Held on Saturdays in Fukuoka/Tokyo
Held on Tue/Wed/Thu in Kyoto
Available every week, all year long
Available to all levels
Max length: 4 weeks
- per week
Are you interested in the traditional and modern Japanese cultural arts? This module can be added to your Japanese core course and offers you the opportunity to learn about the wonderful culture that Japan has nurtured for thousands of years, while learning the language, and the chance to participate in cultural arts with other Japanese people.
You will have 6 hours of cultural "experience" classes every Saturday. Culture classes are held on a monthly schedule, so activities repeat each calendar month
All classes are based on gaining an understanding of and appreciation for Japanese culture, learning a specific point of Japanese, and participating in the beauty of Japanese both traditional and modern arts. We guarantee that you'll have a great experience!
Here are just some of the activities that are available on this course. Bear in mind that these are just examples, and that the actual activities on your course may be different.
Learn Kyushu's reach history while trekking all over the island. Walk at your own pace, be in contact with nature, get a break from the city stress!
This isn't your usual drumming. Taiko is actually a mixture of martial arts and music and it is practised at a dojo and with the same energy and dedication as any other martial arts of Japan! Pick up the drumsticks, assume the drumming Kamae (stance) and join the heartbeat of Japan!
Japanese paper or Washi is world famous and there is a very good reason for that! The same creation method has been used for generations. Technology has made some of the process a little faster, but the basics are still the same as they've always been.
When you think of Japan, what do you think about? The samurai maybe, Geisha or Manga and Anime? What is your favourite anime?
Learn and experience the traditional Japanese tea ceremony and feel it's harmony and peaceful movements.
Japan is very much a food-centric society. If you have seen any Japanese TV programmes at some point, you will have found countless cooking variety shows!
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Accredited and award-winning Japanese school in Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukuoka and Nagoya. Learn real-world, communicative Japanese in small, intimate classes. Kickstart the journey of a lifetime in Japan, or bring your existing skills to new levels.
Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi 812-0013,
+81 (0)92 472 0123
Hanazono Bldg 3F, Shinjuku 5-17-6,
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0022,
+81 (0)3 6457 3554
Hayashi Bldg 2F, Shimizuchō (Kawaramachidōri), 454-1,
Shimogyō-ku, Kyōto-shi 600-8025,
Meieki-Nagata Bldg 4F, Meieki 3-26-19,
Nakamura-ku, Nagoya 450-0002,