KitaQ Jʘuhʘ Box (TanoshiMail) October Edition

October 1, 2019 Posted in Information



October 2019

KIA News

1. Consultation Services by Specialists for Foreign Residents

1) Free consultation with an administrative scrivener (notary) on immigration/nationality /visa matters
      October 12th (Sat) 13:00~16:00
      *Reservation required by October 8th (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)
      October 26th (Sat) 13:30~16:30
      *Reservation deadline: October 22nd (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. Restaurant Menu Multilingual Site “EAT Kitakyushu” Started!

The site has been designed to help foreign tourists easily search for restaurants in Kitakyushu city from the different food categories and locations, bringing them closer to the great tasting food the city has to offer.  Feel free to use the site when you visit Kitakyushu city.

■Available Languages: Japanese, English, Korean, Chinese (Simplified/Traditional)
■Further Information:


2. Flea Market Info

(1) Mitsubachi Flea Market
■Date/Time: October 6th (Sun) 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) Mojiko Retro Flea Market
■Date/Time: October 27th (Sun) 10:00~15:00 (Cancelled in case of rain)
■Place: Shinsui Plaza next to Former Moji Customs House
■Enquiries: Moji 21st Century Town Planning Party TEL 093-331-2205



1. Giravanz Kitakyushu Home Games

■Date/Time: October 6th (Sun) 14:00 VS CEREZO Osaka U-23
                     October 13th (Sun) 14:00 VS Iwate GRULLA Morioka
                     October 27th (Sun) 14:00 VS Y.S.C.C. Yokohama
■Venue: Mikuni World Stadium Kitakyushu (North of JR Kokura Station)
■Further Information:


2. Indian-ink Drawings Exhibition by Yuki Nishimoto

A dispaly of around 80 indian-ink paintings consisting of color drawings with women for their motif, gilded folding screens and others including more than 20 new works by Yuki Nishimoto, who is now under the global spotlight for his dynamic and yet delicate brush expressions.

■Date/Time: October 27th (Sun)~December 26th (Thur) 10:00~18:00 (Admission until 17:30)
※Saturdays:10:00~19:30 (Admission until 19:00) Open everyday during the exhibition
■Venue: Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Riverwalk Gallery (1-1-1, Muromachi, Kokurakita-ku)
■Fee: Adults 1,200yen/Senior High School and College Students 800yen/Elementary and Junior Highs School Students 500yen
■Enquiries: Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Riverwalk Gallery TEL 093-562-3215
■Further Information:



1. Kyushu Oktoberfest in Mojiko

In addition to the local specialties in Kyushu that go best with beer, pretzels, and other food will also be sold. Do go down to enjoy the rare beers while enjoying German music.

■Date/Time: October 11th (Friday) 17:00~21:00
                     October 12th (Sat)~14th (Mon/National Holiday) 11:00~21:00
■Venue: Mojiko Retro Central Plaza
■Fee: (Ticket System) 1,000yen/1 set (100yen×10 tickets) ※Advance tickets available
■Enquiries: Kyushu Oktoberfest in Mojiko Executive Committee TEL 093-332-5155


2. Kokura Halloween 2019

Enjoy the largest Halloween event in West Japan.

■Date/Time: October 20th (Sun) 10:00~16:00
■Venue: JR Kokura Station JAM Square and the City Center
■Enquiries: Kokura Halloween Executive Committee TEL 093-582-3335


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
Opening hours: 9:00am–5:30pm
Closed : Sunday, public holidays, New Year holidays (12/29-1/3)
TEL : 093-643-5931
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