J-cafe Minnesota (U of Minn) is open now

Oct.1,2012

  J-cafe Minnesota was created in hopes of serving as a catalyst for the development of connections between native Japanese students, students of the Japanese language, and those interested in Japanese culture.

  Our highest priority is creating a casual and comfortable climate where everybody feels welcome. We encourage attendance regardless of what stage a student is in their learning experience, and aim to enhance communication in both a linguistic sense and with regards to cultural style.

Please visit J-cafe Minnesota!

 http://www.tc.umn.edu/~jcafemin/index.htm

 

Sat

28

May

2011

Annual Meeting & Summer Party of the Japan Minnesota Association in 2011

I am delighted to announce that we will have an event on Saturday, June 25th that is a combination of an annual meeting of the Japan-Minnesota Association and early summer gathering. I hope all of the executive members and even non-members will participate in this event. Please feel free to bring your family and friends.

 

DATE:
June 25, Saturday
TIME:
from Noon to 2:30pm
PLACE:
Stockholm (Swedish restaurant)
PHONE:
03-3509-1677
ADDRESS:
2-14-3, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Akasaka Tokyu Plaza 1F
ACCESS:
Ginza Line, Akasaka Mitsuke Station (1 min walk from Sotoboriguchi Exit) or Hanzoumon Line, Nagatacho Station (1 min walk from 8 Exit)
FEE:
5,000 yen for adults including buffet and two drinks
(can order more drinks with “cash on delivery”)
2,500 yen for children (free for under 3 years old)

 

We would like to develop casual and joyful networks for Minnesotans and have a good time to enjoy an early summer afternoon together. We are looking forward to seeing all of you.

Thank you!

 

Please e-mail this address if you would like to attend this event.
Due: June 23rd 2011

 

Best Regards,

Harumi Iwanami


Japan-Minnesota Association

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Wed

23

Mar

2011

We have received a letter from Hiroshima University Minnesota Community!

Hiroshima University Minnesota Community is a gathering of people who went to University of Minnesota from Hiroshima University as exchange students in the past, the exchange students came to Hiroshima University from U of M, and students who is willing to go to U of M as exchange students in the future. We are enjoining to spend time together by exchanging information with people who is willing to study abroad and share the abroad study experiences. We have a strong connection with alumni who still join to our events, and this type of community is the only one in Hiroshima University.

 

Sumito Soichi

Hiroshima Univerersity

Major in Economics, Sophomore  

 

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Wed

29

Dec

2010

Report: Christmas Party 2010

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Sun

28

Nov

2010

Christmas Party 2010

Hello Everyone,


As December nears & the temperatures drop we are subtly reminded of our good old days in Minnesota...well, it's that time of year again and we are very pleased to invite you to the 2nd Annual Minnesota-Kai Christmas Party on
Friday, December 10th.

Please join us to celebrate the holiday season with delicious food and beverages, music, activities, and of course great company!
Family and friends are more than welcome!Given the success of last year's Christmas bash we are looking forward to an even more festive time this year. Please see below for more details:

* DATE & TIME: Friday, 10 December 2010, 19:00 - 21:00
* LOCATION: AUX BACCHANALES Kioicho
[Consisting of all-you-can-eat French food and drinks]

http://www.auxbacchanales.com/locations/#kioicho(please see URL for the map)
* COST: 6,000 yen (2,500 yen for elementary school children and below
free for 3 years old and below) - We are more than happy to accept donations for your support of future events held by Minnesota Kai, so please feel free to donate an extra 1000 yen at the entrance!

We look forward to seeing all of you there!

read more

Thu

23

Sep

2010

Photo Album: September Special Luncheon

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Tue

31

Aug

2010

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL LUNCHEON

Co-sponsors: The America-Japan Society, Inc. & Japan Minnesota Association

 

read more 24 Comments

Sun

27

Jun

2010

Report: 2010 Annual Meeting & Summer Party

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Japan Minnesota Association (JMA) held a successful 2010 annual meeting and Summer Party at the restaurant Stockholm located in Akasaka. The total of 49 people joined in this party, and enjoyed the meetings and conversations with delicious Swedish cuisine.

 

Mr. Yamaguchi, the vice president of JMA, presided the party, and Ms. Iwanami, the president of JMA, presented the latest reports and the future plans of JMA, before Dr. Umezu proposed a toast. After we poked food and people around for a while, we had a panel discussionpresented by Darryl Magree, Hitomi Maeda, and Takeshi Kosuge, based on their experiences of international exchanges, guided by Akira Nakamura.

 

After the panel discussion, we had a game "Who am I?" which involves all the participants in order to interact and get to know more about each member. "Who am I?" is a game that individuals post a paper with a famous person's name or a cartoon character name on their back, and participants need to guess what name is written by asking yes or no questions to others, like 'Am I Japanese?', or 'Am I male or female'. First five people who named the correct answer received a prize.

 

At the end, we had a speech by Mr. Yamashita, who recently came back from Minnesota, about the Minnesota Govenor's visit to Japan. At last, the party closed with a speech by a former JMA president, Mr. Numagata.

 

After the party, Ms. Iwanami received thank you emails and comments from many participants saying that they enjoyed the party and were happy to see people long time no see. It is great to hear those comments for all committees who managed and involved in this party, and surely those comments will be a plus for the next event.

 

We would like to thank all the participants to be a part of successful annual meeting, and hopefully people who were unable to come to the party will be joining next year. We are all looking forward to seeing you again!

 

 

54 Comments

Tue

04

May

2010

Mid Summer Party schedule is posted

We have scheduled the next event, "Mid Summer Party & Annual Meeting".

Click here for details.

0 Comments

Sat

28

May

2011

Annual Meeting & Summer Party of the Japan Minnesota Association in 2011

I am delighted to announce that we will have an event on Saturday, June 25th that is a combination of an annual meeting of the Japan-Minnesota Association and early summer gathering. I hope all of the executive members and even non-members will participate in this event. Please feel free to bring your family and friends.

 

DATE:
June 25, Saturday
TIME:
from Noon to 2:30pm
PLACE:
Stockholm (Swedish restaurant)
PHONE:
03-3509-1677
ADDRESS:
2-14-3, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Akasaka Tokyu Plaza 1F
ACCESS:
Ginza Line, Akasaka Mitsuke Station (1 min walk from Sotoboriguchi Exit) or Hanzoumon Line, Nagatacho Station (1 min walk from 8 Exit)
FEE:
5,000 yen for adults including buffet and two drinks
(can order more drinks with “cash on delivery”)
2,500 yen for children (free for under 3 years old)

 

We would like to develop casual and joyful networks for Minnesotans and have a good time to enjoy an early summer afternoon together. We are looking forward to seeing all of you.

Thank you!

 

Please e-mail this address if you would like to attend this event.
Due: June 23rd 2011

 

Best Regards,

Harumi Iwanami


Japan-Minnesota Association

read more 15 Comments

Wed

23

Mar

2011

We have received a letter from Hiroshima University Minnesota Community!

Hiroshima University Minnesota Community is a gathering of people who went to University of Minnesota from Hiroshima University as exchange students in the past, the exchange students came to Hiroshima University from U of M, and students who is willing to go to U of M as exchange students in the future. We are enjoining to spend time together by exchanging information with people who is willing to study abroad and share the abroad study experiences. We have a strong connection with alumni who still join to our events, and this type of community is the only one in Hiroshima University.

 

Sumito Soichi

Hiroshima Univerersity

Major in Economics, Sophomore  

 

read more 26 Comments

Wed

29

Dec

2010

Report: Christmas Party 2010

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Sun

28

Nov

2010

Christmas Party 2010

Hello Everyone,


As December nears & the temperatures drop we are subtly reminded of our good old days in Minnesota...well, it's that time of year again and we are very pleased to invite you to the 2nd Annual Minnesota-Kai Christmas Party on
Friday, December 10th.

Please join us to celebrate the holiday season with delicious food and beverages, music, activities, and of course great company!
Family and friends are more than welcome!Given the success of last year's Christmas bash we are looking forward to an even more festive time this year. Please see below for more details:

* DATE & TIME: Friday, 10 December 2010, 19:00 - 21:00
* LOCATION: AUX BACCHANALES Kioicho
[Consisting of all-you-can-eat French food and drinks]

http://www.auxbacchanales.com/locations/#kioicho(please see URL for the map)
* COST: 6,000 yen (2,500 yen for elementary school children and below
free for 3 years old and below) - We are more than happy to accept donations for your support of future events held by Minnesota Kai, so please feel free to donate an extra 1000 yen at the entrance!

We look forward to seeing all of you there!

read more

Thu

23

Sep

2010

Photo Album: September Special Luncheon

email
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DH000146
DH000155
DH000188
DH000120
DH000163
DH000115
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DH000103
DH000108
DH000085
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DH000065
DH000127
DH000126
DH000153
DH000182
DH000189
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DH000086
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Tue

31

Aug

2010

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL LUNCHEON

Co-sponsors: The America-Japan Society, Inc. & Japan Minnesota Association

 

read more 24 Comments

Sun

27

Jun

2010

Report: 2010 Annual Meeting & Summer Party

Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery

Japan Minnesota Association (JMA) held a successful 2010 annual meeting and Summer Party at the restaurant Stockholm located in Akasaka. The total of 49 people joined in this party, and enjoyed the meetings and conversations with delicious Swedish cuisine.

 

Mr. Yamaguchi, the vice president of JMA, presided the party, and Ms. Iwanami, the president of JMA, presented the latest reports and the future plans of JMA, before Dr. Umezu proposed a toast. After we poked food and people around for a while, we had a panel discussionpresented by Darryl Magree, Hitomi Maeda, and Takeshi Kosuge, based on their experiences of international exchanges, guided by Akira Nakamura.

 

After the panel discussion, we had a game "Who am I?" which involves all the participants in order to interact and get to know more about each member. "Who am I?" is a game that individuals post a paper with a famous person's name or a cartoon character name on their back, and participants need to guess what name is written by asking yes or no questions to others, like 'Am I Japanese?', or 'Am I male or female'. First five people who named the correct answer received a prize.

 

At the end, we had a speech by Mr. Yamashita, who recently came back from Minnesota, about the Minnesota Govenor's visit to Japan. At last, the party closed with a speech by a former JMA president, Mr. Numagata.

 

After the party, Ms. Iwanami received thank you emails and comments from many participants saying that they enjoyed the party and were happy to see people long time no see. It is great to hear those comments for all committees who managed and involved in this party, and surely those comments will be a plus for the next event.

 

We would like to thank all the participants to be a part of successful annual meeting, and hopefully people who were unable to come to the party will be joining next year. We are all looking forward to seeing you again!

 

 

54 Comments

Tue

04

May

2010

Mid Summer Party schedule is posted

We have scheduled the next event, "Mid Summer Party & Annual Meeting".

Click here for details.

0 Comments

Sat

28

May

2011

Annual Meeting & Summer Party of the Japan Minnesota Association in 2011

I am delighted to announce that we will have an event on Saturday, June 25th that is a combination of an annual meeting of the Japan-Minnesota Association and early summer gathering. I hope all of the executive members and even non-members will participate in this event. Please feel free to bring your family and friends.

 

DATE:
June 25, Saturday
TIME:
from Noon to 2:30pm
PLACE:
Stockholm (Swedish restaurant)
PHONE:
03-3509-1677
ADDRESS:
2-14-3, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Akasaka Tokyu Plaza 1F
ACCESS:
Ginza Line, Akasaka Mitsuke Station (1 min walk from Sotoboriguchi Exit) or Hanzoumon Line, Nagatacho Station (1 min walk from 8 Exit)
FEE:
5,000 yen for adults including buffet and two drinks
(can order more drinks with “cash on delivery”)
2,500 yen for children (free for under 3 years old)

 

We would like to develop casual and joyful networks for Minnesotans and have a good time to enjoy an early summer afternoon together. We are looking forward to seeing all of you.

Thank you!

 

Please e-mail this address if you would like to attend this event.
Due: June 23rd 2011

 

Best Regards,

Harumi Iwanami


Japan-Minnesota Association

15 Comments

Wed

23

Mar

2011

We have received a letter from Hiroshima University Minnesota Community!

Hiroshima University Minnesota Community is a gathering of people who went to University of Minnesota from Hiroshima University as exchange students in the past, the exchange students came to Hiroshima University from U of M, and students who is willing to go to U of M as exchange students in the future. We are enjoining to spend time together by exchanging information with people who is willing to study abroad and share the abroad study experiences. We have a strong connection with alumni who still join to our events, and this type of community is the only one in Hiroshima University.

 

Sumito Soichi

Hiroshima Univerersity

Major in Economics, Sophomore  

 

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Wed

29

Dec

2010

Report: Christmas Party 2010

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Sun

28

Nov

2010

Christmas Party 2010

Hello Everyone,


As December nears & the temperatures drop we are subtly reminded of our good old days in Minnesota...well, it's that time of year again and we are very pleased to invite you to the 2nd Annual Minnesota-Kai Christmas Party on
Friday, December 10th.

Please join us to celebrate the holiday season with delicious food and beverages, music, activities, and of course great company!
Family and friends are more than welcome!Given the success of last year's Christmas bash we are looking forward to an even more festive time this year. Please see below for more details:

* DATE & TIME: Friday, 10 December 2010, 19:00 - 21:00
* LOCATION: AUX BACCHANALES Kioicho
[Consisting of all-you-can-eat French food and drinks]

http://www.auxbacchanales.com/locations/#kioicho(please see URL for the map)
* COST: 6,000 yen (2,500 yen for elementary school children and below
free for 3 years old and below) - We are more than happy to accept donations for your support of future events held by Minnesota Kai, so please feel free to donate an extra 1000 yen at the entrance!

We look forward to seeing all of you there!

Thu

23

Sep

2010

Photo Album: September Special Luncheon

email
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DH000146
DH000155
DH000188
DH000120
DH000163
DH000115
DH000187
DH000103
DH000108
DH000085
DH000117
DH000065
DH000127
DH000126
DH000153
DH000182
DH000189
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Tue

31

Aug

2010

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL LUNCHEON

Co-sponsors: The America-Japan Society, Inc. & Japan Minnesota Association

 

“Governing in a Global Economy”

On the occasion of Minnesota Economic Mission headed by Governor Pawlenty visited China &Japan, we would like to invite him for the luncheon speaker. He may talk about his impression ofrecent business trip and potential of governing in a global economy. Please join us.

Speaker: Mr. Timothy James Pawlenty
Governor of Minnesota
   
Date & Time: Friday, September 17, 2010 11:30
12:00
12:30-13:15
13:15-13:30
13:30
Registration
Lunch
Speech
Q&A
Closing
Place: Imperial Hotel Miyabi Room
(Main Building 3rd fl. TEL: 03-3504-1111)
Language: English    
Fee:

6,000 yen (member)     6,500 yen (guest)
(including lunch)
Deadline: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 (First come, first served basis up to 40)
Reservation: Please make your reservation by following ways.
Fax: 03-3261-0180
Phone: 090-2636-1309

ATTNTION

Please pay your fee at the reception of Miyabi room on the day. Cancellation fee (6000 yen) will be charged after Sep. 15. Japan Minnesota Association will send you a confirmation notice after reservation.

24 Comments

Sun

27

Jun

2010

Report: 2010 Annual Meeting & Summer Party

Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery

Japan Minnesota Association (JMA) held a successful 2010 annual meeting and Summer Party at the restaurant Stockholm located in Akasaka. The total of 49 people joined in this party, and enjoyed the meetings and conversations with delicious Swedish cuisine.

 

Mr. Yamaguchi, the vice president of JMA, presided the party, and Ms. Iwanami, the president of JMA, presented the latest reports and the future plans of JMA, before Dr. Umezu proposed a toast. After we poked food and people around for a while, we had a panel discussionpresented by Darryl Magree, Hitomi Maeda, and Takeshi Kosuge, based on their experiences of international exchanges, guided by Akira Nakamura.

 

After the panel discussion, we had a game "Who am I?" which involves all the participants in order to interact and get to know more about each member. "Who am I?" is a game that individuals post a paper with a famous person's name or a cartoon character name on their back, and participants need to guess what name is written by asking yes or no questions to others, like 'Am I Japanese?', or 'Am I male or female'. First five people who named the correct answer received a prize.

 

At the end, we had a speech by Mr. Yamashita, who recently came back from Minnesota, about the Minnesota Govenor's visit to Japan. At last, the party closed with a speech by a former JMA president, Mr. Numagata.

 

After the party, Ms. Iwanami received thank you emails and comments from many participants saying that they enjoyed the party and were happy to see people long time no see. It is great to hear those comments for all committees who managed and involved in this party, and surely those comments will be a plus for the next event.

 

We would like to thank all the participants to be a part of successful annual meeting, and hopefully people who were unable to come to the party will be joining next year. We are all looking forward to seeing you again!

 

 

54 Comments

Tue

04

May

2010

Mid Summer Party schedule is posted

We have scheduled the next event, "Mid Summer Party & Annual Meeting".

Click here for details.

0 Comments

Sat

28

May

2011

Annual Meeting & Summer Party of the Japan Minnesota Association in 2011

I am delighted to announce that we will have an event on Saturday, June 25th that is a combination of an annual meeting of the Japan-Minnesota Association and early summer gathering. I hope all of the executive members and even non-members will participate in this event. Please feel free to bring your family and friends.

 

DATE:
June 25, Saturday
TIME:
from Noon to 2:30pm
PLACE:
Stockholm (Swedish restaurant)
PHONE:
03-3509-1677
ADDRESS:
2-14-3, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Akasaka Tokyu Plaza 1F
ACCESS:
Ginza Line, Akasaka Mitsuke Station (1 min walk from Sotoboriguchi Exit) or Hanzoumon Line, Nagatacho Station (1 min walk from 8 Exit)
FEE:
5,000 yen for adults including buffet and two drinks
(can order more drinks with “cash on delivery”)
2,500 yen for children (free for under 3 years old)

 

We would like to develop casual and joyful networks for Minnesotans and have a good time to enjoy an early summer afternoon together. We are looking forward to seeing all of you.

Thank you!

 

Please e-mail this address if you would like to attend this event.
Due: June 23rd 2011

 

Best Regards,

Harumi Iwanami


Japan-Minnesota Association

read more 15 Comments

Wed

23

Mar

2011

We have received a letter from Hiroshima University Minnesota Community!

Hiroshima University Minnesota Community is a gathering of people who went to University of Minnesota from Hiroshima University as exchange students in the past, the exchange students came to Hiroshima University from U of M, and students who is willing to go to U of M as exchange students in the future. We are enjoining to spend time together by exchanging information with people who is willing to study abroad and share the abroad study experiences. We have a strong connection with alumni who still join to our events, and this type of community is the only one in Hiroshima University.

 

Sumito Soichi

Hiroshima Univerersity

Major in Economics, Sophomore  

 

read more 26 Comments

Wed

29

Dec

2010

Report: Christmas Party 2010

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Sun

28

Nov

2010

Christmas Party 2010

Hello Everyone,


As December nears & the temperatures drop we are subtly reminded of our good old days in Minnesota...well, it's that time of year again and we are very pleased to invite you to the 2nd Annual Minnesota-Kai Christmas Party on
Friday, December 10th.

Please join us to celebrate the holiday season with delicious food and beverages, music, activities, and of course great company!
Family and friends are more than welcome!Given the success of last year's Christmas bash we are looking forward to an even more festive time this year. Please see below for more details:

* DATE & TIME: Friday, 10 December 2010, 19:00 - 21:00
* LOCATION: AUX BACCHANALES Kioicho
[Consisting of all-you-can-eat French food and drinks]

http://www.auxbacchanales.com/locations/#kioicho(please see URL for the map)
* COST: 6,000 yen (2,500 yen for elementary school children and below
free for 3 years old and below) - We are more than happy to accept donations for your support of future events held by Minnesota Kai, so please feel free to donate an extra 1000 yen at the entrance!

We look forward to seeing all of you there!

read more

Thu

23

Sep

2010

Photo Album: September Special Luncheon

email
DH000139
DH000157
DH000146
DH000155
DH000188
DH000120
DH000163
DH000115
DH000187
DH000103
DH000108
DH000085
DH000117
DH000065
DH000127
DH000126
DH000153
DH000182
DH000189
DH000149
DH000086
DH000177
0 Comments

Tue

31

Aug

2010

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL LUNCHEON

Co-sponsors: The America-Japan Society, Inc. & Japan Minnesota Association

 

read more 24 Comments

Sun

27

Jun

2010

Report: 2010 Annual Meeting & Summer Party

Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery

Japan Minnesota Association (JMA) held a successful 2010 annual meeting and Summer Party at the restaurant Stockholm located in Akasaka. The total of 49 people joined in this party, and enjoyed the meetings and conversations with delicious Swedish cuisine.

 

Mr. Yamaguchi, the vice president of JMA, presided the party, and Ms. Iwanami, the president of JMA, presented the latest reports and the future plans of JMA, before Dr. Umezu proposed a toast. After we poked food and people around for a while, we had a panel discussionpresented by Darryl Magree, Hitomi Maeda, and Takeshi Kosuge, based on their experiences of international exchanges, guided by Akira Nakamura.

 

After the panel discussion, we had a game "Who am I?" which involves all the participants in order to interact and get to know more about each member. "Who am I?" is a game that individuals post a paper with a famous person's name or a cartoon character name on their back, and participants need to guess what name is written by asking yes or no questions to others, like 'Am I Japanese?', or 'Am I male or female'. First five people who named the correct answer received a prize.

 

At the end, we had a speech by Mr. Yamashita, who recently came back from Minnesota, about the Minnesota Govenor's visit to Japan. At last, the party closed with a speech by a former JMA president, Mr. Numagata.

 

After the party, Ms. Iwanami received thank you emails and comments from many participants saying that they enjoyed the party and were happy to see people long time no see. It is great to hear those comments for all committees who managed and involved in this party, and surely those comments will be a plus for the next event.

 

We would like to thank all the participants to be a part of successful annual meeting, and hopefully people who were unable to come to the party will be joining next year. We are all looking forward to seeing you again!

 

 

54 Comments

Tue

04

May

2010

Mid Summer Party schedule is posted

We have scheduled the next event, "Mid Summer Party & Annual Meeting".

Click here for details.

0 Comments

Sat

28

May

2011

Annual Meeting & Summer Party of the Japan Minnesota Association in 2011

I am delighted to announce that we will have an event on Saturday, June 25th that is a combination of an annual meeting of the Japan-Minnesota Association and early summer gathering. I hope all of the executive members and even non-members will participate in this event. Please feel free to bring your family and friends.

 

DATE:
June 25, Saturday
TIME:
from Noon to 2:30pm
PLACE:
Stockholm (Swedish restaurant)
PHONE:
03-3509-1677
ADDRESS:
2-14-3, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Akasaka Tokyu Plaza 1F
ACCESS:
Ginza Line, Akasaka Mitsuke Station (1 min walk from Sotoboriguchi Exit) or Hanzoumon Line, Nagatacho Station (1 min walk from 8 Exit)
FEE:
5,000 yen for adults including buffet and two drinks
(can order more drinks with “cash on delivery”)
2,500 yen for children (free for under 3 years old)

 

We would like to develop casual and joyful networks for Minnesotans and have a good time to enjoy an early summer afternoon together. We are looking forward to seeing all of you.

Thank you!

 

Please e-mail this address if you would like to attend this event.
Due: June 23rd 2011

 

Best Regards,

Harumi Iwanami


Japan-Minnesota Association

15 Comments

Wed

23

Mar

2011

We have received a letter from Hiroshima University Minnesota Community!

Hiroshima University Minnesota Community is a gathering of people who went to University of Minnesota from Hiroshima University as exchange students in the past, the exchange students came to Hiroshima University from U of M, and students who is willing to go to U of M as exchange students in the future. We are enjoining to spend time together by exchanging information with people who is willing to study abroad and share the abroad study experiences. We have a strong connection with alumni who still join to our events, and this type of community is the only one in Hiroshima University.

 

Sumito Soichi

Hiroshima Univerersity

Major in Economics, Sophomore  

 

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DSC02505
26 Comments

Wed

29

Dec

2010

Report: Christmas Party 2010

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Sun

28

Nov

2010

Christmas Party 2010

Hello Everyone,


As December nears & the temperatures drop we are subtly reminded of our good old days in Minnesota...well, it's that time of year again and we are very pleased to invite you to the 2nd Annual Minnesota-Kai Christmas Party on
Friday, December 10th.

Please join us to celebrate the holiday season with delicious food and beverages, music, activities, and of course great company!
Family and friends are more than welcome!Given the success of last year's Christmas bash we are looking forward to an even more festive time this year. Please see below for more details:

* DATE & TIME: Friday, 10 December 2010, 19:00 - 21:00
* LOCATION: AUX BACCHANALES Kioicho
[Consisting of all-you-can-eat French food and drinks]

http://www.auxbacchanales.com/locations/#kioicho(please see URL for the map)
* COST: 6,000 yen (2,500 yen for elementary school children and below
free for 3 years old and below) - We are more than happy to accept donations for your support of future events held by Minnesota Kai, so please feel free to donate an extra 1000 yen at the entrance!

We look forward to seeing all of you there!

Thu

23

Sep

2010

Photo Album: September Special Luncheon

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Tue

31

Aug

2010

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL LUNCHEON

Co-sponsors: The America-Japan Society, Inc. & Japan Minnesota Association

 

“Governing in a Global Economy”

On the occasion of Minnesota Economic Mission headed by Governor Pawlenty visited China &Japan, we would like to invite him for the luncheon speaker. He may talk about his impression ofrecent business trip and potential of governing in a global economy. Please join us.

Speaker: Mr. Timothy James Pawlenty
Governor of Minnesota
   
Date & Time: Friday, September 17, 2010 11:30
12:00
12:30-13:15
13:15-13:30
13:30
Registration
Lunch
Speech
Q&A
Closing
Place: Imperial Hotel Miyabi Room
(Main Building 3rd fl. TEL: 03-3504-1111)
Language: English    
Fee:

6,000 yen (member)     6,500 yen (guest)
(including lunch)
Deadline: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 (First come, first served basis up to 40)
Reservation: Please make your reservation by following ways.
Fax: 03-3261-0180
Phone: 090-2636-1309

ATTNTION

Please pay your fee at the reception of Miyabi room on the day. Cancellation fee (6000 yen) will be charged after Sep. 15. Japan Minnesota Association will send you a confirmation notice after reservation.

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Sun

27

Jun

2010

Report: 2010 Annual Meeting & Summer Party

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Japan Minnesota Association (JMA) held a successful 2010 annual meeting and Summer Party at the restaurant Stockholm located in Akasaka. The total of 49 people joined in this party, and enjoyed the meetings and conversations with delicious Swedish cuisine.

 

Mr. Yamaguchi, the vice president of JMA, presided the party, and Ms. Iwanami, the president of JMA, presented the latest reports and the future plans of JMA, before Dr. Umezu proposed a toast. After we poked food and people around for a while, we had a panel discussionpresented by Darryl Magree, Hitomi Maeda, and Takeshi Kosuge, based on their experiences of international exchanges, guided by Akira Nakamura.

 

After the panel discussion, we had a game "Who am I?" which involves all the participants in order to interact and get to know more about each member. "Who am I?" is a game that individuals post a paper with a famous person's name or a cartoon character name on their back, and participants need to guess what name is written by asking yes or no questions to others, like 'Am I Japanese?', or 'Am I male or female'. First five people who named the correct answer received a prize.

 

At the end, we had a speech by Mr. Yamashita, who recently came back from Minnesota, about the Minnesota Govenor's visit to Japan. At last, the party closed with a speech by a former JMA president, Mr. Numagata.

 

After the party, Ms. Iwanami received thank you emails and comments from many participants saying that they enjoyed the party and were happy to see people long time no see. It is great to hear those comments for all committees who managed and involved in this party, and surely those comments will be a plus for the next event.

 

We would like to thank all the participants to be a part of successful annual meeting, and hopefully people who were unable to come to the party will be joining next year. We are all looking forward to seeing you again!

 

 

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Tue

04

May

2010

Mid Summer Party schedule is posted

We have scheduled the next event, "Mid Summer Party & Annual Meeting".

Click here for details.

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