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April 26, 2019 Posted in Information


KIA News


1. Consultation Services by Specialists for Foreign Residents

1) Free consultation with a public notary on immigration/nationality/visa
     May 19th (Sun) 13:00~16:00
     *Reservation required by May 14th (Tues) for those requiring interpretation.

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

3) Free legal consultation with a lawyer (Reservation required)
     May 25th (Sat) 13:30~16:30
    *Reservation deadline: May 21st (Tues)

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


2. My Country in English ~Slovakia~

Come along and hear expats living in Kitakyushu talk about their home countries.  This time we will be introducing Slovakia.
There will also be a Q&A session at the end of the program.

■Date/Time: May 11th (Sat) 11:00 - 12:30
■Place: Kitakyushu International Association (Com City 3F, 3-15-3 Kurosaki, Yahatanishi-ku)
■Lecturer: Dorota Belanova
■Intended Audience: Those interested in foreign cultures
■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: 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



Life Info


1. Golden Week’s Medical System

Some medical institutions provide care as usual even during the Golden Week holidays.  Do check with your general practitioner in advance on when they will be available for examination.
Urgent patients will be accepted at out-of-hours and emergency centers and emergency medical institutions day and night as usual throughout the holiday period as below.

■April 27th (Sat)~May 6th (Mon/National Holiday)
■Enquiries: Telephone Center (at Out-of-Hours and Emergency Center in Kokura)  TEL 093-522-9999 (Available 24 hours a day)
■Further Information: https://www.city.kitakyushu.lg.jp/ho-huku/18300102.html


2. Flea Market Info

(1) Mitsubachi Flea Market
■Date/Time: May 3rd (Fri)~5th (Sun/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: May 19th (Sun) 10:00~15:30 (Cancelled in the event of rain)
■Place: Katsuyama Park Lawn Area
■Enquiries: Kokura de Frima Executive Committee  TEL 093-772-3223

(3) Mojiko Retro Flea Market
■Date/Time: May 26th (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





1. Giravanz Kitakyushu Home Match

■Date/Time: May 5th (Sun/National Holiday) 14:00  VS  THESPAKUSATSU GUNMA
■Venue: Mikuni World Stadium Kitakyushu (North of JR Kokura Station)
■Further Information: http://www.giravanz.jp/ticket/


2. One-coin Pipe Organ Concert

A lunch-time concert at Soleil Hall with pipe organ and woodwind instruments performances.

■Date/Time: May 29th (Wed)  Curtain time:12:00 (Doors open at 11:30)
■Place: Large Hall, Kitakyushu Soleil Hall (12-3, Otemachi, Kokurakita-ku)
■Fee: 500yen (Sold on the day)
■Enquiries: Harmonie Cinq Kitakyushu Soleil Hall  TEL 093-592-5405





1. Kurosaki Yosakoi Festival 2019

With a slogan of “Revitalizing the Town and its People,” the festival will be held in Kurosaki, Yahatanishi-ku again this year.

■Date/Time: May 18th (Sat) 11:00~19:00  May 19th (Sun) 9:00~20:00
■Place: Magari Pine Tree Path (Kishi-no-ura, 2-chome, Yahatanishi-ku) and the surrounding area
■Enquiries: Kurosaki Yosakoi Festival Executive Committee TEL 093-616-6615


2. Great Lookalike Exhibition ~from Food Replicas to Van Gogh’s Work~

There are surprisingly many products around you that look just like its originals in shapes and movements.
This exhibition focuses on duplicating techniques and biomimetics with a concept of learning from the real things.

■Date/Time: until July 7th (Sun)  9:00~19:00
*Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays: up to 17:00
*Closed on Mondays (or the following day if Monday falls on a public holiday)
*Open on May 6th (Mon)
■Place: Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery and Studio (2-2-11, Higashida, Yahatahigashi-ku)
■Admission Fee: Adults 300yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students 100yen, Free for Pre-schoolers
■Enquiries: Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery and Studio  TEL 093-663-5411
■Further Information: https://www.kigs.jp/event/2019/03/421.php



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



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Kitakyushu International Association

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
FAX : 093-643-6466