“Japanese Summer Camp” on May 17th, 24th, 31st
15 Apr 14

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“Japanese Summer Camp 2014” will be held on coming May 17th, 24th and 31st. It is the biggest annual event of Japan Center.

This year, the dates will be on three Saturdays, so it is more accessible for  many people.

This camp combines lectures and workshops of Japanese Culture, such as Tea Ceremony, Flower Arrangement, Calligraphy and so on. This year’s special lecturers are “Muslim Life in Japan” by Mr. Shaikh Khader from Japan Muslim Association. And “Student’s Life in Japan” by Mr. Alharith, who has just graduated from Japanese University in March 2014.

The schedule is as below:


UAE-Japan Cultural Center presents “Japanese Cultural Summer Camp 2014” to local Community.  It is the 7th camp and is officially supported by Japanese Consulate of Dubai.  This 3-day Camp combines Lectures and Cultural Workshops (in English) by Japanese experienced staffs. We have two special guest from UAE and Japan this year.

Date Timing Content
May 17(Sat)





10:05 ~ 11:00

Lecture 1 (About Japan) by Mrs Kitayama, History/Geography and new info about Japan

11:00~ 12:30

Workshop 1 (Tea Ceremony) by Mrs Suzuki, demonstration and practice for 12 participants.

11:00~ 12:30

Workshop 2 (Shogi-Japanese Chess) by Mr. Tsutsui. How to win Japanese Chess Game
May 24(Sat) 9:30~ Registration
  10:00 ~ 11:00 Lecture 2Muslim Life in JapanBy Mr. Shaikh from Japan Muslim Association
  11:00 ~ 12:30 Workshop 3 (Japanese Calligraphy) by Mrs TazatoDemostration and practice by participants
11:00 ~ 12:30 Workshop 4 (kimono Dressing) by Mrs.Tsuji, Kimono demonstration and Yukata Dressing for 10 participants. 
May 31(Sat) 9:30~ Registration 
10:00 ~ 11:00 Lecture 3 (Student’s life in Japan) by Mr. Alharith who graduated from Tokyo Electrical College 2014. 
11:00 ~ 12:30 Workshop 5 (Sushi Cooking) by Mrs. EndoHow to make your own Sushi Rolls at home
11:00 ~ 12:30 Workshop 6 (Flower Arrangement) by Ms Ohki. Practice on Flower Arranging in Ohara Method for 10 participants.
12:30 ~ 13:00 Closing Ceremony

Venue: Maraya Art Center, Al Qasba, Sharjah

Registration starts May 1, 2014 (at the office of Maraya Art Center 06-5566555)

Fee: Dhs120/day. Exclusive package of Dhs300 for full course—3days/person (must pay in advance). Additional Dhs30 for Flower Arrangement workshop. Participants should be above 15 yrs old. Choose workshops, as each workshop has limited seats.

On-line application to jpncenterapplication@gmail.com with your name and contact number, or call 055-6080876. Visit our website: http://www.jp.ae