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WORKSHOPS

Learn a trick or two to enhance your chance in some competitions or simply have fun with the language in these specially planned hands-on workshops, 

There are a total of 9 workshops.

4 for Learners, 2 for Teachers, and 3 for just anyone!

Limited places are available.

Only registered festival participants may participate

unless otherwise specified.

Please note that sign-up period for competitions

and workshops may vary.

Registration Closed
Workshop for Learners

Impromptu speaking is not as frightening as you think. You just need to know how to do it.

即興で話すことは、思っているほど怖くはない。ただ、やり方を知っていればいい。

Learn to design a game and make learning fun.

ゲームデザインを学び、学習を楽しくしよう。

Is learning Kanji a chore or a bore? Well, it should be neither.. Find out more at this workshop!

漢字の勉強は面倒か、退屈か?そんなことはないはずだよ。このワークショップに参加してみたら?

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Songs are not just for entertainment but also for educational purposes too. Find out more while enjoying the songs.

歌は娯楽としてだけでなく、教育的な目的もあります。歌を楽しみながら、より多くのことを発見しよう。

Workshop for Teachers

A 2-day workshop exploring how active reading can be used in the Japanese language classroom.

アクティブリーディングを日本語の授業で行う方法を探す2日のワークショップです。

Why do Non-Kanji students face a huge hurdle in mastering Kanji? Let's revisit the issues and look at how we could help them..

なぜ非漢字圏の学習者は漢字の習得に大きなハードルを感じるのか、それを再考しながら学習者へのサポートを考えてみましょう。

Workshop for Everyone
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'Let's Try KOBANASHI'
a traditional Japanese way of telling short comical stories

Learn a comical story or two and discover how easy and fun to tell them, with even very little knowledge of Japanese.

「小噺の魅力」-  簡単で楽しい。誰でもできる。やってみる?

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Fun with IKEBANA
a traditional Japanese way of flower arrangement

Discover the world of 「華道」and learn to make your own IKEBANA arrangement in the comfort of your home! 

「生花」をやってみない?

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let's Try ONORESHO
a Japanese Creative Calligraphy Artform

ONORESHO is one way to convey your thoughts, feelings, and ideas creatively. Let's explore together and have fun. Get ready with your brush pen and a few pieces of postcard-size drawing paper.

「己書」は、あなたの考えや気持ち、アイデアをクリエイティブに伝える方法のひとつだ。試してみない?