Events of 2019
(4/1/2019-3-31-2020)

Here are the events of 1/4/2019-31/3/2020. *Please note that some events and the details may be changed.

【2019 Fiscal Year】

  • April
    • 1
      Newsletter "MIEA STATION Spring, fiscal year 2019"

      The newsletter provides our events and useful information. (will be issued 4 times/year)

    • 1 April-1 July
      Application for English Speech Contest for High School Students

      We look for applicants who are high school students and also who is not native English speaker to this contest.

    • Sat. 6
      13:35〜
      *If it rains, Sun. 7
      Yahashira Cherry Blossom Festival

      "Hello from the World!" Matsudo International Cultural Ambassadors will be on the stage.
      Venue:The public square in front of Yabashira Station (near south exit of JR Shin Yahashira /Shin Keisei Line: Yabashira)

    • Mon. 15-Thurs. 25
      Looking for applicants for subsidy for activities of international exchanges

      We partially subsidize activities of international exchanges.

  • May
    • Tue. 7th-Fri. 17th
      (8:30-17:00, last day:8:30-11:00)
      Sister City Commemorating Exhibition

      City of Matsudo and the City of Whitehorse (former City of Box Hill) , Victoria, Australia, signed for Sister City Affiliation on 12th May, 1971. Both cities has established May 12 as Green Tree Day to develop friendship and greenery. Commemorating events such as Tree Planting and Telephone Conversation by Mayors are hold on the day.
      Venue:The Connecting Hallway between Main building and New building of Matsudo City Hall

    • Tue. 7-Fri. 6, July
      The 22nd Matsudo International Cultural Ambassadors Wanted !

      Recruiting ambassadors (volunteer) for a year after Sep. 2019

    • wed. 8-Sun. 14 July
      Japanese Class for Beginners-1st Semester

      Primary Japanese class for foreigners. Cooperative events with Matsudo City and Matsudo City Japanese Language Volunteer Group)
      ※MIEA has a program to subsidize childcare. (We partially subsidize for parents who leave their child in a nursery facility for their study)
      Venue:Kokusai Yuko Room (5 min. walk from Matsudo Sta. west exit)

    • Sun. 12 May
      Green Tree Day

      Anniversary of Sister City Affiliation of Matsudo City and the City of Whitehorse

    • Sun. 12 May- Sun. 7th July (except 30th June)
      Language course for beginners

      〜Spanish for Beginners (8 lessons)〜
      Venue:Kokusai Yuko Room

    • 30 May-13 June, Thursdays
      MIEA World Tour

      Let’s sing “Chansons” in French. (3 times-course)
      Venue:Josei (Women's) Center Yu Matsudo

  • June
    • Mid-June
      Newsletter "Wa"&"Wa"

      Annual Newsletter

  • July
    • 1st July
      Newsletter "MIEA STATION Summer, fiscal year 2019"

      The newsletter provides our events and useful information. (will be issued 4 times/year)

    • Sat. 6 July
      Meet at 9:30
      MIEA World Tour

      “Let's try a Cuisine of République du Sénégal”
      Venue:Thiѐs:Cafѐ (Edogawa ward, Tokyo)

    • Tues. 23 July
      14:30-16:00
      MIEA World Tour

      Introduction of French Food Culture
      Venue:Josei (Women's) Center Yu Matsudo

  • August
    • Thurs. 1 August-Sep. 12 (Except 15 August) 10:30-12:00
      Beginner's Language Course

      English Conversation for Beginners
      Venue:Kokusai Yuko Room

    • Mon. 5 August 14:00-15:30
      MIEA World Tour

      Cultural introduction about USA in English (Mr. Javier Gutierrez)
      Venue:Josei (Women's) Center Yu Matsudo

    • Sat. 17 August 13:00-
      MIEA 30th Anniversary
      English Speech Contest for high School Students

      High school students give speeches in English.
      Venue:Matsudo Citizen's Theater, Hall

    • Sat. 17
      17:00-
      Guidance for Youth Delegation

      Guidance for Youth Delegation program to our Sister City ( The city of Whitehorse, Victoria state, Australia) and how to apply.
      Venue:Matsudo Citizen's Theater, Conference room

  • September
    • Sun. 8
      13:00-
      Induction Ceremony and Tea Party for the 22nd Matsudo International Cultural Ambassadors

      Matsudo International Cultural Ambassadors are to introduce their own culture (such as food, children's play, fork dance) at international understanding seminar and the cultural exchange events in Matsudo City with citizen's.
      ※Fee:500 yen
      Tea party with ambassadors will be held after the induction ceremony and everyone is welcome.
      Venue:Matsudo Citizen's Hall,
      Rm 301

    • Sun. 29
      Seminar for Teaching Japanese

      Seminar for Japanese language teachers to support them to brush up their skills.
      Venue:Matsudo Citizen's Hall,
      Rm 301

  • October
    • Tues. 1st
      Newsletter "MIEA STATION Autumn, fiscal year 2019"

      The newsletter provides our events and useful information. (will be issued 4 times/year)

    • Sat. 5
      Matsudo Festival

      We will set a booth to provide helpful information and to promote our activities.
      Venue:The public square in front of Matsudo station west exit

    • Sat. 19
      MIEA 30th Anniversary
      Matsudo International Cultural Festival

      It provides the opportunity to introduce the variety of world's culture and to get to know the different cultures.
      Venue:Matsudo Citizen's Hall

  • November
    • Late November
      One Day Trip (tentative plan)

      Day trip tour will be held to provide the opportunity to exchange for Japanese and foreign nationals.

  • December
    • Sun. 15
      MIEA 30th Anniversary
      International Exchange Party

      The party will be held as the opportunity to exchange for Japanese and Foreign nationals and also includes an attraction.
      Venue:Mori-no-Hall 21, Reception Hall
      Flyer Application form

  • 2020 January
    • Wed. 1
      Newsletter "MIEA STATION Winter, fiscal year 2019"

      The newsletter provides our events and useful information. (will be issued 4 times/year)

  • 2020 February
    • Sat. 15
      MIEA 30th Anniversary
      Japanese Speech Contest

      We deepen mutual understanding and friendship by holding speech contest for foreign nationals to deliver how they felt after came to Japan or the things they want to share.
      Venue:Matsudo Citizen's Theater, Hall

    • late February
      This is the seminar to supporting Japanese language teachers to brush up their skills.

      Seminar for Japanese language teachers to support them to brush up their skills.

  • 2020 March
    • Sun. 15
      MIEA World Tour

      〜(tentative title) Oversea Cultural Introduction Festa (collaboration event with Matsudo City Tourism Association and Matsudo City Culture Promotion Foundation)
      Venue:Mori-no-Hall 21, Front square and Small Hall

    • mid-March
      Youth Delegation
      (Coproduction with Matsudo City)

      This is to send junior and senior high school students to our sister city, the City of Whitehorse VIC Australia to promote exchanges. This is also to nurture youth through home staying to develop their international understanding and to be a global person.








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