Year: 2018

December Luncheon

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 Topic: 700,000 Brides, 700,000 Stories, 700,000 Dreams Speaker: Yumi Katsura Date: December 5, 2018 (Wednesday) Time: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 Luncheon Venue: Tokyo American Club Fee: ¥4,000 members   ¥4,500 guests RSVP by noon on 29 November 2018 Go to Reservation Page Our December 2018 Luncheon Meeting speaker has been at the forefront of the bridal fashion industry in Japan. Over the years, she has played an influential role through her distinctive designs and wedding fashion evangelism – pursuing new techniques and materials. Please join us for our annual festive year-end luncheon meeting to hear about our speaker’s unique history as a forward-thinking businesswoman and a creative artist. We will also enjoy a mini-fashion

November Luncheon

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 Topic: World War I, Bando Camp and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony Speaker: Dr. Inga Streb Date: November 14, 2018 (Wednesday) Venue: Tokyo American Club Time: 11:30 Social Gathering  / 11:50 Luncheon Fee: ¥4,000 members  /  ¥4,500 guests RSVP: by noon on 8 November 2018 Go to Reservation Page At the beginning of WW1 in 1914, roughly 4,700 soldiers from Germany and Austria-Hungary were conveyed to and imprisoned in Japan after their defeat in Qingdao, China. Initially, they were sheltered in public buildings, but then moved in 1916 to six specifically erected POW camps in different places in Western Japan. One of these camps was situated in the former village of Bandō, near the

鎌倉散策 ’18年5月 21日

注:このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 Private Tour of Renjo-in and Shojin-ryori Lunch at Komyo-ji   On Monday, May 21, we visited two temples next to each other situated near Zaimokuza Beach in Kamakura, away from the bustling streets around Hachiman Shrine.  Attendees had a choice of their own to come to the temple: share a taxi or take a local bus from Kamakura station where two members offered to stand as a guide, or drive as the temple has ample parking spaces. The exclusive private tour of Renjo-in started at 11: 00 with a talk by the Head Priest Sensho Yoshida about the history of the temple and its religion Jodo sect.  Then he

歌舞伎鑑賞(国立劇場にて)’18年7月15日

注:このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 A FSC General Meeting will be held in September (maybe September 13 or 14).   May and June Meeting There will be no events in May and June.   July: Kabuki for Students at National Theater Date: July 15, Sunday Venue: National Theater at Hanzomon 国立劇場 Twenty first-class seats are reserved for FSC students, CWAJ members, and family Title of Play: Yamata-no-Orochi & Susanoo-no-mikoto”「八岐大蛇と素戔嗚尊」from Nihon Furisode Hajime「日本振袖始」 by Chikamatsu Monzaemon 近松門左衛門 Cast: Iwanagahime/ Yamata-no-Orochi = Nakamura Tikizo Inadahime = Bandoh Shingo Susanoo-no mikoto = Nakamura Kinnosuke Time Line: From 10:30 to 11:00: Doors open. Pick up your ticket at FSC desk at the entrance to the big hall 11:00:

October Luncheon

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 TOPIC: The World of the Little-Known Artist Yoshio Fujimaki (1911-1935?) SPEAKER: Tsutomu Mizusawa, Director of the Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura and Hayama DATE:  October 10, 2018 (Wednesday) TIME:  11:30 Social Gathering  / 11:50 Luncheon VENUE:  Tokyo American Club FEE:  ¥4,000 members  / ¥4,500 guests RSVP:  12 pm on October 4, 2018 Go to Reservation Page The 62nd CWAJ Print Show is just around the corner. Please join us at the October Luncheon for a fascinating talk by Tsutomu Mizusawa, Director of the Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura and Hayama, and one of the jurors at the Print Show selection committee this year. During his short life, Yoshio Fujimaki (1911-1935?)

September Luncheon

 このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 TOPIC: Women’s Leadership Networking for Gender Equality SPEAKER: Ms Setsuko Yamazaki The September luncheon is always a great opportunity to catch up with fellow members after the summer break and learn about CWAJ activities for the year. We are fortunate to have Ms Setsuko Yamazaki join us as our guest speaker. As part of the core development work she focused on during her 30+ years with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Ms Yamazaki will speak about helping women leaders enlarge their circles in other countries. Please join us for what is sure to be an insightful presentation. Luncheon Program Coordinators Joan Rodgers Doi and Shigeko Nagaoka Speaker

General Meetings: June-August 2018

A VVI General Meeting will be held on Friday, September 7. Programs Japan Vocational Development Center for the Blind (JVDCB) English classes Venue: JVDCB in Yotsuya Time: 13:00 to 15:00 Classes for June through August: Tuesdays: June 5, 12, 19 and 26. July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. August 7 and 28. Thursdays: June 7, 14, 21 and 28. July 5, 12, 19 and 26. No classes in August. New NJ regular teachers joined both classes. Number of Volunteers: 10 for Tuesdays and 8 for Thursdays. A regular teacher and an assistant teacher work in pairs. JVDCB will have a regular teachers’ meeting at Joanna Chinen’s house on July

Kabuki for Students at National Theater: July 15, 2018

A FSC General Meeting will be held in September (maybe September 13 or 14).   May and June Meeting There will be no events in May and June.   July: Kabuki for Students at National Theater Date: July 15, Sunday Venue: National Theater at Hanzomon 国立劇場 Twenty first-class seats are reserved for FSC students, CWAJ members, and family Title of Play: Yamata-no-Orochi & Susanoo-no-mikoto”「八岐大蛇と素戔嗚尊」from Nihon Furisode Hajime「日本振袖始」 by Chikamatsu Monzaemon 近松門左衛門 Cast: Iwanagahime/ Yamata-no-Orochi = Nakamura Tikizo Inadahime = Bandoh Shingo Susanoo-no mikoto = Nakamura Kinnosuke Time Line: From 10:30 to 11:00: Doors open. Pick up your ticket at FSC desk at the entrance to the big hall 11:00: Curtain

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