KitaQ Jʘuhʘ Box (TanoshiMail) November Edition

October 31, 2019 Posted in Information



November 2019

KIA News

1. Consultation Services by Specialists for Foreign Residents

1) Free consultation with an administrative scrivener (notary) on immigration/nationality /visa matters
     November 9th (Sat) 13:00~16:00
     *Reservation required by November 5th (Tues) for those requiring interpretation

2) Free psychological counselling with a clinical psychologist
     Contact us for available dates.

3) Free legal consultation with a lawyer (Reservation required)
     November 16th (Sat) 13:30~16:30
     *Reservation deadline: November 12th (Tues)

■Location: Com City 3F
■Applications/Enquiries: Kitakyushu International Association
  TEL 093-643-5931 (080-6445-2606 for English, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese)


Life Info

1. Child Care Information

①Meals for Children Aged One and a Half to 2 Years Old (Lecture and Food Sampling)
■Date/Time: November 15th (Fri) 10:10~11:15
■Target: Parents of infants who have completed baby food (up to around 2 years and 11 months old)
■Capacity: First 16 people will be accepted.
■Venue: Yahatanishi Ward Office (COMCITY 3F)

②Exchange Meeting for Parents of Twins and Triplets
Parent-Child Play with Nursery Teacher, Lecture by Dietician, Tastings, and Interactions
■Date/Time: November 29th (Fri) 10:00~12:00
■Target: Twins and triplets who were born after December 2016 and their families, pregnant women with twins and triplets and their families
■Venue: Yahatanishi Ward Office (COMCITY 5F)

Enquiries both for ① and ②: Health Consultation Corner, Yahatanishi Ward Office TEL 093-642-1444


2. Information on Municipal Elementary School Enrollment in 2020 Academic Year

Foreign nationals who wish to enter public elementary schools should complete set procedures at the citizen section of the ward office in their respective areas.
■Target: Children born April 2nd 2013 to April 1st 2014
■Place to go: Citizen Section of the Ward Office
■What to bring: Residence Card or Special Permanent Resident Certificate
■Enquiries: School Services and Financial Assistance Division, Kitakyushu Board of Education TEL 093-582-2378


3. Flea Market Info

(1) Mitsubachi Flea Market
■Date/Time: November 3rd (Sun)~4th (Mon/National Holiday) 10:00~16:00 (Cancelled in the event of rain)
■Place: Hibikinada Green Park (Wakamatsu-ku)
■Enquiries: Mitsubachi Flea Market Executive Committee TEL 093-772-3223

(2) Kokura de Frima (Kokura Flea Market)
■Date/Time: November 17th (Sun) 10:00~15:30 (Cancelled in the event of rain)
■Place: Asano Shiokaze Park (Kokurakita-ku)
■Enquiries: Kokura de Frima Executive Committee TEL 093-772-3223

(3) Mojiko Retro Flea Market
■Date/Time: November 24th (Sun) 10:00~15:00 (Cancelled in case of rain)
■Place: Beside Premier Hotel Mojiko
■Enquiries: Moji 21st Century Town Planning Party TEL 093-331-2205



1. Giravanz Kitakyushu Home Games

■Date/Time: November 3rd (Sun/National Holiday) 14:00  VS  Y.S.C.C. Yokohama
                     November 24th (Sun) 14:00  VS  BLAUBLITZ Akita
■Venue: Mikuni World Stadium Kitakyushu (North of JR Kokura Station)
■Further Information:


2. Mineo Maya’s Original Drawings Exhibition ~In Commemoration of 100th Volume of “Patalliro” Comic Book Series ~

A dispaly with around 300 beautiful original paintings and materials to look back on achievements of Mineo Maya, a cartoonist who has published more than 300 books.
■Date/Time: Until November 10th (Sun) 11:00~19:00 (Admission until 18:30) ※Closed on every Tuesday
■Venue: Special Exhibiton Room, Kitakyushu Manga Museum (Aru Aru City 5F, 2-14-5, Asano, Kokurakita-ku)
■Fee: Adults 900yen, Junior and Senior High School Students 400yen, Elementary School Students 200yen
         ※Set tickets including permanent exhibition entry: Adults 1,200yen, Junior and Senior High School Students 550yen, Elementary School Students 300yen
■Enquiries: Kitakyushu Manga Museum TEL 093-512-5077
■Further Information:


3. The 16th Kitakyushu Champions Cup International Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

Competitions between 4 countries including Japan.  There will also be a tournament by elementary school students in Kitakyushu city.
■Date/Time: November 22nd (Fri)~24th (Sun) 9:00~17:00
■Venue: Kitakyushu General Gymnasium (Hachiojimachi, Yahatahigashi-ku)
■Fee: Advance Tickets 400 yen (At door 500 yen)
           Free for students in high school and below, persons with disabilities (and up to one caregiver), and senior citizens over 65 years old
■Enquiries: Kitakyushu Champions Cup International Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Executive Committee TEL 093-922-1432
■Further information:



1. Iroiro Hirogaru (A Spread of Colours) Printing Exhibition

Focusing on modern printing technologies, the exhibition is displaying printing history, factory printing, and posters as art created from a wide variety of colors and papers.
■Date/Time: Until December 22nd (Sun)
                     Weekdays: 9:00~19:00/Saturdays, Sundays & National Holidays: 9:00~17:00
                    ※Closed on Mondays/Admission until 30 minutes prior to closing
■Venue: Project Exhibition Gallery, Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery & Studio (2-2-11, Higashida, Yahatahigashi-ku)
■Fee: 300yen for Adults, 100yen for Elementary and Junior High School Students, Free for Preschoolers
■Enquiries: Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery & Studio TEL 093-663-5411
■Further Information:


2. Port of Kitakyushu ~Commemorative Events of the 130th Anniversary~

Moji Port, one of the components of the Port of Kitakyushu, is marking the 130th anniversary of its opening on November 15th 2019 with a variety of events.
■Date/Time: November 16th (Sat)~17th (Sun) 10:00~16:00
■Venue: Mojiko Retro Area
■Enquiries: Port of Kitakyushu 130th Commemorative Event Executive Committee TEL 093-321-5939
■Further Information:


Kitakyushu International Association (KIA)
COMCITY 3F, 3-15-3 Kurosaki, Yahatanishi-ku
TEL:  093-643-5931


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Kurosaki 3-15-3, Yahatanishi, Kitakyushu-shi ComCity 3F
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