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To those who came from foreign countries

 What Is Kohoku Lounge?

The Kohoku International Lounge was set up with an aim to enhance mutual understanding between Japanese and Non-Japanese residents living in Kohoku Ward by offering helpful information and organizing various events for the international friendship.  

ACCESS
Kikuna Sta. West Exit (JR, Toyoko Line) 8 minutes’ walk
Okurayama Sta. (Toyoko Line) 10 minutes’ walk
Shin‐yokohama Sta.(JR, Subway) 15 minutes’ walk
Bus Stop:Shin-kikuna-bashi

Things We Can Support

Japanese Class

IMG_1183_RJapanese Class provides lessons mainly on daily conversation.
Eight Japanese Classes are available on the following time and days.Students can also enjoy studying Japanese culture and lifestyle.   Anyone who wants to study Japanese can apply for the class.                      
  ⇒Details 

 Sun.Mon.Tue.Thur.,Fri.&Sat.  10:00a.m. to 12 p.m.
 Tue.&Thur  6:30p.m to 8:30 p.m.

 

Newcomer Children Class

IMG_2691Newcomer Children’s Class helps elementary and junior high school students whose first language is not Japanese.
Students can study Japanese and do schoolwork in group or individual.
★Date & Time : Sat., 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Events

Morning Coffee

世界の料理HP“Morning Coffee” program is held regularly on the last Sunday every month except Feb., Sept., Oct. and Dec. This is where you can enjoy the Japanese customs or seasonal events such as Hina Dolls Festival, Cherry Blossom Viewing Party and Bon Dance Festival.

 

 


Introduction of Japanese Culture

DSC_6557_RThese are enjoyable classes to get to understand Japanese tradition and culture.                       

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Tea Ceremony  2nd Fri. of the month   13:00 to 15:00
Calligraphy  2nd Thur. of the month   13:00 to 15:00
Flower Arrangement  2nd  Mon. of the month    13:00 to 15:00

 


Waku Waku Festival

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAHundreds people gather to enjoy the annual festival which is the biggest event of the Lounge.
Various programs take place such as Japanese speech by foreign students, Japanese language plays,dancing and singing.

 

 

 


Furusato Kohoku Fureai Matsuri (Kohoku Festival)

ふれあいHPLounge joins as a team member of Kohoku Word office’s annual event.

 

 

 

 


Sports

日独サッカーHP★SOCCER

Soccer game is played by German and Japanese school children.

 

 

 

 

駅伝HP★EKIDEN

Historic relay road race which is conducted by Kohoku Word office.
Japanese class students participate in it as a team.
Each member hands a sash to a next runner,relay,6 times to complete a race.
A real international team play!

 

 

 contact us


★Reception Desk

Japanese staff and foreign staff members support visitors and respond telephone inquiries at the reception desk in various languages .

★Inquiries

OPEN
9:00 – 21:00 Monday through Friday
9:00 – 17:00 Saturday, Sunday, National Holiday, August

CLOSED

3rd Monday (the following day if it is a public holiday)& Dec.29~Jan.3

ADDRESS
316-1 Mamedo-cho, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama 222-0032
TEL
045-430-5670
FAX
045-430-5671
URL
http://kohokulounge.com
MAIL
kohokulounge@yokohama.nifty.jp

When are foreign staff members available?

English
Everyday
Chinese 
Thursday & Friday 9:00-13:00
Malay
Friday 9:00 -13:00
 Korean
 The 2nd & 3rd Saturdays 9:00 -13:00

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