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Tour of the Hitachi sakura festival
Date April 13, 2013  (13:00 ~ 15:00)
Place Education Plaza, Sakura festival site
Comment Sunday, April 13th,2013

After some explanations of the highlights of the Sakura Festival and the Furyu-mono, a tour of the festival organized for the foreigners was held to enjoy the Hitachi annual event.
*Entry fee : 100 yen
Organizer Hitachi International Association
Contact
Information
Person in charge :  Community Relations Section, Hitachi City Hall
TEL :  0294-22-3111
FAX :  0294-24-5301
E-mail :  メール
URL :  http://www.hia.jp

Beginner course in Vietnam conversation
Date February 7, 2013 ~ February 21, 2013  (13:30 ~ 15:00)
Place Education Plaza
Comment February 7th 14th 21st,2013 *A total of 3 lessons

Learning the bases of the Vietnam language and elements of the culture from a Vietnam resident of Hitachi and enhanced our good relationship.
*Admission:free
*Participants: 10 people
Organizer Hitachi International Association
Contact
Information
Person in charge :  Community Relations Section, Hitachi City Hall
TEL :  0294-22-3111
FAX :  0294-24-5301
E-mail :  メール
URL :  http:///www.hia.jp

The 9th Friendship Quilt Exhibition
Date January 30, 2013 ~ February 3, 2013  (10:00 ~ 17:00)
Place Hitachi Civic Center
Comment From January 30th to February 3rd, 2013
*Until 16:00 on the last day.

*Exhibition
Citizen works and our sister cityfs quilter's works.
*Let's experience a quilt. "Sakura project"

*No charge to participate.
Organizer Hitachi friendship quilt committee
Contact
Information
Person in charge :  Community Relations Section, Hitachi City
TEL :  0294-22-3111 ext.535
FAX :  0294-24-5301
E-mail :  メール
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Skill Improvement course for teachers of Japanese language class
Date January 14, 2013 ~ January 28, 2013  (13:00 ~ 16:30)
Place Education Plaza (Only January 14th,Hitachi Civic Center)
Comment January 14th 21st 28th, 2013

Skill improvement course for teachers of Japanese language class.
The tuition is 1,000 yen.
37 participants.
Organizer Hitachi International Association
Contact
Information
Person in charge :  Community Relations Section, Hitachi City Hall
TEL :  0294-22-3111
FAX :  0294-24-5301
E-mail :  メール
URL :  http://www.hia.jp

Free Consultation for Foreigners
Date November 17, 2012  (13:00 ~ 16:30)
Place Hitachi Civic Center
Comment A lawyer and a doctor held consultations regarding issues such as health, work, labor, marriage and other concerns.
Languages translated from or to Japanese: English, Chinese, Portuguese, Tagalog
*Participants: 8 groups, 16 people in total
Organizer Hitachi City, Hitachi International Association
Contact
Information
Person in charge :  Community Relations Section, Hitachi City Hall
TEL :  0294-22-3111
FAX :  0294-24-5301
E-mail :  メール
URL :  http://www.hia.jp

Photo Exhibition for the 30th anniversary of sister city relationship between Hitachi and Birmingham
Date November 13, 2012 ~ November 17, 2012
Place Hitachi Civic Center
Comment To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Hitachi and Birmingham sister cities relationship, pictures of both cities expressing the history of our relationship were exhibited.
Organizer Hitachi International Association
Contact
Information
Person in charge :  Community Relations Section, Hitachi City Hall
TEL :  0294-22-3111
FAX :  0294-24-5301
E-mail :  メール
URL :  http://www.hia.jp

Mayor Bell of Birmingham city came to Hitachi city
Date September 16, 202 ~ September 18, 2012
Place -
Comment The Mayor of Birmingham and a staff member who is in charge of sister cities visited Hitachi.
They attended a welcome reception, joined a city tour, a meeting with the disaster prevention and educational staff and they visited the Ibaraki Christian College.
Organizer Hitachi City, Hitachi International Association
Contact
Information
Person in charge :  Community Relations Section, Hitachi City Hall
TEL :  0294-22-3111
FAX :  0294-24-5301
E-mail :  メール
URL :  http://www.hia.jp

Disaster prevention training for Foreigners
Date September 9, 2012  (10:00 ~ 12:00)
Place Hitachi City Fire Headquarters
Comment A fire fighter gave short explanations to foreigners about earthquake and disaster prevention. They had some experiences of evacuation drills, fire fighting drills and evacuation in smoke.
Participants: 50 people (17 foreigners and 33 Japanese)
Organizer Hitachi City, Hitachi International Association
Contact
Information
Person in charge :  Community Relations Section, Hitachi City Hall
TEL :  0294-22-3111
FAX :  0294-24-5301
E-mail :  メール
URL :  http://www.hia.jp

Japanese teacher training course
Date July 7, 2012 ~ September 29, 2012
Place Education Plaza
Comment From July 7th to September 29th,2012
*Classes comprise a total of 10 lessons (3 hours per lesson)

Course to train people to become Japanese language teachers.
The tuition is 1,500 yen.
19 participants.
Organizer Hitachi International Association
Contact
Information
Person in charge :  Community Relations Section, Hitachi City Hall
TEL :  0294-22-3111
FAX :  0294-24-5301
E-mail :  メール
URL :  http://www.hia.jp

Beginner course in Thai conversation
Date July 7, 2012 ~ July 21, 2012  (10:30 ~ 12:00)
Place Education Plaza
Comment July 7th 14th 21st,2012 *A total of 3 lessons

Learning the bases of the Thai language and elements of the culture from a Thai resident of Hitachi and enhanced our good relationship.
*Admission:free
*Participants: 12 people
Organizer Hitachi International Association
Contact
Information
Person in charge :  Community Relations Section, Hitachi City Hall
TEL :  0294-22-3111
FAX :  0294-24-5301
E-mail :  メール
URL :  http://www.hia.jp




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