Events of Fiscal Year 2021

Here are the events of 1/4/2021-31/3/2022. *Please note that some events and the details may be changed.

  • April
    • Thur. 1
      Newsletter "MIEA STATION Spring, fiscal year 2021"

      Our newsletter provides a snapshot of the latest events as well as other information. ( 4 times / year)

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

      The contest is open to high school students. Conditons apply.

    • Cancelled
      Yahashira Cherry Blossom Festival

      "Hello from the World!" Matsudo International Cultural Ambassadors will be on the stage.
      Cancelled

    • Mon. 5-Fri. 23
      Application for Subsidy of International Activities/Events

      Subsidies are available to 2 recognised clubs and societies.

  • May
    • Mon. 10-Fri. 14
      (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.
      The Connecting Hallway between Main building and New building of Matsudo City Hall

    • Mon. 10-Fri. 4, June
      Application opens for the 24rd Matsudo International Cultural Ambassadors

      Recruiting Cultural Ambassadors FY2021 starting from September

    • Sun. 9-Fri. 16, July
      Primary Japanese Class -1st Term

      Primary Japanese class for foreigners. Cooperative events with Matsudo City and Matsudo City Japanese Language Volunteer Group) ※MIEA provides subsities to students who are seeking to utilise nursery during classes. (spots limited)
      Kokusai Yuko Room

    • Tue. 12
      Green Tree Day

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

    • 22 May-24 July (Every Saturday)
      14-15:30

      Beginner's German Course

      Lecturer: Bilik Eva (faculty member at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
      German Language Course for beginners
      A conversation-centered classroom for those who are learning German for the first time. Enjoy learning about German on themes like music, food, travel, etc.
      Instructor:Ms. Eva Bilik (German Teacher)
      Capacity: max. 15 students (first come first serve basis)
      Tuition fee: ¥12,000 (MIEA MEMBER)
      NON MEMBERS need to registered with MIEA
      Textbook: 『ドライクラング 異文化理解のドイツ語』 著者:菅 利恵 他  出版社:郁文堂
      定価:2,800円 + 税(ISBN: 9784261012736)
      Josei Center Yu Matsudo

    • Intermediate Japanese Lesson For Business level
      25th of May - 14th of October(19:00-21:00)
      Day/s:Tuesday and Thursday
      (A total of 36 lessons)

      ・Normal lessons (10 times)+Online lessons (26 times)
      ・Free lesson (Entry qualifications required)
      ・Venue: Japan International Institute of Cybernetics bidg.4
      ・Capacity: 15
      ・Textbooks: 「中級レベルロールプレイで学ぶビジネス日本語」 (\1870) (need to be purchased)
      ・Enrollment/Contact:
      Japan International Institute of Cybernetics

  • June
    • Sat.12
      10-11:30
      13~14:30
      Collaboration with Seishonen Kaikan
      Experience Kpop dance!

      Come to enjoy kpop dance with an experienced instructor.
      Instructor: Ayaka
      Matsudo Seishonen Kaikan

    • Sun. 13 10-14
      MIEA World Tour

      French Home Cooking Class Part I
      (Explanation in French with Japanese translation)
      Menu:
      ・Poulet roti (roast chicken legs)
      ・Ratatouille (boiled and seasoned vegetables)
      ・Tarte au citron meringue (meringue on lemon tart)
      Instructor: Ms. Laetitia Clerget
      Capacity: the first 20 people
      Fee:
      1,000yen (MIEA member)
      1,500yen (Non-member)
      Matsudo Citizen’s Hall, cooking room
      (a 5 min. walk from Matsudo Sta. East Exit)

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

      Annual Newsletter

  • July
    • 1st July
      Newsletter "MIEA STATION Summer, FY 2021"

      Our newsletter provides a snapshot of the latest events as well as other information. ( 4 times / year).

    • middle July
      MIEA World Tour

      Experience Australian Culture
      TBA

    • Late July
      Nursing Care Japanese Language Course

      Qualifications: Foreign nationals who live, attend schools, or work in Matsudo, and at about JLPT N4 or N3 level. (not for beginners)
      Capacity: 15 people
      Contents: You will learn useful expressions and examples of verbal contact in nursing and caretaking scenes.
      Tuition Fees: Free (Material fees are required.)
      Kokusai Yuko Room (International Friendship Room)

    • TBA
      English Salon in Matsudo

      Cultural Hall Salon Space

    • TBA
      Chinese Salon in Matsudo

      Cultural Hall Salon Space

  • August
    • Sat. 21 August 13:00-17:00
      High School English Speech Contest

      High school students give speeches in English.
      Matsudo Citizen's Theater, hall

    • Sat. 21 17:00-
      Youth Delegation Programme Information Session

      This event aims to provide essential information on the Youth Delegation Programme and the application process.
      Matsudo Citizen's Theater, Conference room

    • Sun. 29 10-14
      MIEA World Tour

      "French Home Cooking Class part II
      (Explanation in French with Japanese translation)
      Instructor: Ms. Laetitia Clerget
      Menu:
      Salade de Chèvre chaud
      Boeuf Bourguignon
      Mousse au chocolat
      Capacity: the first 20 people
      Fee:
      1,000yen (MIEA member)
      1,500yen (Non-member)
      Matsudo Citizen’s Hall, cooking room
      (a 5 min. walk from Matsudo Sta. East Exit)

  • September
    • ※postponed
      Tue. 7- Thu. 9 Dec
      Japanese Class -2nd Term

      Primary Japanese class for foreigners. Cooperative events with Matsudo City and Matsudo
      City Japanese Language Volunteer Group)
      ※MIEA provides subsities to students who are seeking to utilise nursery during classes. (spots limited)
      Kokusai Yuko Room Akira citizen's Hall

    • 4-27 Nov (Saturdays)13:00~14:30
      【30 Oct (no class)・27 Nov a.m.】

      Beginner's Korean Course

      Lecturer:Ms Choi Yo Young (Korean)
      Capacity: the first 15 people
      Tuition fee: ¥12,000 (MIEA MEMBER)
      Non member need to sign up with MIEA.
      Kokusai Yuko Room

    • Sun. 514:00~16:00 (tentative)
      Induction Ceremony and Tea Party for the 24th Matsudo International Cultural Ambassadors

      A letter of appointment will be issued to all Matsudo International Cultural Ambassadors.
      Venue: Mori no hall

    • middle Sep
      Thu.
      23 (Autumnal Equinox Day)14:00〜16:00
      MIEA World Tour〜Whitehorse-Matsudo 50th Sister City Anniversary〜
      Co-sponsored by the 3 affiliated associations in Matsudo
      MIEA World Tour・Introduction to Australian Culture

      Experience Australian Culture
      TBA
      「5 stars Online Virtual Winery Tours @ Sirromet」
      Venue: Hall of the Forest 21 (Reception Hall)

    • ※Cancelled
      Sun 19
      10-14
      MIEA World Tour

      Indonesian celebration Dishes
      Nasi Kuning (Turmeric rice)
      Begedel(Indonesian style croquette)
      Telur Dadar (Indonesian style omelet)
      Ayam Goreng (Fried chicken)
      Kolak (Dessert)
      Instructor:Ms. Listu Santi (Matsudo International Cultural Ambassador)
      Fee: ¥500 (Member)  ¥1000(non-member)
      Matsudo Citizen’s Hall, cooking room
      (a 5 min. walk from Matsudo Sta. East Exit)

  • October
    • Fri. 1
      Newsletter "MIEA STATION Autumn, fiscal year 2021"

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

    • Cancelled
      Sat. 2
      Matsudo Festival

      We will set up a booth to provide information of MIEA and how to participate in various exciting international events.
      The public square in front of Matsudo station west exit

    • Sun. 2410:00〜15:00
      Matsudo International Cultural Festival

      This event celebrates cultural varities and provides an opportunitity for Japanese to get to know other cultrues.
      Matsudo Citizen's Hall

    • Around the World with MIEA
      Tue. 5 13:30〜12:45

      Experience Japanese Culture:Try Japanese Pottery
      Venue: Higashinihon Gas Corporation’s
      Kohokudai Showroom in Abiko
      Capacity: 9 people

    • 20th Oct ~ 24th Nov 18:00〜20:00
      Every Wed. & Fri (Excluding 3 rd Nov)
      Nursing Care Japanese Language Course

      Qualifications: Foreign nationals who live, attend schools, or work in Matsudo, and at about JLPT N4 or N3 level. (not for beginners)

    • Sat. 30th Oct 8:30〜12:45
      MIEA World Tour- Introduction to Japanese Culture
      「Walking Tour in Noda City〜
      Historical Soy Sauce City〜」

      Visiting the historical buildings in Noda and experience its unique soy sauce history.

  • November
    • Intermediate Japanese Lesson For Business level 2nd of November - 17th of March,2022(19:00-21:00)
      Day/s:Tuesday and Thursday
      (A total of 36 lessons)

      ・ Normal lessons (10 Online lessons (26 times) ・ Free lesson (Entry qualifications required
      ・ Venue: Japan International Institute of Cybernetics bidg.4 ・ Capacity: 15 ・ Textbooks:「中級レベルロールプレイで学ぶビジネス日本語」(\1870) (need to be purchased)
      ・ Enrollment/Contact
      Click here for details

    • Sun.14
      Tue. 23
      10-14
      MIEA World Tour

      French Home Cooking Class part III
      (Explanation in French with Japanese translation)
      Instructor: Ms. Laetitia Clerget

      Menu:
      Bûche de Noël (Christmas log)

      Capacity:
      the first 20 people
      Fee:
      1,000yen (MIEA member)
      1,500yen (Non-member)

    • Wed.24
      One Day Trip

      Day trip tour provides opportunity for both Japanese and foreigners to communicate with each other.

    • Sat. 27 13:00-14:30
      MIEA World Tour

      Introduction to Czech Culture
      ~The Beauty of Czech ~
      The MIEA member from the Czech Republic
      will introduce her country’s diverse culture,
      the world heritages, music, food and
      other things in English.(with a gift)

  • December
    • Sun. 12
      13-15:30
      International Exchange Party

      The party welcomes Japanese and foreigners to celebrate and enjoy the holiday season together.
      Mori-no-Hall 21, Front square and Small Hall

    • Middle December
      Beginner's English Course

      TBA
      TBA

    • Late December
      Newsletter "MIEA STATION Winter, fiscal year 2020"

      Our newsletter provides a snapshot of the latest events as well as other information. ( 4 times / year)
      Matsudo Citizen's Theater, Hall

  • 2022 January
    • Fri. 7 - Fri. 17 March
      Japanese Class -3rd Term

      Primary Japanese class for foreigners. Cooperative events with Matsudo City and Matsudo
      City Japanese Language Volunteer Group)
      ※MIEA provides subsities to students who are seeking to utilise nursery during classes. (spots limited)
      Kokusai Yuko Room
      Akira citizen's Hall

  • 2022 February
    • Sat. 19
      13-17
      Japanese Speech Contest for Foreigners

      This "Japanese Speech Contest for Foreigners" is held in order for foreign residents to have the opportunity to speak in Japanese about their views of Japan and experience in Japan . The object of this contest is to promote better mutual understandings and nurture friendly relationships between Japanese people and foreigners. Tea party will be held after the contest.

  • 2022 March
    • mid-March
      MIEA World Tour

      〜(tentative title) Oversea Cultural Introduction Festa
      (collaboration event with Matsudo City Tourism Association and Matsudo City Culture Promotion Foundation)








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