Coto’s events in June! Pera Pera Night is back!

Posted by on May 23, 2016 – Cultural Events

Coto events in June are so promising! Perapera Night, Lunch Tour, Calligraphy Class, Kabuki Show & a Special Cooking Class!

Perapera Active Learning Night

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Perapera Active Learning Night
Friday, June  3rd

Have you heard of the Japanese word “Perapera”? It has the meaning of “talking fluently” in Japanese. Do you want to be able to speak fluently in Japanese? Join us at our Pera Pera night to interact one-on-one with a Japanese, perfect your conversational skills, meet new people, exchange culture and enjoy your Friday night to the fullest! During the English speaking time…. it will be your turn to guide the Japanese!

Secure a slot for yourself now at the reception (3F)!

Date: Friday, June 3rd
Time: 18:45-21:30
Place: Coto Language Academy 1F
Fee: 1500yen for Coto students, 2000yen for non-students/Japanese (with snacks and 2 drinks)
Number of people: Japanese speakers 20, Non-Japanese speakers 20

Lunch Tour

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Lunch Tour @ Shinsen
Thursday, June 9th

Let’s explore Kagurazaka, also called “The Little Paris”, an area lined up with cafes and restaurants. Every month, we organize a lunch tour to discover delicious food from places nearby our school. In June, let’s all taste the soft and delicious Kobe beef at a Kobe Specialty restaurant called Shinsen. Unfortunately, this time, there will be no vegetarian menu. Registration available at the reception (3F)!

Date: Thursday, June 9th
Time: 12:30-13:50
Meeting place: Coto Academy 1F
Fee: about 1500yen
Number of people: Max 20 people
Restaurant: 新泉, Shinsen, 10 min from Coto Academy

Kabuki Performance

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Kabuki Performance 〜 Discover Kabuki with us!
Friday, June 17th
National Theater in Hanzomon

Want to take a step towards understanding more about the Japanese culture? Let us all enjoy and appreciate a Kabuki performance in the National Theater! Watch the performance  of a masterpiece depicting the various emotions of ordinary people in the Edo period from the first-floor seats!

Reserve your slot now at the reception (3F)!

First Part: “How to Appreciate KABUKI ” in English
Second Part: Experience the live performance of Kabuki with “Shinsarayashiki Tsuki no Amagasa – Sakanaya Sogoro –

Date: Friday, June 17th
Time: 19:00-21:30
Meeting time: 18:30 At the entrance of  National Theater (Large Theater)
Place:National Theater in Hanzomon
Address: 4-1  Hayabusa-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8656
Fee: 3900yen → 2500 yen (Special price for Coto members!)

*In order for everyone to get the chance to experience Kabuki, tickets are limited to 2 per persons
*Audio guide rental service is included in the ticket price of this program. Available languages are Japanese, English, Chinese(Mandarin), and Korean.

Calligraphy Class

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Calligraphy Class
Wednesday, June 22nd

Time to perfect your Kanji strokes with ink and brush!

Coto organizes calligraphy class with different Kanji each month. Learn and practice writing the words, you can even try it in your very own style! Our instructor, Wakana Shingae, a professional calligrapher with 20 over years of experience, will be conducting the class. At the end of the lesson, you can get to write your best Kanji on a quality board and keep it as a souvenir! Reserve your slot now in reception (3F)!

This month’s Kanji: 雨 蛙 楽

Date: Wednesday, June 22nd
Time: 12:40-13:55
Place: Coto Language Academy 1F
Fee: 2500yen
Number of people: Max 10 people
Instructor: Wakana Shingae Instagram

Special Cooking Class

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Special Cooking Class
Saturday, June 25th

Are you inspired to make your very own delicious Bento? Unlike our usual monthly cooking class, this month we will be having a special cooking class where we learn  how to make a delicious Bento! Yamamoto Chikako, with years of cooking experience, will be teaching and guiding the class. Join us for ideas to create a delicious and appealing Bento! Reserve a slot now at reception (3F) now!

Date: Saturday, June 25th, 2016
Time: 12:00-14:00 (please be present at 11:50)
Place: Ochanomizu Patia Tōkyō-to, Chiyoda-ku, Kanda Surugadai, 3 Chome−1−1 (Access)
Instructor: Yamamoto Chikako
Fee: 5,500JPY (a lunch box included)
Lesson style: hands-on
Menu:
– Sumo wrestler rice ball with pickled plum (Sumo-tori-no-onigiri Ume-aji)
– Fried chicken (Tori-no-karaage)
– Carrot and green bean rolled with teriyaki beef (Yawatamaki)
– Omelet (Tamagoyaki)
– Konyaku with spicy sweetens soy sauce (Konyaku-no-amakarani)
– Sausage shaped like an octopus (Tako-winna)

Please send your request for participation in Coto events in June to info@cotoacademy.com!