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Japanese Culture Workshop Day 日本の伝統文化まるごと体験できるDAY


     We are pleased to announce that we will have “Japanese Culture Workshop Day” at International House Osaka, on Sunday, December 9, 2012, to be accompanied by a talk event “Let’s talk about San Francisco!!!” and a “Reception” to commemorate the 55th Anniversary of Osaka-San Francisco Sister City Affiliation also held in the same venue.  


    In “Japanese Culture Workshop Day,” 8 workshops featuring traditional Japanese cultural practices “calligraphy,” ”tea ceremony,” “flower arrangement,” “temari ball,” “origami,” “Kimono-dressing,” “Japanese dance,” and “samurai sword fighting”  will be set up in order to give foreigners hands-on experience in the traditional Japanese culture.


    From 14:00, a talk event “Let’s talk about San Francisco!!!” will be held in a conference room near the workshop area.  In this talk, people who fell in love with the city, such as students, former residents and a chef will explore and discuss its beauties, nature, food, sports and history etc., elements which make it one of the most attractive cities in the west coast.  [Japanese only]


   After the workshop, from 16:00, we will have a Reception to cerebrate the 55th Anniversary of Sister City Affiliation between Osaka and San Francisco. Food representing both cities, such as “takoyaki” and cioppino” together with other delicacies will welcome you.  There is an admission fee of 3,000 yen and reservation is necessary.


◎ Date & time:        Sunday, December 9,                   

                                                                     Workshop  10:00 – 16:00

                                                                     Talk on SF  14:00-15:30

                                                                     Reception   16:00-18:00


◎ Venue:   International House Osaka (see the map below)

◎ Fee:        Workshop —- Free of charge / no reservation necessary

                   Talk on SF—- Free of charge / no reservation necessary

                   Reception —– 3,000 yen (U.S. students are free of charge)

                               NB  reservation necessary (*)


* To sign-up for the reception, please send your name and affiliation to JASO Executive Office by Email  jaso@suntory.co.jp  or  Fax  06-6346-0178







また、14:00より同じ会場内にて、大阪-サンフランシスコ姉妹都市提携55周年記念パネルトーク「Let’s talk about San Francisco !!」を行います。サンフランシスコへの&からの留学生や、プロの料理家にその魅力を大いに語っていただきます(参加費および申込み不要)。





◎日時: 2012年12月9日(日)         ワークショップ      10:00~16:00

                                                             パネルトーク          14:00~15:30

                                                             懇親パーティ          16:00~18:00

◎場所:   大阪国際交流センター http://www.ih-osaka.or.jp/access/

◎料金:   ワークショップ&パネルトーク・・・無料・申込不要

                懇親パーティ       ・・・・3,000円・要申込※(米国人学生無料)


※ 懇親会のお申込み方法: お名前、連絡先、ご所属をお書き添えいただき、メールかファックスでお申込みください。

Email: jaso@suntory.co.jp  Fax: 06-6346-0178


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