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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!!

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【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

Japanese Home Cooking Workshop for Foreign Nationals~Let’s cook Japanese Food- Bento and DECO Rolled Sushi!(We have already reached the cap of 35 applicants, and have stopped accepting applications.)

April 6, 2017

Let’s cook Japanese Food- Bento and DECO Rolled Sushi!
Date】13:00~16:00, Saturday, May 13th, 2017
【Place】Shimonoseki Lifelong Learning Plaza (DREAM SHIP),
3-1-1, Hosoe-cho, Shimonoseki-shi
【Lecturer】 Ms. Okome Makiko (Meister of making DECO Rolled Sushi)
【Price】 500 yen
【What to bring】Apron, Kerchief, and Bento box( plastic container is also ok).
【Participate】 Foreign nationals living in Yamaguchi Prefecture
【Capacity】 35 people (accepted in order of arrival)
【Language】 Available English interpreter. Just in case,
other language interpreter will come.
【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.
Please send us the information above by Saturday, May 6th, 2017.

(We have already reached the cap of 35 applicants, and have stopped accepting applications.)

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Application

◆◆◆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/

Trial Tour!! 88 temples Pilgrimage of Aio

March 25, 2017

“International Exchange Workshop for Young Adults ~Conveying the Appeals of Yamaguchi Prefecture through Video~”

March 24, 2017

The Yamaguchi Prefectural Chapter of the United Nations Association

The Yamaguchi Prefectural Chapter of the United Nations Association would like to present to everyone the videos created by the participants of the “International Exchange Workshop for Young Adults ~Conveying the Appeals of Yamaguchi Prefecture through Video~” held on February 26.

The 22 participants consisting of foreigners and Japanese people living in the prefecture brought in photos of “places,” “things,” and “food” they recommended and created a video with them. Click the address below to take a look!

Recommended “Places” in Yamaguchi

https://youtu.be/1KdyXOf2XS8

Recommended “Things” in Yamaguchi

https://youtu.be/DX7N6JqDvZg

Recommended “Food” in Yamaguchi

https://youtu.be/gm4g-rH5jXU

Video Making Process (During the Workshop)

https://youtu.be/SFzMj3eO_QA

New YIEA website now available in Chinese!

March 21, 2017

The Yamaguchi International Exchange Association launched a new website in Chinese. The new site is now available in Japanese, English, and Chinese.

 

Have a look at the YIEA website in Chinese here:

http://yiea.or.jp/chinese/index.html

 

<Contact us>

Yamaguchi International Exchange Association.

3rd Floor,1-7 Mizunouecho, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi, 753-0082

TEL:(083)925-7353

FAX:(083)920-4144

Email:yiea@yiea.or.jp

URL:http://www.yiea.or.jp/

*You can also go to the Chinese site by clicking the “中文” button in the upper right of the main page.