Exchange Events for Foreign Residents

The Kitakyushu area is host to people of various nationalities, cultures, and ethnicities. The Kitakyushu International Association will be holding exchange events on various themes so that our foreign residents with diverse cultural backgrounds and our Japanese citizens can enjoy interacting while also learning more about each other.

*Event details will be posted when they have been confirmed.

List of Previous Sessions

1st “Exchange Meeting for International Students and Residents” in FY2022

Our first exchange session of FY2022 was big hit amongst our international students and exchange volunteers.

  • Date: 18 June 2022 (Saturday)
  • Location: Kitakyushu International Association
  • Total participants: 29 (9 international students, 20 exchange volunteers: 11 adults and 9 children)
  • Activities: Introduction activities, World janken challenge, Tanabata decoration making session

FY 2021 “Exchange Meeting for International Students and Residents”

This event was held with the intent of fostering friendship and mutual understanding amongst international students and local Japanese residents.

  • Date: 19 March 2022
  • Location: Kitakyushu International Association
  • Total participants: 25
    (16 International students and their family members, 9 local Japanese residents)
  • Activities: Self-introduction in small groups, gesture game challenge, making and exchanging name cards etc.