Events in October 2018
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!
10/4 Thu: Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka Tori-Jaya
- Date: Thursday, Oct 4, 2018
- 12:30 – 13:50
- Meeting at Coto Japanese Academy 1F
- upto 16 people
- Staff: Mutsuki S.
- Sorry, only chicken hot pot but no vegetarian menu
Saturday, Oct 6 : Historical Tour to Edo Castle – East Park Imperial Palace
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
Date: Saturday, Oct 6
Meeting at Otemon gate (大手門前）, It’s near Palace Hotel
Tour guide : Kenta Fukuda / Coto Academy Staff: Mutsuki Sasaki
10/11 Thu Origami Class
Have you ever tried Origami? It’s easier than you think if you got sense!
Coto teacher Eiko Sekiguchi will instruct you how to make “crane”, “mini box”, “sumo wrestler” with origami. Kids are welcome (free of charge). Please enjoy the lesson in relaxing mood having tea and snacks!
- Date: Thursday Oct 11, 2018
- Coto Academy 1F Room 13 & 14
- Up to 10 people
- 1000yen （incl. material, tea and snacks）
10/17 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 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!
KANJI of this month：芸 秋 美
- Date: Wednesday Oct 17, 2018
- 12:40 – 13:50
- Coto Language Academy 1F
- Up to 9 people
- Instructor: Wakana Shingae
10/24 Wed: Cooking Class (Oshi-Zushi)
- Date: Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018
- 12:40 ~ 13:50
- Venue: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
- ¥2500 (including material fee)
- Up to 10 people
- Instructor：Emiko Shimizu
10/27 Sat：Halloween Party!
We’re very excited to hold our annual Coto Halloween Party! Come join us for food and drink and a chance to show off your best costumes.
We’ll provide finger food and refreshments, along with activities including conversation starters related to Halloween and Japanese horror stories, funny games and a costume contest!
Start the fun from 17:00 on Saturday, October 27 at Coto Japanese Academy 1F.
- Date: Saturday, October 27
- Time: 17:00 to 20:00
- Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
- Fee: 1000 yen (also payable at the door)
- Friends and family welcome!