Topics for September 7th & 8th


The Tokyo Youth Comprehensive Consultation Center  “WAKA-Navi Alpha” accepts email consultation and inquiries in foreign languages from people of young age and their families. The service supports English, Chinese and Korean. Membership registration is required for email consultation. After registration, you will be able to make inquiries through the dedicated form. This service is available 24 hours a day, and is free of charge. Your email will be replied within 5 days, but please note that it may take longer depending on the content of the consultation or the number of people waiting. Please be assured that the information you enter will not be used for any purpose other than consultation. For details, please search "Wakanavi" and check the official website.



Mukojima Hyakkaen Gardens will be hosting two events this Autumn, the "Moon Viewing Event" under the harvest moon of mid-autumn, and "Bush Clover Festival" to appreciate the beauty of bush clovers, one of the seven flowers of autumn. Moon Viewing is a traditional event that has been held since the Edo period, where you can indulge in the deep autumn evening while viewing the moon. It is held from September 12th through September 14th, with extended hours from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Enjoy the visionary night garden lit up with lanterns, along with tea ceremonies and koto performances. Meanwhile, the ”Bush Clover Festival" will be held from September 14th through October 6th. You will find bush clovers blooming around the park and along the famous "Bush Clover Tunnel", in addition to the beautiful autumn scenery of the park filled with seasonal flowers. A standing string-music performance known as Shinnai-nagashi will be held on September 16th. A tea ceremony will be held on the 28th and 29th. Park hours are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. from September 12th to 14th. After September 15th, the park will close at 5 p.m. To get to Mukojima Hyakkaen Gardens, take the Tobu Skytree Line to Higashi Mukojima. It’s an 8 minute walk from there. Admission is 150 yen for adults and 70 yen for seniors aged 65 and over.


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