Activities

The Takasaki International Relations Society holds a wide range of events.

Children Visit Asian Rural Institute

On Saturday 4th November, children from the Junior International Club visited the Asian Rural Institute in Nasushiobara, Tochigi, where they learnt about fair trade and the institute’s village leader training program.

International Family Gathering

On Sunday 29th October, 36 people from 11 families with Indian, Pakistani, French, Canadian, Australian, American and Taiwanese backgrounds got together at the General Welfare Center to meet and chat. Great fun was had by all!

Gunma Cup Cricket

Teams from Gunma, Aichi, Chiba, etc. attended the Gunma Cup Cricket Tournament in Takasaki on Sunday 20th August. The International Relations Society gave out free cool drinks and held a mini cricket lesson.

Cool Takasaki – Wagashi

On Saturday 22nd July at Socius, 12 residents enjoyed making gorgeous Japanese sweets with master confectioner Kei Miyazawa from Misyoan (Kenzaki-machi). Thanks so much Miyazawa-san!!

Cool Takasaki – French Cooking

On Monday 29th May, 20 participants enjoyed preparing and eating the French dishes quiche, cake sale and amaretti with local baker Baptiste Vogenstahl in our very first Cool Takasaki event.

International Family Party

On Sunday 18th June, 62 people from 23 families with 15 different nationalities came together at Jankenpon in Kanaibuchi-machi to get to know one another and learn about raising multi-lingual children.

Pizza Party

On Saturday 25th June, 22 members of the Junior International Club and their families enjoyed listening to speeches by 5 foreign guests and baking pizzas together.

International Family Party

On Wednesday 14th December 2016, people with diverse backgrounds raising children in Japan came together to chat while their children played. The 15 participants enjoyed talking about their experiences.