Events of Fiscal Year 2022

Here are the events of 1/4/2022-31/3/2023.
Events application:https://linktr.ee/miea1990
The schedule may be subject to change.
  • April
    • Fri.1
      Newsletter "MIEA STATION Spring, FY 2022"

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

    • 15-26 Jun.
      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

    • Tue.5-Fri. 22
      Application for Subsidy of International Activities/Events

      Subsidies are available to 2 recognised clubs and societies.

  • May
    • Saturdays, 7-3 Sep.(excl. 14 May, 28 May & 4 Jun.)
      10:30-12:00

      First Step Korean

      First Step Korean is designed for those with little or no previous knowledge of Korean. It will introduce you to the Korean language and culture in a general context.
      International Friendship Room

    • Mon. 9-Fri. 13(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. 16- Tue. 31, June
      Application opens for the 25th Matsudo International Cultural Ambassadors

      Recruiting Cultural Ambassadors FY2022 starting from September

    • Sun. 8-Fri. 15, July
      Japanese Classes for Beginners 1st Term

      Primary Japanese class for foreigners. Cooperative events with Matsudo City and Matsudo City Japanese Language Volunteer Group)
      Application opens from 5th April via google forms. Please inquire our office for details.
      ※MIEA provides subsities to students who are seeking to utilise nursery during classes. (pre-application needed & spots are limited)
      Kokusai Yuko Room

    • Thur. 12
      Green Tree Day

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

    • Saturdays, 14-23 July
      (excl. 4 Jun.)
      13:30-15:00
      Beginner's German Course First term

      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 (first come first serve basis)
      min. 8
      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)
      International Friendship Room

    • Sat. 21
      10:15-11:45 English
      13:00-14:30 Taiwanese Mandarin
      Korean
      Knowing the world !
      Chatting with native speakers!

      A place for you to learn about foreign culture and speaking with people from all over the world.
      Bunka Hall

    • Sat. 289:00-12:00
      MIEA World Tour

      Walking Tour in Nagareyama
      Experience both modern and ancient Nagareyama at attractions like Issa Soju Memorial Hall, Issa Soju Memorial Hall, Kaleidoscope Gallery Misegura and more.

    • Tuesdays & Thursdays 10th~20th Sep. (Excl. 11th、16th、18th Aug.)
      10:30-12:20
      Intermediate Level Japanese Class

      Students will learn a good balance between the Japanese etiquette necessary for effective communication, and practical Japanese expressions used in business settings.
      Japan International Institute of Cybernetics Building NO.6

  • June
    • Sat.4
      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

    • 23rd Jun 〜 25 th Aug 10:10 12:10
      Every Thu.(10 times)
      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. 25
      8:30-12
      MIEA World Tour

      Taking a stroll in Asukayama by Toden Arakawa Line (Tokyo Sakura Tram)
      Toden Arakawa Line is one of the few tram lines which remains in Tokyo. We will take the tram and visit museum and other spots around Asukayama.

    • Late-June
      Newsletter "Wa"&"Wa"

      Annual Newsletter

  • July
    • 1
      Newsletter "MIEA STATION Summer, FY 2022"

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

    • Sat. 16 -Mon. 18
      Kids Dance English Course

      Learning hip hop dance & English at the same time.
      Yumatsudo

    • Sat. 23
      10:15-11:45 English
      13:00-14:30 Taiwanese Mandarin
      Korean
      Knowing the world !
      Chatting with native speakers!

      A place for you to learn about foreign culture and speaking with people from all over the world.
      Bunka Hall

    • Fri. 29
      10:30-13:30
      MIEA World Tour

      Taiwanese cuisine for kids
      Matsudo Citizen’s Hall, cooking room
      (a 5 min. walk from Matsudo Sta. East Exit)

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

      Introducing Southern United States by CIR of Matsudo city hall.
      International Friendship Room

  • August
    • Sun. 3
      10-11:30
      MIEA World Tour

      Introducing Vietnam by CIR of Matsudo city hall.
      Matsudo Seishonen Kaikan

    • Sat. 20
      13:00-17:00
      High School English Speech Contest

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

    • Sat. 20
      17:00-18:00
      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. 24
      10:00-14:00
      MIEA World Tour

      Vietnamese cooking class
      Details TBA
      Matsudo Citizen’s Hall, cooking room
      (a 5 min. walk from Matsudo Sta. East Exit)

  • September
    • Sun. 4
      14:00~16:00
      Induction Ceremony and Tea Party for the 25th 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.
      Mori no hall

    • Wed. 7- Fri. 9 Dec
      Japanese Classes for Beginners Term 2

      Primary Japanese class for foreigners. Cooperative events with Matsudo City and Matsudo City Japanese Language Volunteer Group)
      Application opens from 5th April via google forms. Please inquire our office for details.
      ※MIEA provides subsities to students who are seeking to utilise nursery during classes. (pre-application needed & spots are limited)
      International Friendship Room

    • Sat 10
      10-14
      MIEA World Tour

      Korean cuisines
      Matsudo Citizen’s Hall, cooking room
      (a 5 min. walk from Matsudo Sta. East Exit)

    • Sat. 17
      10:15-11:45 English
      13:00-14:30 Taiwanese Mandarin
      Korean
      Knowing the world !
      Chatting with native speakers!

      A place for you to learn about foreign culture and speaking with people from all over the world.
      Bunka Hall

    • TBA
      First Step Chinese

      TBA
      International Friendship Room

  • October
    • Sat. 1
      Newsletter "MIEA STATION Autumn, FY 2022"

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

    • Sat. 1
      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

    • Sat. 22
      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

    • TBA
      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)

  • November
    • TBA
      One Day Trip (tentative plan)

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

    • Sat. 19
      10:15-11:45 English
      13:00-14:30 Taiwanese Mandarin
      Korean
      Knowing the world !
      Chatting with native speakers!

      A place for you to learn about foreign culture and speaking with people from all over the world.
      Bunka Hall

    • TBA
      MIEA World Tour

      Czech Home Cooking Class TBA
      Matsudo Citizen’s Hall, cooking room(a 5 min. walk from Matsudo Sta. East Exit)

  • December
    • Sun. 11
      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

    • Late December
      Newsletter "MIEA STATION Winter, FY 2022"

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

  • 2022 January
    • TBA
      MIEA World Tour

      "Learning how to make Futomaki sushi roll.
      Matsudo Citizen’s Hall, cooking room
      (a 5 min. walk from Matsudo Sta. East Exit)

    • Fri. 8 - 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

  • 2022 February
    • Sat. 18
      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.

    • Sat. 25
      10:15-11:45 English
      13:00-14:30 Taiwanese Mandarin
      Korean
      Knowing the world !
      Chatting with native speakers!

      A place for you to learn about foreign culture and speaking with people from all over the world.
      Bunka Hall

  • 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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