Japanese volunteers and non-Japanese students speak in Japanese while learning about one another’s culture. This is also a place where non-Japanese people can learn about Japanese culture and customs. The classes are offered in a salon-style, allowing students to join casually while enjoying tea.
Dates and Location
Night course: 7 to 9pm (not held on public holidays)
2F, West Hirobakan, Minami-senju Residents Office
1-19-13 Minami-senju, Arakawa-ku（MAP）
Second and Fourth Thursday of the Month (Morning Parent-Child Course) Currently Suspended
Parent-Child Japanese Salon 10:30a to 12:00p
2F Workshop Room, Yuinomori Arakawa
2-50-1 Arakawa, Arakawa-ku（MAP）
*Closed on public holidays, during the Obon and New Year’s holidays, and on the third Thursday of each month
Requirements for Participation
Non-Japanese people who can speak Japanese and live, work, or study in Arakawa City
Wednesday course: ¥100 per session (cost of tea)
*The Monday course and Parent-Child Salon on Thursdays are free
Apply with the Arakawa International Communications desk (3F, desk no. 1, City Hall)
Political activities, educational ideologies, religious invitations, product sales, and other activities not related to the salon’s activities are prohibited.