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Events

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.


Aboriginal Art, a Lecture About the Art of Native Australians

“Fascinated with the Charm of Barefoot Artists”
This is an event to commemorate the Kashiwa-Camden Exchange relationship.

A message from Ms. Mayumi Uchida, the lecturer:
It has been 25 years since I spent time with the Aboriginal people.
I will talk about the beautiful landscapes of the central deserts in Australia and the people living there. I have been fascinated with their art.

Date: Sunday, December 9th
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa, Room F & G
Capacity: 60 people
Fee: None
Lecturer: Ms. Mayumi Uchida
(Aborigine Art Coordinator, living in Melbourne)
Registration: By Thursday, November 15th, please come to the KCC office directly or send an e-mail to boshu-1@kira-kira.jp


The 10th English Speech Competition Is Here!

Date: Sunday, February 10th, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: Amuser Kashiwa, Plaza
Speakers Requirements: Any person junior high school and older whose mother tongue is not English.
Fee: Free of charge
The number of presenters will be limited to around 10 people.
Outline of speech:
 The speech must be between 3 and 5 minutes.
 There is no mandatory theme for your speech.
Awards: Kashiwa Mayor Prize, KIRA President Prize, Special Prize and Audience Prize (selected by the audience)
Registration: Please send an e-mail to the following address by Thursday, December 20th with your name, address, telephone number, age and place to contact.
E-mail: gaikokugo@kira-kira.jp
Information: Please call the KCC office.
Audience:
Visitors are most welcome on the day of the speech!
Visitors may also join the selection of the winner of Audience Prize.
No registration necessary. Just come directly to Amuser Plaza.


Free Legal Advice for Foreign Residents

Lawyers and administrative procedure specialists will be available to help foreign residents with legal questions and documents. We offer consultations for any question or problem, such as visa issues, domestic violence, divorce or trouble at the work place.

Please register before coming.
Date: Wednesday, December 26th
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa, Room A
Registration: the KCC office


Join the Kashiwa Bus Tour!

We will visit Tokyo University, Chiba University and a Beads Studio in Kashiwa.

Date: Wednesday, December 19th
Time: 9:50 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pick-Up/Drop-Off: Kashiwa City Hall Central Entrance
Fee: 500 yen (Lunch at Tokyo University’s “IKOI” cafeteria is available, but not included in this fee.)
Registration: By Monday, December 10th, come and sign up at the KCC office or please send an e-mail to boshu-2@kira-kira.jp.
Capacity: 20 people (In case of overcrowding, the attendants will be chosen by lottery.)
Information: Please contact the KCC office.


The 3rd Annual Kashiwa Japanese Speech Contest by Foreign Residents 

Please enter this speech contest. The KCC expects the applicants to show Kashiwa citizens their own culture and their way of thinking through speeches.

Date: Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
Place: Palette Kashiwa
Detailed information: Please visit the KCC homepage.
Registration: By Monday, December 3rd, please submit an application form at the KCC office or send it to the KCC office. You can download the application form from the KCC homepage.
We will select about 15 applicants by Thursday, December 20th


Cross Cultural Tea Time

‘Our Home Town, Florida and Georgia in USA”
One lady from Florida and one from Georgia will talk about the history, natural beauty, and culture of their hometowns.

Date: Saturday, January 12th, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa, Multi-Purpose Room A
Speakers: Ms. Mary Crawford and Ms. Whitney Williams
Capacity: 40 people
Fee: ¥400
Registration: By Thursday, January 10th, 2019, please register directly at the KCC office
or send an E-mail to boshu-1@kira-kira.jp.


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!


Chinese Saloon

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

  Date: Every third Wednesday in the month
  Time: 11:00 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