Japanese Thursday's class  exchange at Yokohama Bay.     November 29 2014

17 people of Thursday's Class members with their families and 7 volunteers enjoyed cruise and bus trip at Yokohama Bay 

We had lunch at a restaurant in Yamashita Park and got on the cruise ship, "Marine Shuttle".  We enjoyed looking up Yokohama Bay Bridge from the ship, scenery of the red brick warehouse "Akarenga Sohko" and the Landmark Tower. 

By the time we went over Yokohama Bay bridge to Daikoku pier, the rain from the morning stopped.  We saw lots of cars lining up for export and containers were hoisted aboard by cranes.

 Tokodai (Tokyo Institute of Technology)  students from Indonesia played Angklung.  2014.10.25
 
At Aoba Community and Cross-Cultural Center Festival, Tokodai students from Indonesia played Angklung, Indonesian bamboo music instrument, a world cultural helitage .   
Students of Thursday's Japanese class joined.
Most of them learned the instrument after they came to Japan. 
This means that Indonesian heritage is handed down in Japan too. 
They played two Japanese songs, "Furusato" and "Ue wo muite arukou". 
 
 
 
 Click here and also  click "X" of Drop box in the picture, you can enjoy the video. (4minutes 53 seconds)

Japanese Thursday class Exchange  "Sankeien 三溪園”

We, Thursday class students, went to Sankeien Garden .19 students and their families and 8 volunteers participated.  We also enjoyed tea celemony trial (Sadoh 茶道).   2014.03.06

    

Written description of Mr. Yaojie (China) 妖杰).

 Thursday class members visited Sankeien Garden.  Sankeien Garden was made by Mr. Sankei Hara, a successful business man who made a fortune in silk export.

The garden was made open to the public June 1906.  There are many big carp in the pond of the garden and they come close to you.   In March, colorful Japanese apricot flowers are in full bloom. 

Historical buildings are preserved and garden staffs guided us.  This was a good opportunity for us not only to study Japanese but also to study Japanese historcal culture. 

Visited Yokohama Meusum to see Yokoyama Taikan.also and we also enjoyed at nearby Tokyo Gass Showroom.

16 leaners, 6 children and 10 volunteers enjoyed Japanese old and new cultures.    2013.10.23

 

MARKIS Tokyo gass show room