Rugby Team Welcoming Party

An Australian rugby team called the ‘Mud Crabs’ will be making their way to Japan this coming February and the Kanoya International Exchange Association, in conjunction with the Kanoya Wombats Rugby Club, will be holding an international party to welcome them. We plan on holding a number of games at this event as a way of facilitating international exchange.

Mud Crabs Welcoming Party
 

■ Hosted by
 The Kanoya International Exchange Association and
 the Kanoya Wombats Rugby Club.

■ Date
 12th February 2009 19:00〜(Applications close on 9th February 2009)

■ Venue
 Hotel Daikoku

■ Cost
 3000 yen (Foreigners get in for free!)

■ To Apply:
 
Please contact the Kanoya International Exchange Association Secretariat.
 TEL: 0994-43-2111 (Ext. 3394) e-mail: info@kiea.ne.jp

 

    3 day 4 night Spring English Camp

For all of you students out there who love English,
How would you like to participate in our upcoming Spring English Camp?
Each individual group at this camp will have at least one native English speaker (either an ALT or an exchange student from Kagoshima University) as their group leader. During the day the students will work with their fellow group members using the internet and other resources to research a foreign country. On the final day of the camp they will present their findings to the rest of the participants. The students will also get to spend their lunch breaks and evenings with their group leaders which will allow them to maximize the amount of English they use. This camp will provide an excellent opportunity for the participants to practise the English they have learnt up until this point. Japanese staff will also be present to provide any extra needed assistance.
 

■ Date
 31st March (Tues) 2009 〜 3rd April (Fri) 2009

■ Venue
 KAPIC Center

■ Cost
 26,000 (Yen)
  (Additional Bus service: From Kamoike Port = 4,000yen、
  From Kokubu in Kirishima City = 4,500円)

■ Participants
 Limited to 30

■ Sponsored by
 Kanoya City International Exchange Association (KIEA), Kagoshima International Association (KIA) and the Kanoya City Board of Education

■ To Apply
 Please contact YOU International Education Program (Ms. Yokoi)on either 090-9478-2740 or yrks6001@ybb.ne.jp

 

    Games from Around the World

Wanna play some interesting games from around the globe? The Kanoya International Exchange Association is organizing an event introducing school yard games from around the world to children in Kanoya city. Whether it’s “janken,” “tags,” or pen and paper games, it’s game on!
 

■ Time and Date:
 Febuary 1st, 2009 (Sunday) 14:00〜17:00 (Registration starts at 13:30)

■ Place:
 
Rena City Kanoya 3F Fitness Hall

■ What to bring:
 
Indoor running shoes

■ Fee:200 yen (for insurance)

■ Participants:
 
Limited to 50 so get in quick!!!
  (participants must be at least 1st grade elementary school students)!

■ Registration Deadline:
 
January 23rd, 2009 (Friday)

■ To Apply:
 
Please contact the Kanoya International Exchange Association Secretariat.
 TEL: 0994-43-2111 (Ext. 3394) e-mail: info@kiea.ne.jp
 



 

   The 2008 Kanoya Kin Ball Tournament

How would you like to interact with the local Kanoya people while playing Kin-Ball?
Kin-Ball is a new sport from Canada where 3 teams (of 4-6 people) compete against each other using a giant ball with a diameter of 120cm.
Kin-Ball is a sport anyone can play and requires team members to focus more on creativity, cooperation and teamwork than on their individual abilities.
Bring your friends and family along and promote internationalization in a fun and friendly environment.

The 2008 Kanoya Kin Ball Tournament
 

■ Time and Date:
 
Sunday the 9th of November, 2008. 13:00〜17:00

■ Place:
 
National Institute of Sport and Fitness Kanoya (鹿屋体育大学)
 Main Gymnasium.

■ Participants (must be 10 years of age or older):
 
Limited to 50 so get in quick!!

■ Cost:Free!

■ Organizer:
 
The Kanoya International Exchange Association.

■ Co-hosted by:
 
The National Institute of Sport and Fitness Kanoya (Sports-for-all Centre)

■ Application Deadline:
 
Friday the 31st of October 2008.

■ What to bring:
 
(clean) Sport shoes、comfortable clothing and a towel.

 If you would like to know more about Kin-Ball please click the link below.
 kin-ball.com/ (The International Kin-Ball Federation)
 

 
   Halloween Party Announcement

Autumn is the season where many events are held throughout Kanoya and the rest of Japan. As I’m sure you are all aware, there is a lakeside fireworks festival being held at Lake Osumi (Osumiko) this weekend. Before this event starts we will be holding a Halloween party at the Kanoya City Cultural Museum. Please feel free to dress up and come along. We will also have native costumes from around the world available for hire on the day (free of charge).

■ Time and Date:Sunday the 12th of October 2008, 14:00〜16:00

■ Place:
Kanoya City Cultural Museum

■ Content:

  Halloween Quiz

   Say the magic words “trick or treat” and receive candy.
   (Cost: 100 yen)

  Making Halloween Accessories
   We will make small Jack O’Laterns using beads.
   (Cost: 50 yen per Jack O’Latern)

 
   Event Notice: The Taiwanese Sanrin Koyo Choir and
     The Kanoya Girls High School Music Department’s Joint Concert.

A joint concert between The Taiwanese Sanrin Koyo Choir and The Kanoya Girls High School Music Department will be held at Rina City the on the 24th of August.
Please take this opportunity to come along and enjoy the beautiful voices of both the Taiwanese and Japanese choir groups.
 

■ Time and Date:Sunday, 24th of August 2008.

■ Location:
3rd floor of Rina City Kanoya

■ Entry Fee:
Free! 500 yen

■ Sponsor:
Kanoya City Youth Chamber and Seniors’Club.

 
   Understanding Different Cultures Lecture (Holland)
   - Applications now open!

Starting on the 28th of this month, Robert Pelzer will be hosting a number of lectures on the lifestyle, history and culture of his homeland Holland. Come along and learn about another culture while having fun at the same time.

■ Date and Content:
   Lecture #1
      - Thursday 28th August. The history and
         the relationship between Japan and Holland.
   Lecture #2
      - Thursday 4th September. The scenery of Holland.
   Lecture #3
      - Thursday 11th September. The everyday lifestyle of the Dutch people.
   *Each lecture will run from 19:00 20:30
   *Participation in all 3 lectures is not compulsory.

■ Lecturer:Robert Pelzer.

■ Location:
‘Free Room’ on the 3rd floor of Rina City.

■ Participation Fee:
Free!

■ Seats Available:
20 (Please book now to ensure you get a seat!)

■ How to Apply:

Please contact Mr. Maenohara of the Kanoya International Exchange Association (Civic Activity Promotions Division) on 31-1147

 
   Would you like to interact with
           foreign people living in your town?

The Kanoya International Exchange Association is holding a 2 day, 1 night homestay program (Wahoo Japan) for foreigners living in and around Kanoya City.
 This event aims to promote lasting ties between local and foreign residents as well as increasing international understanding throughout the community.
It is the perfect opportunity to get in touch with people from other cultures.

■ Date:  6th (Sat) and 7th (Sun) September, 2008
■ Schedule:
 
− Introduction to Japanese cooking and Japanese games
   (500 yen per person) 10:30-15:00
 − Homestay 6th (Sat) 15:00 7th (Sun) 17:00
■ Location:  Kanoya Higashichiku Gakushu Centre
       (Meet at 10:30am on the 6th)
■ Number of Particpants:  We are looking for approximately 10 host families.
■ Cut-off Date for Applications:  29th of August 2008
■Inquiry and Registration
Civic Activity Promotion Division, Kanoya City Hall
20-1 Kyoei-cho Kanoya City, Kagoshima Prefecture JAPAN 893-8501
TEL : 0994-43-2111 (Ext. 3394)
FAX : 0994-42-2001
EMAIL : info@kiea.ne.jp

 
     Calling participants to join us in dance parade of
     “Kanoya Summer Festival”!!
 

This the season for summer festival again!
The KIEA is calling for all the people interested in dancing with us in the dance parade for the annual Kanoya Summer Festival.
Would you like come and join us in a group that is full of international flair?
People of any age, gender, nationality are all welcome!
We’ll be waiting for you! Let’s dance together!!

■ Date: July 27th, 2008 (Sunday) 16:00〜21:30(time subjected to change)
■ Place: Kanoya City Centre
■Inquiry and Registration
Civic Activity Promotion Division, Kanoya City Hall
20-1 Kyoei-cho Kanoya City, Kagoshima Prefecture JAPAN 893-8501
TEL : 0994-43-2111 (Ext. 3394)
FAX : 0994-42-2001
EMAIL : info@kiea.ne.jp
※Underage participant should be over 7 years old.

 
     Tripping with Sandy! Discovery: Vancouver
 
Vancouver has been chosen as the best city to live in for more than 3 times. Sandy, from Vancouver, has decided to organize a trip there to introduce the amazing city in a close-up contest! Come and enjoy the beautiful nature and diverse culture in Canada. Let’s go to Vanvouer!!♪

■Dates:May 29th (Thursday) ~ June 4th, 2008 (Wednesday)
■Visiting Cities:Vancouver downtown, Victoria, Richmond
■Targeted Participants:Kanoya residents over 20 years of age
■Capacity:15 (min 10), but if more than 15 people applied, a draw will be conducted. KIEA members would be given priority)
■Fee:about 260,000 yen (traveler’s insurance and other personal expenses are not included in this price)
■Deadline for application:March 31st, 2008 (Monday)

 
 
 


 
Civic Activity Promotion Division, Kanoya City Hall
20-1 Kyoei-cho Kanoya City, Kagoshima Prefecture JAPAN 893-8501
TEL : 0994-43-2111 (Ext. 3394) FAX : 0994-42-2001
EMAIL : info@kiea.ne.jp
Skype : kiea1997
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