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69th Afternoon Tea

 “Egypt, exploration of eternal mystery,—the past and present of Egypt—“

Date: July 20 (Sat), 2019 from 2pm to 4pm (open at 1:30pm)

Speaker: Dr. Amal Rifat

Place: Aoba Community and Cross-Cultural Center

Capacity: 40 people (first come base)

Fee: 500yen (with tea and cake)

Application: from July 11 (Tue), 2019

Host: Yokohama Aoba International Lounge

Even now, there are still many mysteries remain unexplained in the ruins and architectures of ancient Egyptian civilization.   In this event, we invited Dr. Amal Rifat to have her interesting and friendly presentation about ancient and present Egypt

Dr. Amal Rifat graduated from Cairo University measuring Japanese and Japanese literature and Shinshu University graduate school.  After that, she worked as a researcher of University of Tokyo and then a full-time lecturer of Japanese literature department, Cairo University.  Now she came to Japan as a visiting research fellow of Doshisha University.   She has been doing many lectures in Japanese too.



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The 1st “Discussion with foreign panelists in Japanese”

“Let’s listen to foreigners!  How are they viewing Japan?“

Date: June 15 (Sat), 2019 from 2pm to 4pm (open at 1:30pm)

Panelists: Seven foreign residents in Japan

Place: Aoba Community and Cross-Cultural Center

Capacity: 40 people

Fee: free

Application: from May 1(Wed), 2019  (first come base)

Host: Yokohama Aoba International Lounge

Let’s listen to what foreign residents in Japan are feeling or are thinking in daily life and discuss about convivial society.

Discussion will be held in Japanese.

We will be waiting for you who have interest in this topic!




22th lecture in plain English

Hosted by Yokohama Aoba International Lounge

 Lecture No.8 by Mr. Takahashi for English conversation skill improvement

 “Talk about yourself in English---English phrases for introducing yourself.—“

Date: July 6 (Sat), 2019, from 2pm to 4pm

Place: Aoba Community and Cross-Cultural Center

Capacity: 40 persons (application by telephone/FAX/E-mail accepted from June 11, first-come base)  

Fee: 500 yen (students 200 yen)

For detail, click here.



Application is accepted for 2019 Foreign Language Classes

How about stepping into international exchange activity by studying foreign languages!

2019 Language Classes

  1. English conversation for beginners
  2. English conversation for intermediate learners
  3. Italian for beginners
  4. Chinese for beginners
  5. Spanish for beginners (a new class)


Application must arrive by December 25 (Monday)

For more detail, please click here