Minato Collection 2019 / Japanese Language Courses

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This week’s edition begins with information on Mina-Kore or “Minato Collection 2019”.

Mina-Kore is underway this year as well. It offers stamp rally and special events, etc., at museums, art galleries and many other cultural facilities located in Minato City until 31st of August.

Why not visit the various art galleries, museums and facilities and explore lots of culture and art?

Participants of the stamp rally will win a set of fridge magnets or a pocket tissue holder depending on the number of stamps collected.

If you find creative inspiration or something new in the art viewing experience, why not turn in your essay or picture?

A certificate and a memento will be presented for outstanding pieces.

For details on the stamp rally and how to turn in your essay or picture, please check the Minato City website.

The subsection in charge is the Promotion of Art and Culture Subsection of the Community Promotion Section at Minato City Hall.


The Minato International Association offers Japanese-language courses.

The course schedules are as follows:

STEP1: Saturday morning class;

7th September–30th November (9:45–11:45 a.m.)

Wednesday evening class;

11th September–4th December (6:30–8:30 p.m.)

STEP2: Saturday morning class;

7th September–7th December (9:45–11:45 a.m.)

STEP3: Saturday afternoon class;

7th September–7th December (1:30–3:30 p.m.)

STEP1 classes are for those who are studying Japanese for the first time.

※ For those of you who live, work or study in Minato City will get 50% discount on tuition fees.

For details, please go to the Minato International Association website.

For enquiries, please contact the association on 03-6440-0233.

And finally, please be aware of heatstroke, as hot weather continues.


(Audio) 12th/15th August 2019 ON AIR:  Minato Collection 2019 / Japanese Language Courses