Welcome to "The Center of Cultural Exchange
between Japan and Russia".
Victoria and Larisa
Our organization was founded in 1978. It was named "The Kanagawa
central branch of Japan and USSR friendship society".
Our organization has organized movements for collaborations with
people of Soviet Union ( Russia) since then.
We have given a lot of concerts (artists from Moscow, Vladivostok,
Vologda, and Litova) and exhibitions of children's pictorial arts.
And we have delegated members of our organization and students to
Russia and other countries which were formaly included soviet union.
In 1992 the name was changed into "The Kanagawa central branch of
the society of Japan-Russia".
In 1999, our organization was registered with The Japanese government
by "The Low to Promote Specified Nonprofit Activities" and its name
was changed into "The Center of Cultural Exchange between Japan and
1. Exchanging artists, scholars, and citizens between Russia and
2. Sending students to Russian educational Institution.
3. Giving concerts and exhibitions of Russian arts.
4. Reserching Russian sicientific, cultural and educational
informations, and its disclosure.
5. Sending tourists from Japan.
The management board--
Chairman of the board Hiraoka Sachio
Vice-chairman of the board Onami Shuji
Director of Cultural movement Takatsuka Masahiko
Director of movement for Yokohama regions. Sato Toshiro
Director of movement for Kanagawa central regions.Seno Hisanobu
Director of regions Business Nojima Takao
Director of Teaching Russian Language Togashi Natalia
Inspector Hiasa Shiro
Leonid Gamza The japan representative of "The Russian center for
International Scientific and Cultural Cooperation at
the Government of the Russian Federation"
Evgeny Kruchina Member of the Board, Secretary in Charge of "The
Russia-Japan Society "
Inna Kovalenko Specialist of Foreign affairs of " The Primorie
branch of The Russian Cultural Foundation"
Kanagawa prf. Ebina city Sugikubo 1865-26
Tel& Fax 81-46-238-3311 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Home page http://www2c.airnet.ne.jp/jarucul/index.HTML
Recent plan and movement--
Every Monday Open the school for Russian language in the
city of Yokohama.
Every Month Sending students to Russian Institute.
March or April 2000 Inviting girls chorus groupe from Vladibostok
and giving concert.
June 2000 Benevolent concert by Russian young musicians
April or May 2000 Delegating members of our center.
November 2000 Cooperative concert of Japanese citizens
with Russian and American in the city of Tokorozawa.
December 2000 Cooperative concert of Japanese citizens
with Russian and American in the city of Zama.
RINKs to Japan
The Japanese Embassy in Moscow
KABUKI Japanese traditional drama
GAGAKU Japanese Classical music in the court
UKIYOE Japanese classical print
Classicul Japanese Literature
Architecture in KYOTO
National museum of KYOTO
The information from the Russia Japan society (Moscow)
The 33rd JAPANESE LANGUAGE LETTER-WRITING CONTEST
The Ministry of Posts and Communications has been conducting "The
Letter-Writing Contest" since 1968 for the purpose of promoting
letter-writing culture and cultivating warm-hearted children through the
The foreigners have also been welcomed since 1999 for application as the
number of foreigners who are studying Japanese language has increased
We are waiting for your wonderful letters.
1. Contents of the entry
(1) Style and theme
a. Any letter-style composition destined to a teacher, friend,
relatives, family members, a person respected, etc. or a composition or
essay concerning the memory of an impressive letter
b. The theme is free.
(2) Condition of volume
The composition should consist of 2 to 3 pages of the uniform manuscript
papers (400 characters).
In case of using other papers, between 800 to 1,200 letters.
(3) Way of application
Fill the Application Form below, attach it together with your entry and
Japan Pen Friend Club, Letter-writing Contest, 4-5-16 Yushima, Bunkyoku,
Tokyo 113-8701, Japan
* It is possible for schools to send more than two applications in one
* Please copy the Application Form for application.
* The composition without the application form cannot be accepted.
(4) Deadline date
The application should be posted on or before August 31, 2000.
2. Qualification of the applicant
Non-Japanese living in Japan or overseas countries (No condition for the
The Minister Prize, President of the Japan Pen Friend Club Prize, etc.
(Prize for participation will be given to all the applicants).
4. Announcement of the Winners
Name____________________________________________________ Age (_______)*
* Please write clearly in block letters in English.
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