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Typhoon Warning! (2017.9.16)

September 16, 2017

Attention
A typhoon is approaching.
According to the weather forecast,
the typhoon (tropical cyclone) will hit Yamaguchi Prefecture on September 17th (Sunday).
Please refer to your Emergency Handbook to prepare for when a typhoon comes. When a typhoon approaches, please stay inside as much as possible.

Yamaguchi Prefectures Emergency Handbook

http://www.pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp/cms/a12900/bosai-handbook/bosai-handbook.html

Japan Meteorological Agency Tropical Cyclone Information

http://www.jma.go.jp/en/typh/

Disaster Preparedness Workshop for Foreign Nationals  

September 2, 2017

Disaster Preparedness Workshop for Foreign Nationals

【Date】13:00~16:30, Sunday, October 8th, 2017

 

【Price】Free

 

【Place】Shunan-shi Health center 1F Medical checkup hall (Shunan-shi Kodama-cho 1-1)

 

【Events】Lecture on disaster prevention, fire(smoke) simulator, simulations on using a fire

extinguisher, etc.

*Participants will receive disaster preparedness supplies

 

【Who can Participate】Foreign nationals living in Yamaguchi prefecture

 

【Language】Available in English, Mandarin, Vietnamese and Korean.

 

【How to Apply】
Call, email, or fax us with ①your name, ②address, ③phone number, ④nationality, ⑤email address. and ⑥If you would like an interpreter, please state your language preference.

 

【Application Deadline】Saturday, September 30th, 2017

 

● Questions and Applications ●
Yamaguchi International Exchange Association

1-7 Mizunoue-cho, Yamaguchi-shi, 753-0082
TEL:083-925-7353  FAX:083-920-4144 Email:yiea.info@yiea.or.jp URL:http://www.yiea.or.jp/

Would you like to join “International Exchange Program in Tokuji”?

August 30, 2017

Are you interested in taking part in an International Cultural Exchange Program in Tokuji with Yamaguchi high school students?

Enjoy an International Understanding Workshop, exchange activities, an astronomical observation, hands-on soba-making workshop, and more!

 

【Date】Saturday, October 28th  ~ Sunday, October 29th, 2017

【Place】National Yamaguchi Tokuji Youth Outdoor Learning Center and Chogen no Sato

(Both in Tokuji, Yamaguchi)

【Who can Participate】Foreign nationals living in Yamaguchi Prefecture (at least high school age)

【Participant Cap】First 20 applicants.  *We expect to have 20 high school student participants

【Participation Fee】2,000 yen

*Including the charge for accommodation, foods, insurance, charter bus and Japanese culture experiment.

*To be paid on the day of the event *YIEA members have many benefits such as restaurant discounts.

Date Schedule of Events
Saturday, October 28th Morning: Yamaguchi University Tokiwa Campus(8:00)→Shin-Yamaguchi Station (8:30)→ Yamaguchi University Yoshida Campus (9:00) → YPU (9:30)→Tokuji Youth Outdoor Learning Center (10:30)  *by Charter busOrientation

Lunch

Afternoon: Exchange activities (TAP: Tokuji Adventure Program)

Evening: Dinner, International Understanding Workshop, An Astronomical Observation

【Spend the night at National Yamaguchi Tokuji Youth Outdoor Learning Center】

Sunday,October 29th Morning: Breakfast,

charter bus to Chogen no Sato, tour of Chogen no Sato

Lunch: Hands-on soba-making workshop, Lunch, Hands-on paper-making workshop

Afternoon: Chogen no Sato (14:00) → YPU (15:00)→Yamaguchi University Yoshida Campus(15:30) → Shin-Yamaguchi Station (16:00)→Yamaguchi University Tokiwa Campus(16:30)  *by Charter bus

*Schedule is subject to change

【Additional Information】

This event will be held in Japanese. However, there will be English and Mandarin speaking staff to provide multilingual support.

Lodgings will be divided by gender, with one large room for men and one large room for women.

【How to apply】

The application form can be sent by email, fax or mail, or brought to the YIEA in person. The application form can be downloaded on the YIEA home page.

◆Leaflet(English)

◆Application(English)

◆Application(English) WORD

【Application Deadline】 Friday, September 29th, 2017

*Applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis for the first 20people.

*We have already reached the cap of 20 applicants, and have stopped accepting applications.

【Sponsored by】Yamaguchi International Exchange Association

 

Questions and ApplicationsPublic Interest Incorporated

Foundation Yamaguchi International Exchange Association(YIEA)

Third Floor, 1-7 Mizunouecho, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi, 753-0082

TEL:083-925-7353   FAX083-920-4144   E-mail:yiea.info@yiea.or.jp

 

Typhoon Warning! (2017.8.4)

August 4, 2017

Attention

A typhoon is approaching.

According to the weather forecast, “the typhoon (tropical cyclone) will hit Yamaguchi Prefecture on August 7th (Monday).”

Please refer to your Emergency Handbook to prepare for when a typhoon comes. When a typhoon approaches, please stay inside as much as possible.

Yamaguchi Prefectures Emergency Handbook

http://www.pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp/cms/a12900/bosai-handbook/bosai-handbook.html

 

Japan Meteorological Agency Tropical Cyclone Information

http://www.jma.go.jp/en/typh/

Hagimade with Tea time in Meiringakusha

July 8, 2017

<Hagimade with tea time in Hagi Meiringakusha>
~Let’s make your own bonsai art at Old Japanese-style class room!~
Do you feel it’s difficult when you hear to make a bonsai?
But it’s in small size and easy to make.

At first, choose the dish you like the best and the local lecturer teach how to make it politely!
Besides you can take away your own bonsai art, and buy her items in the shop if you’ve been curious about her works.
Please feel free to join, preparing the interpreter and handouts in English.
Including tea time, so you’ll spend a relaxing time through enjoy talking and looking around Hagi Meiringakusha.

We’re looking forward to waiting for your coming!

【Date】Aug.6.2017, Sunday
【Time】13:00〜16:00

【Where】 Hagi・Meiringakusha(602, Emukai, Hagi City, Yamaguchi, 758-0041)

【Places】 25 persons
【Cost】 Adults 3,000yen/Students(ES,JS,HS) 2,000yen

【Applications Close】 July.31.2017 ※Reservation required

For more information/ to apply
Hagi Meiringakusha
TEL: 0838-21-2018

E-Mail: info@hagimeirin.jp

Hagi Meiringakusha HP: http://hagimeirin.jp/

◆Lecturer

Ms Yoshiko Okano

Profile

Living in Hagi City/
Japanese Handicrafts Association Lecturer

In 2002

Japanese Handicrafts Association Exhibition
is awarded the Yomiuri Shimbun Prize

In 2006
Japanese Handicrafts Association Exhibition
is awarded the Prime Ministers Prize

【Access to Hagi】

◆By Bus
From Shin-Yamaguchi Station
・Super Hagi Gou Bus(to Hagi・Meiringakusha)
Shin-Yamaguchi Station⇔Hagi Meirin center(About 60 mins)
・Bocho Bus
Shin-Yamaguchi Station ⇔Mine City
⇔Hagi Bus center(About 70 mins)
・Chugoku JR Bus
Shin-Yamaguchi Station ⇔Yamaguchi City
⇔Hagi Meirin center(About 110 mins)
◆by Car
・20mins from the Edo(絵堂) interchange
・The Chugoku expressway
via Minehigashi(美祢東) junction
“Ogori Hagi(⼩郡萩) road (free)”

Landslide Disaster Warning!(2017.7)

July 7, 2017

【Warning!】

Due to continuous heavy rainfall, there is risk of landslides in Yamaguchi Prefecture, so please beware.

◆Do not go close to revers.

◆Evacuate to a safe location (evacuation shelter, etc.) if water overflows from the ditches or manholes, etc.

◆Go to the second floor or higher if the water outside had already risen to your knees.

◆Move to a room on the side away from the hillside because a landslide can occur during heavy rainfall.

 

Use the Emergency Handbook as a reference in order to be prepared for natural disasters.

Yamaguchi Prefecture – Emergency Handbook

http://www.pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp/cms/a12900/bosai-handbook/bosai-handbook.html

<Japan Meteorological Agency>Weather Warning
http://www.jma.go.jp/en/warn/index.html

28th Annual Japanese Speech Contest for Foreigners A Call for Contestants

July 4, 2017

28th Annual Japanese Speech Contest for Foreigners A Call for Contestants

The Yamaguchi Prefectural Chapter of the United Nations Association of Japan is hosting the 28th Annual Japanese Speech Contest for Foreigners in order to encourage exchange and deepen understanding between the local and international residents of Yamaguchi. The speech contest is an opportunity for contestants to draw from their time in Japan and share their experiences, thoughts, and opinions in a Japanese speech. We look forward to your applications!!

flyer

【Detail】

Date and Time: November 12, 2017 (Sun.) 13:30 to 16:00

◆Place: Old Prefectural Assembly Building (1-1, Takimachi, Yamaguchi City)

◆Eligibility: Must be 15 years of age or older, and a resident in Yamaguchi Prefecture. Contestants cannot have lived in Japan for more than 5 years, and must not hold Japanese citizenship
【Speech Requirements】

◆Theme: Topic of Your Choice (foreign residents in Yamaguchi Prefecture are free to write about their thoughts in daily life, findings or other topics relating to Japan or Yamaguchi, the deepening of mutual understanding with residents in the prefecture, etc.)

Rubric: Content- 60 points, Expressions- 40 points, out of a possible 100 points Prizes

First Place: Plaque and 30,000 yen

Second Place: Plaque and 20,000 yen

Honorable Mention: Certificate and 5,000 yen (number of recipients may vary)

All Participants: Speech Contest Memento

◆Application: Send in a written summary of your speech, around 1000 characters by mail, email or fax to address below. Please include a title and subtitle, your address, name, age, citizenship, job (school name and year), and phone number.

◆Deadline: September 29, 2017 (Fri.)

◆Contestant Selection:

The Yamaguchi Prefectural Chapter of the United Nations Association of Japan will select 10 contestants from the applicants. The results will be sent to all applicants on October 13, 2017 (Fri.).

Compensation for travel expenses is available.

◆Where to Apply: :

〒753-8501

1-1 Takimachi, Yamaguchi -City

Nihon Kokusai Rengou Kyoukai Yamaguchi-ken Honbu Jimukyoku

(International Division of Yamaguchi Pref Govt Office) Attn: , Harada,Kubo

Tel: 083-933-2340 Fax: 083-933-2358 Email:  a12900@pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp

Ministry of Justice “Foreign-language Human Rights Hotline.”

July 4, 2017

Typhoon Warning(2017.7.3)

July 3, 2017

【Attention】

A typhoon is approaching.

According to the weather forecast, “the typhoon (tropical cyclone) will hit Yamaguchi Prefecture on July 4th (Tuesday).”

Please refer to your Emergency Handbook to prepare for when a typhoon comes. When a typhoon approaches, please stay inside as much as possible.

◆Yamaguchi Prefecture’s Emergency Handbook

http://www.pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp/cms/a12900/bosai-handbook/bosai-handbook.html

 

<Japan Meteorological Agency> Tropical Cyclone Information

http://www.jma.go.jp/en/typh/

Disaster Preparedness Workshop for Foreign Nationals   

May 27, 2017

    

【Date】13:00~16:30, Sunday, June 18th, 2017  【Price】Free

【Place】Hofu-shi culture welfare hall 3F Room 4 (1-9-2 Midorimachi, Hofu City) Tel: 0835-23-1500

【Events】Lecture on disaster prevention, earthquake simulator, simulations on using a fire extinguisher, etc.

*Participants will receive disaster preparedness supplies

【Who can Participate】Foreign nationals living in Yamaguchi prefecture

【Language】Available in English, Mandarin, Vietnamese and Korean.

【How to Apply】Call, email, or fax us with ①your name, ②address, ③phone number, ④nationality,

⑤email address. and ⑥If you would like an interpreter, please state your language preference.

【Application Deadline】Sunday, June 11th, 2017

 

<Questions and Applications>

Yamaguchi International Exchange Association

1-7 Mizunoue-cho, Yamaguchi-shi, 753-0082

TEL:083-925-7353

FAX:083-920-4144

Email:yiea.info@yiea.or.jp