exchange through Sports’.
Mr. Yoshida will talk about the Sports and International Exchange through his experiences abroad.

Date: Sunday, February 23
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
After lecture, we will have an exchange meeting with him.
Place: Palette Kashiwa, Open-space
Lecturer: Mr. Yoshihiko Yoshida --- Representative Director of Yoshida
     Tennis Training Center. Mr. Shingo Kunieda, a famous wheel-chair
     Tennis player belongs to this center.
Registration: From Saturday, February 1 to Thursday, February 20, please sign up directly at the KCC office or send an e-mail to boshu-1@kira-kira.jp
Capacity: 100 people
Fee: Free of charge


Fund-Raising for the Typhoon No. 15 and No. 19 Disaster

A donation box is set in front of the KCC office.
We will collect the donation and send them to the victims of the disaster.


Information from the other organizations

Your language abilities are needed!
Please apply to be an interpreter or translator.
Languages such as:
    English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, and so on.
Registration: Please send an e-mail to koryu@kira-kira.jp
       NPO Kashiwa International Relations Association
       (KIRA)
Please send the completed registration form to the KIRA .
You can download the registration form the following KIRA homepage.
  http://www.kira-kira.jp/living/pdf/living_p201709.pdf


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

Workshop for KIRA members

What is the Hospitality?

A lecture by an experienced interpreter about Omotenashi- Hospitality through her jobs.

Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. to noon
Place: Palette Kashiwa, All-purpose room A
Lecturer: Ms. Narumi Ikezawa---A regular member of Japan Guide Association
     and a National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter

Registration: By Saturday, January 25, please sign up directly at the KCC office
       or send an e-mail to boshu-2@kira-kira.jp
Capacity: 30 KIRA members


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