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Shinjuku City Multicultural Exchange Gathering—Multicultural Exchange Program at the Wakamatsu Iki Iki Festa
Shinjuku City is a multicultural area that’s home to about 43,000 foreign nationals from 130 different countries, and many Koreans live in the Wakamatsu area. This multicultural exchange event is a great chance to experience some elements of Korean life.
November 17 (Sat.), 2018
Location: Wakamatsu Chiiki Center
Application: No application is necessary. Please come to the site on the day of the event.
Sponsor: Shinjuku City
Cooperation: Joung Eajin Korean Dance Association
Performance (Wakamatsu Chiiki Center, 3F hall)
● Wakamatsu Iki Iki Festa stage performance
Time: 11 to 11:25 a.m.
Korean traditional dance instructors from the Korean Dance Association will perform various numbers to help you get to know about and awaken your interest in Korean culture.
Experiencing Culture and Exchange (Wakamatsu Chiiki Center, 3F playroom)
● Trying on traditional Korean clothing
Time: 12:30 to 3 p.m.
Professionals will show you how to put on traditional Korean outfits. This is an opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge of Korean dress and Korean culture from an experienced teacher and to meet other attendees. Both adults and children can participate, and you can come and go as you like. You can even have your picture taken while wearing a dress in front of a Korean-style screen. Please feel free to bring along family and friends!
Third Wakamatsu Iki Iki Festa: Events by Registered Organizations
|Date and time||November 17 (Sat.), 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(times vary depending on the booth)
|Location||Wakamatsu Chiiki Center (12-6 Wakamatsu-cho, Shinjuku-ku)|
|Program||Stage performances, exhibition events, food corner, experience corner, handicrafts corner, sales of goods from Numata City in Gunma Prefecture, flea market, “trick art” photo corner|
|Sponsor||Wakamatsu Chiiki Center Management Steering Committee|
|Inquiries||Multicultural Society Promotion Division, Regional Promotion Department, Shinjuku City Office
Tel: 03-5273-3504, Fax: 03-5273-3590
November 5, 2018