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Disaster Preparedness Workshop for Foreign Nationals    NEW

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

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.

Exploring Yamaguchi ~Historical Sights and Foods

February 17, 2017

 

“Ishiburo” Festival in Tokuji (2017/3/5)

February 15, 2017

http://www.tokudi-kankou.jp/event/2017/0305/EngInvite.html

It’s flu season!

January 31, 2017

It’s flu season! Please take care.

Multilingual information

◆英語(English_PDF)

◆日本語(Japanese_PDF)

◆中国語(Chinese_PDF)

◆韓国語(Korean_PDF)

◆スペイン語(Spanish_PDF)

Yamaguchi city Art Weeks 2017

January 25, 2017

【Yamaguchi City Rising Artist Award Nomination Exhibition】

▶Contents
Picture, sculpture, industrial arts, calligraphy, photograph, design

▶About works
Work by promising artists who are living in the city.

▶Date & Hours : Jan 28 (Sat) – Feb 5 (Sun)  9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
(Feb 5, admittance until 3 P.M.)
▶Closed : Monday
▶Admission: Free
▶Location: Creative Space Akarenga
▶Address: Nakagawara 5 – 12  (Along Ichinosaka River)

【Yamaguchi City Art Exhibition】

▶Contents
Picture, sculpture, industrial arts, calligraphy, photograph, design

▶About works
Prize-winning work submitted by Yamaguchi citizens.

▶Date & Hours: Mar 5(Sun) -12(Sun)  9:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
(Mar 12, admittance until 4 P.M.)
▶Closed : Monday
▶Admission: Free
▶Location: Yamaguchi Civic Hall
▶Address : Chuo2-5-1 (Near City Hall)


【Contact】

Yamaguchi city Cultural Exchange Division

Email: bunka@city.yamaguchi.lg.jp

International Exchange Workshop for Young Adults

January 5, 2017

A workshop for Japanese and foreign residents of Yamaguchi Prefecture focused on international exchange. Participate in discussions aimed to further international understanding and provide an opportunity to network with people from across the globe.

 

Date  10:00~16:00, Sunday, February 26, 2017 Participants

(Venue Opens at 9:30

Venue  Caliente Yamaguchi, First floor, Large Hall

(5-1-1, Yuda Onsen, Yamaguchi City)

Organizer  Yamaguchi Prefectural Chapter of the

United Nations Association of Japan

International Exchange

Workshop for Young Adults

  • Eligibility  Young Japanese and foreign adults

(senior high school students ~35 years old)

living in Yamaguchi Prefecture who are

interested in international exchange

  • Capacity  ~24 young adults

(Planning for 12 Japanese, 12 foreigners)

※Held in Japanese, but participation in English is possible.

 

Please bring the image files on the day of the workshop.

On the day of the workshop, please bring a USB with your name holding around 10 pictures of your

favorite place, thing, or food in Yamaguchi Prefecture (E.g.: tourist spots, scenery, specialty goods,

souvenirs, work of arts, food, etc.).

*Those who do not have a USB, please send the pictures to us by Friday, February 17. Each picture

must not exceed 1MB. E-mail:ws2017@l-happystyle.com

<Precautions>

  1. Do not use pictures that apply or may apply to the following conditions.
  • Pictures breaking the law
  • Pictures that go against public order and standards of decency
  • Pictures contrary to public welfare
  • Pictures with the intentions of publicizing and advertising business names and specific product names
  • Pictures related to political activities or religious activities
  • Pictures slandering individuals, businesses, or organizations or invading people’s privacy
  • Inappropriate content or expressions or pictures that make others feel uncomfortable
  • Pictures which you do not have their copyrights (ex. using a picture your friend took without his/her

permission is not allowed)

  • Other instances include pictures the organizers claim not to be suitable for the workshop
  1. Do not bring photos that infringe on a third person’s portrait rights and privacy rights. You must receive

the approval of individuals who can be specified in the picture. If a third party files suit for violation of

infringement on one’s rights, liability claim, etc. or raises objection or opposition, the organizers hold no

responsibility, and the responsibility and burdening of the costs of handling and resolving the case will be

on the person who brought the pictures. The organizers also hold no responsibility if the person who

brought the photos incites damage.

  1. The costs of bringing in photos to the workshop will be on the participant.
  2. Pictures brought will be shared and used among the participants at the workshop.
  3. The copyright of the created informational videos showing the appeal of Yamaguchi Prefecture will

belong to the organizers. You give your consent for Yamaguchi Prefectural Chapter of the United Nations

Association of Japan and Yamaguchi Prefectural Government to broadcast the created videos on mediums

like the internet, to distribute and use them at events and tourism promotion activities, and reproduce and

edit the video.

  1. By bringing pictures to the venue, you have agreed to the all precautions.

How to Apply

Fax or email your name, age, country of origin, occupation (school

name and year), phone number and email to the address below.

*Please let us know if you would prefer to participate in English.

Deadline to Apply

By Friday, January 27, 2017

*Applications will be accepted in order of arrival and will be closed

once the capacity has been met.

 

Send Questions and Applications to

Yamaguchi Prefectural

Chapter of the United Nations

Association of Japan

(Yamaguchi Prefectural Government

International Division)

Ms. Harada or Ms. Kubo

1-1 Takimachi, Yamaguchi City 753-8501

TEL:083-933-2340

FAX:083-933-2358

E-mail:a12900@pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp

URL: http://unaj-yamaguchi.sakura.ne.jp/

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