In order to deepen relations between people from many different countries, we are holding events that involve Japanese and non-Japanese residents. This time we will have a “Parent and Child Wagashi (Japanese Sweets) Making” event.
◆ Date: 31 July 2022 (Sun), 1:30～3:00PM (Doors open at 1:15PM)
◆ Instructor: Ms. Atsuko Nanjo
◆ Capacity: 5 Japanese groups (parent and child)/5 non-Japanese groups (parent and child); total of 20 participants (limited to elementary school children/parents)
◆ Fee: 500 yen (this fee is for 1 parent and child pair to make 4 sweets)
◆ Application: accepted by phone and email starting 11 July 2022 (Mon); first come, first served
(※you will be contacted with details after applications are received)
【Introducing different cultures】
In order to deepen interactions with people from different countries, we will introduce many different cultures.
This time, we will introduce Brazilian culture in Japanese.
74th Afternoon Tea,
“The Brazil that you think you know but do not know”
◆Date: 17 July 2022 (Sat), 1:30～3:00PM (Doors open at 1:15PM)
◆Guest Speaker: Ms. Nelia Martins Alves
A few spots have opened for new applicants to join Japanese Language Classes
・There are no spots available for the Wednesday class.
・The first 2 people can apply to join the Thursday class.
・There are no spots available for the Saturday class.
Please see here.
Apply to: Yokohama Aoba International Lounge
Are you interested in Japanese Language Supplementary Classes for Kids?
We can teach young students if they are having trouble with their Japanese language studies.
We can even provide individualized support for each student with homework from school.
The number of volunteer teachers has increased, so we are now able to accept more students.
See here for more details.
How to evacuate in case of disaster
When using the lounge, please comply with the following measures
・Aoba International Lounge will be open regular hours.
・When using the lounge, please comply with the following measures:
‐Wear a mask
‐Disinfect with hand sanitizer (available at the entrance)
‐Temperature check (you cannot enter if your temperature measures over 37.5°C)
‐Keep your distance from other people (2 meters)
Please do not use the facility if you’re experiencing a fever or other symptoms. In addition to these rules, please adhere to the usage guidelines of the Cross-cultural center.
・Notice regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Click here!
Distance between people = limiting human contact = Physical distancing
It seems that WHO has changed their definition from social distancing to the term above. https://edition.cnn.com/2020/04/15/world/social-distancing-language-change-trnd/index.html