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Updated: August 25, 2016
【Kanazawa International Lounge News】
The latest issue: No. 40

No. 40
Issued on August 5, 2016
Back Issues


Updated: August 20, 2016
【Cooking Lesson for foreigners】
How to make a Japanese Obento (Lunchbox)

Date & Time: September 22 (Thu) 10:00-13:00
Place: Cooking Room, 2F Tomioka Namiki Community Center
Fee: 500 yen
Capacity: 16 persons
How to Apply: By September 10 (Sat), please call or come to Kanazawa International Lounge.
By Fax or E-mail is also acceptable.

Hello, foreigners living in Kanazawa-ku.
Let's make some side dishes for an Obento and put onigiris (rice balls) and some side dishes into a lunchbox!

Japanese supporters can also participate together accompanying them.

FLYER


Updated: August 8, 2016
【Japanese Class for Children】
Kamome Summer School at Namiki

Date: August 18(Thu), 19(Fri), 20(Sat), 23(Tue) and 24(Wed)
Time: 15:30-18:00
Place: Office Kanazawa (in Kanazawa Sports Center)
FLYER

Parents' Meeting
Date & Time: August 20(Sat) 17:00-18:00
Place: Office Kanazawa (in Kanazawa Sports Center)
FLYER

Parents can visit Kamome Summer School at Namiki and talk with each other.


Updated on March 3, 2016

Kanazawa International Lounge to move

We are planning to move to the 2nd floor of Kanazawa ward office from Yokohama City University’s Kanazawa Hekkei campus as of the 1st of April, Friday. Our phone number, fax number and e-mail address are the same as they are.

Our new address: The 2nd floor Kanazawa ward office building, 2-9-1 Deiki Kanazawa ward   Yokohama city, 236-0021

  Our business hours: 9:00 a.m. thru 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday Closed on Sunday and national holidays

We are open at our current office until the 31st of March. Our office is closed for moving on the 30th and the 31st of March.

Your understanding and cooperation would be much appreciated.


Updated on March 3, 2016

Kamome classes: Notification for
“Let’s do presentations together”

Children in Kamome classes will present what they would like to speak.

              Date: 10:00 a.m. thru 2 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2016

              Venue: Office Kanazawa
              Admission fee: Free : for more information: map



Updated on March 2, 2016

¶ Speeches in Japanese by Japanese class students

Japanese class students will give speeches inJapanese about what they think everyday.
Time and Date:
  10:00 am thru 12:00 am on March 1(Tue), March 3 (Thu), March 5 (Sat) and March 6 (Sun)

Venue:
 International Exchange Room 1, Seagull Center,  Yokohama City University

  We will also have a cultural exchange after the speeches.

  Your participation would be welcomed.

  


Updated on April 3, 2015

¶ Kamome Classes' Presentation completed on Sunday, March 22

  • 20 students who learned Japanese in Kamome classes presented their products.
  • The number of participants: 61


Updated on February 22, 2015

Kanazawa-ku Tourist Map is complete in English, Chinese and Spanish.

  Click here to look at the map.

  We have the map for you in our lounge.


Lounge News No.35 has been issued on January 25, '15.


Updated on January 31, 2015

Kanazawa Lounge is to close from Feb.23(Mon) to Feb.26(Thur) due to the entrance examination of Yokohama City Univercity.

Japanese Language Classes planned on Feb.24(Tue) and 26(Thur) are open at another venue, Iki-iki Center, Kanazawa.



Updated on December 1, 2014

The 4th Kanazawa International Lounge Festival 2014 (Finished)
” Let’s feel the multi-cultural exchange in Kanazawa-ku! ”

Please take a look at this event here.


Updated on March 6, 2015

We had the Panel Discussion
                on India and El Salvador



Objective: Introduction of foreign cultures to the local community to enhance multicultural awareness.

Panelists: A Father from India, Ambassador, Embassy of El Salvador

Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014:Time:13:00-15:20

Location: Icho-No-Yakata, Yokohama City University

Plese take look at this event here.


NHK Studio Park and Kabuki-za Gallery : Finished

--- Cultural Bus Tour ---

Please take a look at this event here.



School Guidance for Foreign National Parents : Finished

The number of participants: 23 (8 foreighners included)

Kamome KANAKATSU classes since June, 2014    
1. Days  Every Thursday

2. Times
 Class A: 3:30pm - 5:10pm
 Class B: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

3. Location
KANAKATSU (Youth community and activity center in Kanazawa-ku)
 Address: 1st floor, Aiwa Park Side building, 2-6
   Susakicho, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama-shi,
 KANAKATSU is located at the back of
   the Kanazawa Library.

4. Fee
 Free of charge.


What is Kamome school? Click here for more information.


Updated March 26

Kanazawa Lounge Festival held on March 16: Finished

Thank you very much for joining us.


Updated February 14

Event News

Had Mexican and Malaysian Homemade Cooking

We had Mexican and Malaysian Homemade cooking on the 20th of January.

Click here for more information.

Updated January 8

Had a cross-cultural introduction and exchange meeting with a Hungarian and an Albanian

Click here for more information.


Updated October 6

Had "BBQ" at Nojima Park

We had "BBQ party" on September 29th. 129 participants had joined. Thank you for your cooperation.

Click here for more information.





Updated August 31

Kamome summer school, a summer school for children, was held in August.

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The school on the 19th of August.



Updated July 25

”The Basic Resident Registration Network System available” at Ward Office Counters as of July 8, 2013


You can use following services at your local ward office.

1. You can use Internet to register your record instead of the registration card, but fee required.

2. You can obtain a copy of your resident record at any municipality in Japan, fee required.

3. Special provisions for Move in Notification will be applied to those who have been issued the "Basic Resident Registration Card", by submitting your Move out Notification via mail or other method, with one time only service at the municipality of your new regidence to complete the move in administration procedure.


Click here for more information provided by Civic Affairs Bureau of Yokohama City.




Updated July 3
  Did the tour of The National Diet and Edo-Tokyo Museum on the 30th of June.
           Click here for more inforamation.
For Parents and Guardians who have new student (s) (Information)
         Preparing for elementary school enrollment
          Click here for more information.


A Daily elementary school life
          Click here for more information.


School Life in Yokohama
       Click here to see a document For Parents and Guardians.
        (Provided by Yokohama Board of Education)





Updated April 24th

Had a Kamome classes's presentation held at Kanazawa Sports Center


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Updated January 25

Had a Russian homemade cooking course

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Updated December 8

Had a one day seminar about "Good translation vs. not so good one" coordinated by our multicultural Information providing section.

Click here for more information.

Updated November 30

Had a panel discussion on the life and culture of Saudi Arabia and Russia, focusing on diversities, on November 25.

Click here for more information.



Update November 13

Had a guidance on the Japanese education system for forein residents.

Click here for more information.

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Updated October 6
 We held a BBQ party at Nojima Park.
Though a typhoon was on its way to Kanto area, we had a wonderful international exchange on September 30, 2012.
Click here for more information.


 Updated August 28
    We held a Kamome summer course.

    Children at various ages, from 4 years old to high-school age, came to study together in Kamome School.

Click here for more information.



Why don't you speak in your native language?
 
Exchange meeting for foreign mothers at "TOKOTOKO"

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.Had joined a welcome party of new foreign students admitted to study at Yokohama City University, on the Friday night, May 10.

111 foreign students from many countries attended to the party and we had a wonderful time with them including the president of the university, staff members of the university and our lounge members.


  
 At the end of the welcome party


Left: Words from the president of the university, Mr. Fuse right: A live performance by Kiyari-uta* members
    


Left: A guitar performance by a foreign student, right: We had a wonderful time

*: A song for carrying heavy logs





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We will welcome a person who wants to volunteer.


      
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