| Jan 24, 2014

Dancers sought for 'Dance 4 All' Kyoto event

Kyoto Art Center is seeking people who are interested in performing in the “Dance 4 All” events in Kyoto on Feb. 22 and 23. Dancing skills and experience are not required, but participants need to attend as many practice sessions as possible between Feb. ...

| Jan 17, 2014

Seminar for foreign job hunters in Osaka

Foreigners who want to work in Japan will have a chance to join a seminar in Minoh, Osaka Prefecture, on Tuesday to learn job-interview tips; to attend a counseling session Jan. 28 with the aim of finding a suitable job; and to meet company ...

| Dec 20, 2013

Diplomats' photo exhibit under way in Kobe 

Photos taken all over Japan by 57 foreign diplomats will be on display until Jan. 20 in Kobe. The exhibition, based on this year’s theme of “Cool Japan!” is open from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. It is closed Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays and ...

| Nov 29, 2013

Free consultations for foreigners in Wakayama

Non-Japanese people in Wakayama can receive information and advice for free from specialists covering a variety of problems and other needs. The session, lasting from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday, covers issues such as domestic violence, education, immigration, legal matters, Japanese-language classes, ...

| Nov 22, 2013

Christmas wreath-making class at Suita YWCA

An annual class on making Christmas wreathes will take place in the YWCA Senri Center in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 6. Participants need to pay ¥2,000 and bring their own pair of florist scissors. Reservations must be made ...

| Nov 8, 2013

Concerts with string instruments in Kyoto

Concerts featuring Chinese and Japanese string instruments will be held this month and in December in Kyoto. A koto concert (www.kac.or.jp/events/8738/) will start at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 in Kyoto Art Center, a five-minute walk from Karasuma Station on the Hankyu Kyoto Line and ...

| Nov 1, 2013

Kyoto palace to hold football, music event

Until Monday visitors to Kyoto can enter the Imperial Palace without the need to make applications in advance. They can watch the ancient football game “kemari” at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Saturday and the traditional court music and dance at 10 a.m. ...

| Oct 25, 2013

Pakistani activists to speak on women's rights

Amnesty International Japan will host a speech by Pakistani activist Rukhshanda Naz in Osaka on Nov. 3 between 2 and 4 p.m.. During her talk, which will be presented in English, Naz will discuss discrimination and violence against women in Pakistan. Admission is ¥800 ...