06
JUN
2014

Tenon-ji & BBQ

A very busy set of Japanese summer programs is about to get underway. The summer version of our Japanese Language Proficiency Test Preparation Course ends July 4th, and we will be having a party that evening, but our main summer event is scheduled for August 2nd (Saturday, the same da
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22
APR
2014

1st Anniversary Party

1st Anniversary Party 2014 Announcement Date: Wednesday, April 25th Friday April 25th 2014 will be the first anniversary of our Center getting under way. It was a very modest start (a facebook post), with the accommodations, programs, schedule, website and so on yet to appear. It was
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11
APR
2014

Fuji Picnic 2014

Fuji Picnic Party 2014 Announcement Date: Tuesday, April 29th The sakura blossoms may be gone, but that just means that the cold winds have also gone and the weather is perfect for being outdoors. And in Okazaki, it also means that it is Fuji time (as in the flowers, not “that h
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25
MAR
2014
Hanami Party

Hanami Party 2014

Hanami Party 2014 Announcement Date: Wednesday, April 2nd As with every year, the sakura blossoms are coming out and the park surrounding Okazaki Castle is a beautiful picture of pink and white petals. Partying under the cherry trees has been a long custom, celebrating spring. This ye
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08
MAR
2014

Snow Monkeys

On the weekend of March 22nd/23rd as part of our regular program of weekend field trips the plan is to head to Nagano again to see the snow monkeys at Jigokudani and then to enjoy some Heliskiing at Tsugaike in the Hakuba valley. The monkeys are fascinating (no you can not get into th
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01
FEB
2014

Saint Patrick’s Day Party 2014

Saint Patrick’s Day Party 2014 Announcement Date: Friday, March 14th There are some people who will try to convince you that Saint Patrick’s Day is not a Japanese matsuri. According to Declan, they are fools. And are a few sandwiches short of a picnic basket. Tokyo hosts t
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22
NOV
2013

2013 Christmas Party

Christmas Party 2013 Announcement Date: Saturday, December 21st Christmas Eve is fast approaching. If you are a Japanese chicken, this is pretty much your last chance to flee the country, or to seek asylum status on Mount Koya etc. For most of the past 470 years, Christmas was banned
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06
OCT
2013

Halloween 2013

Halloween Party 2013 Announcement Date: Friday, October 25th This year’s Halloween party will be held on Friday the 25th, starting from 7pm. As usual there will be live music, good food and fun, and special prizes for best costumes etc. This year’s band are Tim & Ginn
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