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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.


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!


World Cooking Class

Experience Peruvian Home Cooking!

Date: Sunday, December 22
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: Amuser Kashiwa, 3rd floor, Cooking Room
Menu: Arroz Chaufa de Pulpo (Peruvian fried rice), Ceviche (marinated fish)
   Papa Ala Huancaina (potato with cheese sauce )
Lecturer: Ms. Genoveva Loayza Watanabe
Capacity: 25 people
Fee: ¥1,000
Registration: By Wednesday, December 18, please sign up directly at the KCC
       office or send an e-mail to boshu-1@kira-kira.jp
◆We cannot accept the cancellations on the day.


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 a party with a lot of friends to celebrate the New Year.
Try various food from all over the world.

Date: Sunday, December 12, 2020
Time: noon to 2:30 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa, Multi-purpose Space A
Contents: Various food from the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Brazil, China, Japan, and so much more. 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


Try Challenging Yourself at the 11th English Speech Contest!

It is a good chance to practice your English presentation ability.

Date: Sunday, February 9, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: Amuser Kashiwa, Plaza
Conditions: Any person in junior high school or older who lives in or
      near Kashiwa and whose mother tongue is not English.
      Speech Guidelines:
        @The speech must be between 3 and 5 minutes.
        AThere is no mandatory theme for your speech.
Fee: Free of charge
We must limit the number of participants to around 10 people.
Participation is first-come first served.
Registration: By Saturday, December 14, please send an e-mail to
       gaikokugo@kira-kira.jp with your name, address, age
       and telephone number.


The 4th Annual Kashiwa Japanese Speech Contest by Foreign Residents
Challenge your Japanese speaking skills at the Japanese Speech Contest!
Please tell us what you think and feel about your the daily life.

Date: Sunday, February 2, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa, Open Space
Requirements: Any foreign resident who lives, works, or studies in the 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
       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
 *In the case of many applicants, we will inform the prospective participants of the results by Friday, December 20.


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.


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, December 25
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa Room A&B
Registration: the KCC office


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

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