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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!


2019 Camden-Kashiwa Student Delegation

Camden, a city in Eastern Australia, is a Friendship City of Kashiwa.
You can experience Australian life on a home-stay with a family in Camden
where you meet will Australian people and visit an Australian school.
Join the 2019 Camden Delegation.

★Application for the 2019 Delegation
 @Duration of the Delegation: 13 days
   Thursday, August 8th to Tuesday, August 20th
 AMaximum size of Delegation: 12 students
  (Eligible students must be born on April 2nd, 2001 to April 1st, 2005.)
 BTotal cost for exchange program: about ¥210,000
 CThe Selection Day: Sunday, May 19th at Palette Kashiwa
   Applicants will be selected based on an application file and
   an interview and an essay written on the selection day. 
 DApplication: From Friday, March 15th, pick up an application form from the KCC office
  and submit this form to the KCC office directly or by post between Monday, April 15th
  and Friday, April 26th.
  (If submitting by post, the application documents must reach the KCC by April 26th.)

★Information Meeting for the 2019 Camden Delegation
  Date: Sunday, April 14th
  Time: 10:30 a.m. 〜
  Place: Palette Kashiwa Room A, B, C
     (Students must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian).
  Contents: The members of the Camden Committee will explain the details of 2019 Delegation.
  Further information: the KCC office


New Experience: Traditional Japanese Ikebana

Camden, a city in Eastern Australia, is a Friendship City of Kashiwa.
You can experience Australian life on a home-stay with a family in Camden
where you meet will Australian people and visit an Australian school.
Join the 2019 Camden Delegation.

Ikebana is an art at harmony with nature and encourages the admiration of the beauty of the flowers of every season.
Come and learn the traditional Ikebana style and enjoy the beauty of this season’s flowers.
We welcome new learners! You don’t even have to speak Japanese well.
Come and let us enjoy ikebana together.

  Date: Tuesday, May 21st
  Time: 10:00 a.m. to noon
  Place: Palette Kashiwa, Multi-purpose space A
  Fee: ¥1,000
  Capacity: 20 people
  What to bring: a newspaper, a pair of flower scissors, and a dust-cloth
  Registration: By Saturday, May 18th, please sign up directly at the KCC office or send an e-mail to boshu-2@kira-kira.jp
  Information: the KCC office


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, April 24th
 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 Place: Palette Kashiwa Room A & B
 Registration: the KCC office


The 14th Chengde-Kashiwa Student Delegation

Apply for 2019 Student Delegation to Chengde in Hebei, People’s Republic of China.
Chengde is a Sister-city of Kashiwa. You can experience Chinese life on a home-stay with a family and visit Chinese cultural places.

  @ Duration of the 2019 Delegation: 6 days
     Thursday, August 22nd to Tuesday, August 27th
     (4 nights in Chengde and 1 night at a hotel in Beijing)
  AMaximum size of Delegation: 8 students
     (Eligible students must be born on April 2nd, 1997 to April 1st, 2004)
  BTotal cost for exchange program: about ¥100,000
  CAll applicants must attend all the seminars before and after the delegation trip.
  DAll applicants must take part in the related KIRA activities after the delegation.
  EAll applicants must be in good physical and mental health.
  FAll applicants should reside in Kashiwa or attend a Kashiwa school.
  GDelegation Selection Day: Sunday, June 2nd.
       Time: 10:00 a.m.〜
       Place: Palette Kashiwa
  HInformation Meeting for the Chengde Delegation
       Date: Sunday, May 5th
       Time: 10:00 a.m.〜
       Place: Palette Kashiwa Room D
       All applicants must attend this information meeting.
  IApplication: Pick up an application form the KCC office and submit    this form directly KCC office between Tuesday, May 7th and Monday, May 27th or by post. Information: the KCC office


Applications for the 2019 Torrance-Kashiwa Students Delegation

Please consider applying to join us as a member of the 2019  Delegation.

@Duration of the 2019 Delegation Exchange
   Monday, August 5th to Friday, August 23rd
ANumber of the students: 8 students (applicants must be
   students born between April 2nd,1999 to April 1st,2003)
BTotal cost for exchange program: about¥230,000 per member
CHow to apply: Get an application form from the KCC office
   beginning Friday, March 1st or from the KIRA homepage.
DSubmit the form to the KCC between Monday March 25th and
   Wednesday, April 3rd directly to the KCC or by post.
EThe 1st round selection day: Sunday, April 14th
 The 2nd round selection day: Sunday, April 21st
FFor additional details, please visit the KIRA homepage.


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

Please apply to help organize an English Seminar Tour for seniors!

This 2nd seminar will be held at Guam University for seniors over the age of 50.
Come and help us prepare and organize this seminar tour.

  Who: the KIRA members (any age and gender, and no previous experience of Guam required).
  Registration: Please sign up at the KCC office directly or send an e-mail to boshu-1@kira-kira.jp
  Information: the KCC office


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