Tag: Japanese culture

  • The incoming student orientation day in Okutama, Japan !

    On November 3rd, SNG organized its traditional BBG and hiking day in Okutama. Around 100 of our students enjoyed the warm and sunny day. Hiking, sunbathing and BBQ 84 of our students in Japanese Language went to our Okutama’s event. Quite a big day for our school and many professors along with staff members came […]

  • Yabusame, a mounted archery event in Takadanobaba

    On Monday October 9th, SNG students were invited to attend a Yabusame event at Toyama Park. What’s Yabusame ? Yabusame is the name of a traditional Japanese sport rather unknown, including in Japan. It is a mounted archery technique used since the end of the XII Century during the Kamakura area. With the use of […]

  • Yukata Day at SNG

    On July 21st, SNG organized its very first Yukata Day. An unforgettable and eventful day which ended two weeks of related activities. Regular students, as well as staff members and summer course students, were able to enjoy it together. Yukata sales Yukata literally means “bath clothe”. It is a light kimono that Japaneses like to […]

  • Students danced at Awa Odori in Shimokitazawa

    On August 18th, some SNG students got the opportunity to take part in one of the major summer event in Tokyo : Shimokitazawa Awaodori Festival. What’s Awa Odori ? Awa Odori literally means : “Awa dance”. The Awa Odori exists since the XVI Century and it used to be celebrated in Tokushima. It is also […]

  • Homestay in Ama town

    Homestay in Ama town of Shimane Prefecture Want to discover another side of Japanese culture ? Amacho Homestay program is for you ! Place: Ama town of Shimane Prefecture Period: Aug 25th 2016 (Thu) – Aug 28th 2016 (Sun) Capacity: 4 people (SNG students only) Participation fee: 60,000Yen ( Non-refundable ) Application Deadline: By June […]

  • Short homestay with Waseda students

    Short Homestay program with Waseda university students Now we are looking for Short homestay participants for SNG students! You will be sightseeing in daytime and stay at Waseda student’s home at night. This program is for 3 days and 2 nights. If you are interested in Japanese culture and want to make Japanese friends, this […]

  • Fun with Waseda university students

    Let’s have a fun with students from Waseda university! WIC (Waseda International club) has fun activities for learning Japanese culture with Japanese students from Waseda university. Date: Tuesday Meeting time: 16:30 or 18:15 Time: 16:45 to 19:00 Location: Okuma Auditorium at Waseda university Theme for activities ・April 28th: Japanese traditional games ・May 12th: Gourmet “Japanese […]