CHAT ROOM SERIES #1

Being the first installment of a series on getting into the intricacies of Japanese language and culture, this event focused on introducing first-timers to the language. Mr. Gaku Azumai very carefully planned and prepared the content for this chat room using PPT slides to facilitate understanding. Through mock conversations between Anonna and Gaku San, the…

Tanabata Song

TANABATA SONG 七夕さま Watch this video and sing along with us! Know more about the Tanabata festival by clicking here.     Click here to see how we celebrated the first ever Tanabata festival in Ahmedabad!  

EVENT #16

TANABATA: LET’S MAKE A WISH! 七夕:笹に願いを! For the first time ever, Tanabata was celebrated in Ahmedabad through the JCA Event on the 8th of July (though a day late…but then Japan is ahead of us in the time zone, so that compensates :p). A major component of this festival is adorning the bamboo plant with…

EVENT #15

TASTING JAPANESE TEA 日本茶を味わう Tea holds importance as a much-preferred beverage both in India and Japan. But how different are the Indian and Japanese varieties? Event #15 enabled participants to get an idea about the same by tasting and experiencing Japanese tea. Three kinds of tea were brewed for the audience using the sachets bought…

EVENTS – July 2018

EVENTS Schedule for JULY 2018 is OUT~~~!!!!!!! 3 Amazing events in line! Click on the EVENTs to find out what’s waiting for you in the coming month!! EVENT #16 July 8 THE CHAT ROOM SERIES: #1 July 15 EVENT #17 July 29    

EVENT #16

TANABATA: LET’S MAKE A WISH! 七夕:笹に願いを! Tanabata・七夕 is a very important festival for the Japanese and takes place on the 7th of July every year, the day Orihime・織姫 and Hikoboshi・彦星 (characters from Japanese mythology; now names of stars) are fabled to meet. To celebrate their celestial meeting, people write wishes on colourful paper called Tanzaku・短冊…

THE CHAT ROOM SERIES: #1

Learning about the culture and traditions of another country is sure to raise questions and doubts for curious minds. Fear not, for here is an event designed to address all your questions! Mr. Gaku Azumai is a repository of knowledge regarding Japanese culture, history and various other aspects associated with the country. In this first…

EVENT #17

ANIME SCREENING AND MANGA READING アニメ・漫画 A study of Japanese culture is incomplete without Anime and Manga which have become so famous drawing fans from all over the world. In this screening, watch essentials of Manga explained in the most hilarious way possible! Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun・月刊少女野崎くん is an Anime adapted from the Manga of the…

EVENT #14

YUKATA WEARING DEMO 女性の浴衣の着付け It was for the very first time that we organised a Yukata wearing event and we couldn’t have asked for a more enthusiastic audience. The new location proved quite apt for this activity, providing the right kind of setting with a few arrangements made by the JCA Task Force. Participants were…

EVENT #13

Let’s Play Karuta! かるた遊び! It’s time, the dawn of the great battle, fierce fighters stand surrounding the disputed territory stealing glances at each other, who’s going for it first, who has what it requires to be…. the Karuta Champion! Yes, you got me right, this is about the Karuta event we had on the 10th…