Posts made in June, 2013

11月 2013 Garden Tour of Japan

Posted by on Jun 27, 2013 in イベント, General | 0 comments

November 2013 Garden Tour of Japan

The Japan America Society of Minnesota presents… Exploring Gardens and Landscaped Parks of Japan: A Trip to Some of Japan’s Famous and Unique Garden Treasures In cooperation with: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Gardens have long been viewed as treasured arts of Japan. Greatly admired for their simple beauty and graceful landscaping, the gardens of Japan have fascinated people around the world. This tour will take travelers to some of the famous gardens and landscaped parks of Japan. There will be visits to lesser known and uniquely landscaped parks and gardens in areas less traveled as well. This tour is for people who like to travel and also carry...

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Home Stay Host Opportunity!

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in イベント, General | 0 comments

Minneapolis has been a sister city of Ibaraki in Osaka for a long time. Every year, a local committee hosts an adult English study group (mostly women) in July. One of the programs is a home stay for one weekend. This year they are planning the home stay weekend from July 12 to 14. Basically the host volunteers will pick up two people at the MCAD student dome on Friday after work time and drop them off at Sunday morning at Nicollet Island for joining the Sister Cities Day Cerebration. The local committee is looking for three more homes to host the people. The Japanese visitors are mostly women in their 60’s. Please get in touch with Yuko Miyamoto if you are...

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July 24th Corporate Roundtable

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in イベント, General | 0 comments

July 24th Corporate Roundtable

JASM is Pleased to Present…Rochelle Kopp Rochelle Kopp, Managing Principal, Japan Intercultural Consulting, is a consultant specializing in Japanese culture etiquette and business practices. She works frequently with Japanese firms doing business in the U.S. and with American firms that have Japanese customers, joint venture partners, and suppliers. She is the author of The Lowdown: Business Etiquette in Japan, The Rice-Paper Ceiling: Breaking Through Japanese Corporate Culture and over twenty books in Japanese.   “Understanding and Influencing Decision-Making in Japanese Organizations” The decision-making process in Japanese organizations often...

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Japanese Speaking Volunteers Needed!

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in イベント, General | 0 comments

The 29th Annual Schwan’s USA Cup International Youth Soccer Tournament, the largest youth soccer tournament in the Western Hemisphere, will be held at the National Sports Center in Blaine, MN from July 12 to July 20, 2013. Two girls teams from Tokiwagi Gakuen High School in Sendai and One U14 boys team from Ibaraki, Osaka, a sister city of Minneapolis, will be competing in this year’s tournament. Note: Volunteers need to have accesses to cars to get to the tournament site. Please contact Seigo Masubuchi at 651-308-5489 or amujapan@bitstream.net for more...

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A Host Stay Opportunity!

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in イベント, General | 0 comments

From the Kobe College Corporation-Japan Education Exchange (KCC-JEE) which is an outreach organization (in Chicago) of Kobe College in Japan: This summer, Kobe College High School (KCHS) will send 24 (girl) students to a language camp of the Saint Croix Lutheran High School in West Saint Paul for three weeks. The students will stay in a dormitory. KCHS would like to have them stay with an American family for one weekend, from Friday night, 7月 19 through Sunday morning, 7月 21, 2013 as their American life experience. KCHS are asking one American family to host two (girl) students. They are 24 students. We need 12 host families. Seven (7) American families have...

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