Coto Japanese Academy April Events Calendar 2018

Posted by on March 22, 2018 – Cultural Events
Coto Japanese Academy April Events Calendar 2018

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Monthly Events

Every month we hold cultural and social events for our students and their friends to discover more about Japanese culture, meet new friends and practice Japanese. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Events List

Hanami Party in Kitanomaru Park 4/1
Kagurazaka Lunch Tour 4/5
Cooking Class 4/11
Monikiri Workshop 4/18
Coto Imperial Palace Run 4/21
Calligraphy Workshop 4/25

Sunday, April 1: Ohanami party in Kitanomaru park

Coto Japanese Academy April Events Calendar 2018

Let’s enjoy the beginning of Spring together and have fun in Kitanomaru park, one of the most beautiful parks in Tokyo! Bring your own food and drinks to share a snack with Coto staff and students under the cherry blossoms. Games will be organized to even practice Japanese! Join us!

Book Appointment from Coubic

Attention:This is a pink clothes event- so make sure you are wearing something pink! 

Date: Sunday, April 1
Time: 11:00-16:00
Place: Kitanomaru park (8 min from station Kudanshita exit 2)
Fee: No fee, please bring your own food and drinks!

It might be a little bit cold, make sure to bring a jacket ! In accordance to the theme, let’s all wear something PINK for the day! It could anything from a backpack to your top.

Coto Japanese Academy is a unique Japanese Language School in Iidabashi Tokyo, we offer relaxed and fun conversational lessons for all levels of Japanese learner. Coto Japanese Academy prides itself on its community atmosphere and fun lessons that focus on creation of opportunities to speak and learn Japanese. If you are interested in studying Japanese in Tokyo – please visit our contact page here.

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Thursday, April 5: Lunch Tour

Coto Japanese Academy April Events Calendar 2018

Kagurazaka is an enchanting neighbourhood located 5 minutes from the Coto Japanese Academy, where you can find many shops, fancy cafés, traditional and modern restaurants. Every month, we organize a lunch tour at one of the many delicious restaurants in this area.
If you want to join us and discover Kagurazaka while enjoying some delicious food, make your reservation now!

Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Thursday, April 5
  • Time: 12:30 – 13:50
  • Meeting Point: Coto Japanese Academy 1st Floor
  • Price: ¥1500
  • Restaurant: 花かぐら (Hanakagura)
  • Limit: Up to 16 people
  • Staff: Mutsuki S

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Wednesday, APRIL 11: Cooking Class

Coto Japanese Academy April Events Calendar 2018
Did you know that there are various different ways to make sushi? In this event, we will create an oshi-zushi design that is a real eye-pleaser. Once you’ve learned how to make it, it is easy to make this dish at home too. We can create interesting designs based on your ideas! We look forward to seeing you at this event.

Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Wednesday, April 11
  • Time: 12:40 – 13:50
  • Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1st Floor
  • Price: ¥2500
  • Limit: Up to 10 people
  • Instructor: Emiko Shimizu (Coto teacher)

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Wednesday, April 18: Workshop Monkiri 紋切り体験 class

Monkiri もんきり is a type of Japanese paper cutting art – or kirigami 切り紙. It involves the cutting of a もん – 紋 – this is a type of Family Crest.  This type of paper cutting became a popular amusement called Monkiri Asobi (紋きり遊び) which was taught in schools to primary children all the way up until the late 1980’s. Let’s revive this fading art and have fun while enjoying Japanese culture!

Let’s make beautiful patterns and seasonal greeting cards!
For the official website and more details – http://www.xpl.jp/

Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Day: Wednesday, April 18
  • Time: 12:40 – 13:50
  • Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
  • Fee: 1500 yen -Special price !!! 
  • Number of participants: up to 15 people

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Saturday, April 21 : coto Imperial Palace Run

Coto Japanese Academy April Events Calendar 2018

Do you love to run? Are you new to running? Are you looking for an excuse to get some exercise and enjoy the nice scenery of the imperial palace during Cherry Blossom season? Whatever your reason may be – We will be hosting a casual running session on Saturday, April 21.

Showers and lockers are provided for a fee of 1,100 yen at Run Pit near Takebashi Station. If you would like to make other arrangements – feel free to join us in front of Run Pit and run for as long as you like – we will be doing one 5k lap and then people will have the option to leave or continue onwards.

Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Time:  9:30 – 11:00
  • Place: Meet in front of the entrance of Run Pit  Convenient Access from: Tokyo Metro Tozai Line Takebashi Station & Jimbocho Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon, Shinjuku Line, Mita Line
  • Fee: FREE EVENT * RunPit Use of Showers / Locker : ¥1,100yen
  • Limit: Max 20 people
  • Distance: 5KM 1 Lap (Additional Distance Optional)
  • Staff: Sam B, Ayaka M, Mutsuki S

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us anytime!

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Wednesday, April 25: Calligraphy class

Coto Japanese Academy April Events Calendar 2018
If you are interested in learning how to draw each and every stroke in the Japanese Kanji character, this event is for you! Every month, Coto Japanese Academy will hold a calligraphy class. Learn the basics of calligraphy along with the artistic way of writing kanji, you will be practicing on three characters as shown below. The instructor, Wakana Shingae, is a professional calligrapher. Grab this opportunity to experience the traditions of Japan and participate in our calligraphy class!

February’s kanji: 花  輝  桜

Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Day: Wednesday, April 25
  • Time: 12:40 – 13:50
  • Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
  • Fee: 2500 yen
  • Number of participants: up to 10 people
  • Instructor: Wakana Shingae

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Coto Japanese Academy is a unique Japanese Language School in Iidabashi Tokyo, we offer relaxed and fun conversational lessons for all levels of Japanese learner. Coto Japanese Academy prides itself on its community atmosphere and fun lessons that focus on creation of opportunities to speak and learn Japanese. If you are interested in studying Japanese in Tokyo – please visit our contact page here.

 

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