Coto’s events in April 2016: hanami, sushi & calligraphy!
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We are planning the following events in April 2016. Please send your request for participation to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ohanami party in Kitanomaru park
Sunday April 3rd, 12:00-17:00 in Kitanomaru park
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!
Sunday, April 3rd
-Date: Sunday, April 3rd
-Place: Kitanomaru park 8 min from metro Kudanshita sta. Exit 2
We will be near water in the park.
B.Y.O: Food and drinks, a picnic mat etc.
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！
Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka ランチツアー in 神楽坂
Thursday, April 7th, 12:30~13:55
It’s the time of the month again for our lunch tour! This month, we will be heading to a restaurant named “Shozantei”, located in Kagurazaka, just a 8 minutes walk from of our academy! Seize this opportunity to explore Iidabashi and experience eating in a traditional Japanese setting restaurant and enjoy their Hitsumabushi with 3 different ways of eating!
Thursday, April 7th
- Time: 12:30~13:50
- Meeting: 12:30 at Coto Japanese Academy 1F
- Fee: 1,300yen-1,600yen
- Number of People: 18
- Place: Restaurant “Shozantei” in Kagurazaka (8 minutes walk from Coto)
Cooking Class〜 Oshi-zushi
Wednesday, April 13th 12:40~13:50
Have you ever eaten Oshi-zushi and wondered how it is made? Unlike the normal sushi, oshi-zushi is a pressed sushi. It is a simple yet filling dish that you can make it at home when you are lazy for eating out. You will be able to customize your own oshi-zushi with your creativity! Join us now in learning and tasting your very own oshi-zushi!
Wednesday, April 13th
- Time: 12:40~13:50
- Place: 12:40 at Coto Japanese Academy 1F
- Fee: 2,500yen
- Number of people: 9
- Instructor: Emiko Shimizu
Sunday, April 17th 14:00~ in Nakano, Tokyo
- Time: 14:00~ (Meeting at 13:30 at Higashinakano Station, west exit)
- Place: Souseiji Temple (宗清寺) Higashi Nakano
- Transport: Higashinakano Station (JR or Toei Oedo Line)
- Participant Fee: 1500yen (with tea and sweet)
- Participant Number: 20 people maximum
Calligraphy Class 書道クラス
Wednesday, April 20th, 12:40~13:55 Coto Japanese Academy 1F
If you are interested in learning how to draw each and every strokes 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! Booking available at the reception (3F).
This month’s kanji: 花、輝、桜
Wednesday, April 20th
- Time: 12:40~13:55
- Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
- Fee: 2500yen
- Number of people: Max 10 people
- Instructor: Wakana Shingae Instagram
Please send your request for participation in our events in April 2016 to email@example.com!