Monthly Archives: April 2014

6th International Understanding Festival 第6回 国際理解フェスティバル

Hello, everyone! This is Steven from Seika. This article will be about the 6th International Understanding Festival, an event sponsored jointly by the Town of Seika and Seika’s international exchange organization, Seika Global Network (SGN). The event took place on … Continue reading

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Tomb Sweeping Day (Qingming Festival) – 清明節

Hey everyone, it’s Brian. This time I want to tell you about an important day in Chinese culture. Tomb Sweeping Day (Qingming Festival) is on April 5th every year. Combined with Children’s Day, it is spring break for students and … Continue reading

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France salon: gastronomy, love and marriage – フランスサロン:食文化、恋愛と結婚

Alice from KPIC! Today I would like to speak about a new series of events I started in February. Since I arrived at the Center, I have been doing some international understanding lectures, each approximately 2 hours, giving a detailed … Continue reading

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Passover パスオーバー

Hey everyone, it’s Steven from Seika! Today I’d like to let you all know about a Jewish holiday which occurs every April called Passover. みなさん、こんにちは!精華町のスティーブンです。今日は毎年4月にある「パスオーバー」というユダヤ教のお祭りをご紹介します。 Much like Hanukkah, a holiday which I previously talked about on here, Passover lasts for … Continue reading

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Smart City Expo in Kyoto

Hello everyone, Mark from the International Affairs Division here. I’d like to write a very quick post about an interesting event that was held here in Kyoto Prefecture on 26th and 27th March. Over the two days, the Kyoto Smart … Continue reading

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Homestay & Field Trip in Seika ー ホームステイ&フィールドトリップin精華町

Alice from KPIC! The weather is finally getting warmer and the cherry trees are in full bloom! Today I would like to talk about the homestay and field trip program in Seika Town. 京都府国際センターのアリスです!やっと温かくなって、桜も満開ですね。 今日は精華町でのホームステイとフィールドトリップについて書きます。 On March 15th and 16th, … Continue reading

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ワールドフェスタ2014 World Festa 2014

3月2日(日)、ガレリアかめおかにて「ワールドフェスタ2014」が開催されました。 World Festa 2014 was held on Sunday, 2nd March at Galleria Kameoka.   今年は、オーストリアの姉妹都市、クニッテルフェルト市の紹介、世界中の食文化のディスカッション、世界の軽食コーナー、最後に竹の楽器での楽しい演奏が行いました。 This year, we had an introduction of our sister city, Knitterfeld in Austria, discussion about food culture from around the world and a bamboo performance. … Continue reading

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