Events in March 2019

Posted by on February 12, 2019 – Cultural Events

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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!

Lunch Tour – Thursday, Mar 7

Cooking Class (Shikaimaki) – Wednesday, Mar 13

Historical Tour to Edo Castle – Saturday, Mar 16

Calligraphy Class – Wednesday, Mar 20

Ohanami Party 2019 – Sunday, Mar 31

Mar. 7 Thu: Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka Hanakagura

Hanakagura Kagurazaka

Every month, we organize a lunch tour at one of the many delicious restaurants in Kagurazaka area. This time we’ll enjoy some delicious Japanese cuisine at Kagaya! If you want to join us make your reservation now!

Have you ever been to Kagurazaka?

Kagurazaka is an enchanting neighborhood located 5 minutes walking from the Coto Academy, where you can find many shops, fancy cafés, traditional and modern restaurants. Every month, we organize a lunch tour in one of the many delicious restaurants around this place. If you want to join us and discover Kagurazaka, mail us and make your reservation now!

This time we will be visiting a restaurant as part of our lunch tour – “Hanakagura” – a traditional Japanese restaurant.

  • Time: 12:30 – 13:50
  • Place: Restaurant Hanakagura (10-minute walk from Coto)
  • Meeting Point: Coto 1F at 12:30
  • Fee: 1500 yen
  • Number of Participants: Up to 16 people
  • Staff: Kana Furumizu, Mutsuki Sasaki

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Mar. 13 Wed: Cooking Class (Shikai Maki)

There are many ways of preparing Japanese sushi and every month we organize a cooking class perfect for you to learn more about it! This month, we introduce the way to make “Shikaimaki”. 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.

  • Time: 12:40 – 13:50
  • Place: Coto Language Academy 1F
  • Fee: 2500 yen
  • Number of participants: Up to 9 people
  • Instructor: Emiko Shimizu (Teacher from Coto)

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Mar. 16 Sat: Historical Tour to Edo Castle

Edo Castle

Imperial Palace East Garden Tour: Transport yourself back in time 250 years when Tokyo was known as Edo. Explore the former site of Edo castle with a guide who can share the mindset and history of samurai culture.
皇居東外苑=江戸城ツアー
現在、皇居がある場所は、かつては江戸城と呼ばれ、徳川将軍家の居城でした。約260年間、武士(侍)政権の中心として君臨した”江戸城”をイメージしながら皇居東御苑をExploreしませんか?江戸城について詳しい経験豊富なガイドが案内します。侍、忍者、腹切り(切腹)についても勉強になります!

  • Date: Saturday, March 16th
  • Time: 13:00-15:30
  • Meeting Point: at Otemon Gate (大手門前. Near Palace Hotel)
  • Fee: 1500 yen
  • Tour Guide: Kenta Fukuda and Mutsuki Sasaki (Coto Staff)

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Mar. 20 Wed: Calligraphy Class

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 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!

  • 【Kanji】 March: 春 風 桃
  • Date: Wednesday, March 20
  • Time: 12:40 – 13:50
  • Place: Coto Language Academy 1F
  • Fee: 2500 yen
  • Number of Participants: Up to 10 people
  • Instructor: Wakana Shingae

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Mar 31. Sun: Ohanami Party 2019

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!

Attention: In accordance with the theme, let’s all wear something PINK for the day! It could anything from a backpack to your top.

  • Date: Sunday, March 31st
  • Time: 11:00-16:00
  • Place: Kitanomaru Park (8-minute walk from Kudanshita Station Exit 2)
  • Fee: No Fee (Bring your own Food and Drinks)
  • Note: It might be a little bit cold, so remember to bring a Jacket!

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