★☆TanoshiMail June Edition ☆★

May 30, 2019 Posted in Information
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KIA News
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1. Consultation Services by Specialists for Foreign Residents
1) Free consultation with a public notary on immigration/nationality /visa
      June 16th (Sun) 13:00~16:00
      *Reservation required by June 11th (Tues) for those requiring interpretation.
      *Please note that the consultation day will change from the 3rd Sunday to the 2nd Saturday from July onwards.
2) Free psychological counselling with a clinical psychologist
      Contact us on available dates.
3) Free legal consultation with a lawyer (Reservation required)
     June 22nd (Sat) 13:30~16:30
     *Reservation deadline: June 18th (Tues)
■Location: Com City 3F
■Applications/Enquiries: Kitakyushu International Association
TEL 093-643-5931 (080-6445-2606 for English, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese)
 
2. An Introduction to Tunisia
Do join us to hear Amir Marouan Ghannouchi share about his home country of Tunisia.  There will also be a Q&A session at the end of the program.
■Date/Time: June 15th (Sat) 11:00~12:30
■Place: Kitakyushu International Association (Com City 3F, 3-15-3 Kurosaki, Yahatanishi-ku)
■Speaker: Amir Marouan Ghannouchi
■Intended Audience: Those interested in foreign cultures/countries
■Fee: ¥500 (¥300 for KIA Supporters Club members)
■Capacity: 60 people  *Application will close once all the places are filled.
■Applications/Enquiries: Contact us by phone, email or over the counter at the Kitakyushu International Association. (Staff in charge: Imayoshi/Sri Ram)
TEL: 093-643-6464  E-mail: cir@kitaq-koryu.jp
When applying please give us the following information:
(1) Name of event  *Write the event name in the subject line if application is made by email.
(2) Your name
(3) The ward you live
(4) Your phone number
(5) How you came to know about the event
 
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Life Info
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1. Free Dental Examination for 18-month-olds and 3-year-olds
Free dental check-ups for children of 18 months and 3 years of age.  Fluoride application is available on request.  In addition, dental examination (fee required) is available for parents of children who received 18-month-olds dental check-ups.
■Target: Children aged 18 months and 3 years
■Place: Registered dental institutions in the city
■Further Information: https://www.city.kitakyushu.lg.jp/ho-huku/file_0097.html
 
2. National Health Insurance Fees Payment Slips to be Sent Out
The payment slips of the fiscal 2019 national health insurance premiums will be sent out at the beginning of June. (Or July for those whose premiums are deducted from their pension)  Revised payment slips will be delivered in July to those whose premiums are going to be withheld from the pension from this fiscal year.
■Enquiries: National Health Insurance and Pension Division, Public Health and Welfare Bureau TEL 093-582-2415
 
3. Flea Market Info
(1) Mitsubachi Flea Market
■Date/Time: June 2nd (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: June 23rd (Sun) 10:00 ~ 15:00 (Cancelled in case of rain)
■Place: Shinsui Square next to Former Moji Customs Bldg.
■Enquiries: Moji 21st Century Town Planning Party  TEL 093-331-2205
 
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Sports/Culture
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1. Giravanz Kitakyushu Home Games
■Date/Time: June 2nd (Sun) 16:00  VS Roasso Kumamoto
                    June 16th (Sun) 18:00 VS Fukushima United FC
                    June 22nd (Sat) 18:00 VS Fujieda MYFC
■Venue: Mikuni World Stadium Kitakyushu (North of JR Kokura Station)
■Further Information: http://www.giravanz.jp/ticket/
 
2. Kokura Castle Japanese Garden Special Exhibition “~ A Collection of Cats ~ ”
Introducing cat-themed craftwork from the world including paintings featuring cats by Kuniyoshi Utagawa and Yumeji Takehisa.
■Date/Time: Until June 23rd (Sun)  9:00~18:00  *Last admission time: 17:30
■Place: Kokura Castle Japanese Garden (1-2, Jonai, Kokurakita-ku)
■Fee: Adults 350yen, Junior and Senior High School Students 200yen, Elementary School Students 100yen
          *20% group discount available for groups of 30 people and more
■Enquiries: Kokura Castle Japanese Garden  TEL 093-582-2747
■Further Information: https://www.kokura-castle.jp/garden/
 
3. Hibiki Hall One-coin Concert “Quartet Spiritus”
A 45-minute saxophone quartet mini concert at just 500 yen.
■Date/Time: June 11th (Tue)  Doors open at 11:15/Curtain time:11:45
■Place: Hibiki Hall (1-1-1 Hirano, Yahatahigashi-ku)
■Fee: 500yen (Same price for advanced and same-day ticket purchase)
※No preschoolers admitted (Childcare service available. Reservation required.)
■Enquiries: Kitakyushu City Foundation for Promoting Arts and Culture  TEL 093-663-6661
■Further Information: http://www.kicpac-music.jp/performance/others/2019_onecoin02.html
 
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Events
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1. Itozu no Mori Zoological Park Spring Fair “CHIQON’s Woods”
An exhibition of the motifs (animals, people, plants etc.) created by illustrator Suizu Naoko.  Around 40 kinds of original goods are also being sold.
■Date/Time: Until June 30th (Sun) 9:00~17:00
■Place: Management Center 2nd Floor Lobby, Itozuno Mori Zoological Park (4-1-8 Kamiitozu, Kokurakita-ku)
■Fee: Adults 800yen, Junior and Senior High School Students 400yen, 4-year-olds to Elementary School Students 100yen, Senior Citizens Aged 65 or Over 400yen (ID required)
■Enquiries: Itozu no Mori Zoological Park  TEL 093-651-1895
■Further Information: http://www.itozu-zoo.jp/
 
2. Wakamatsu Hydrangea Festival
Enjoy the sight of around 71,300 hydrangea flowers as they come into bloom at Takatoyama Mountain, one of the well-known places for hydrangeas in the prefecture.  There will also be enjoyable events such as stage performances and a gardening flea market in the main venue of Takatoyama Park.
■Date/Time: June 15th (Sat)~16th (Sun) 10:00~16:00
■Place: Takatoyama Mountain and the Surrounding Area (Takatoyama Park, Sato Park, and Other Sites)
■Fee: Free
■Enquiries: General Affairs and Planning Division, Wakamatsu Ward Office TEL 093-771-3559
■Sponsor: Wakamatsu Hydrangea Festival Executive Committee, Wakamatsu Ward Office
■Further Information: https://www.city.kitakyushu.lg.jp/wakamatsu/w4100054.html
 
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Kitakyushu International Association (KIA)
COMCITY 3F, Kurosaki 3-15-3, Yahatanishi-ward
TEL:  093-643-5931  
E-mail:helpdesk@kitaq-koryu.jp
www.kitaq-koryu.jp
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