Info City, English Edition
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This is an English language information program for people living in or visiting the Yatsugatake area, inviting you to join in and experience some of the interesting local events. This is Noriko from the FM Yatsugatake studio in Kobuchisawa.
24/25 June 2017
On Friday the 30th of June there will be an opportunity to enjoy a buffet dinner whilst watching fire-flies at the Oishii Gakko in Sutama. You will have to book your place in advance and it will cost 2,200 yen for an adult, 1,100 yen for primary school children and 550 yen for over 3 years old infants. Inquiries to the Oishii Gakko on 0551-20-7300 http://www.oec-net.ne.jp/863.html
On Saturday the 1st of July there will be a live music evening at the Palm Spring in Nagasaka. Local singer-songwriter Susumu Nakamura and Amana will perform from 8 o'clock in the evening. It will cost 1,500 yen and you can bring your own food and drink. Inquiries to the Palm Spring on 0551-32-5798.
On Sunday the 2nd of July the 32nd Kobuchisawa Suzuran Matsuri festival will be held near newly built JR Kobuchisawa station. There will be a lot of attractions planned from 10 o'clock in the morning until 4 including draught horse riding, a flea market, mikoshi, traditional dancing, yosakoi dancing, children's games, and food and drink stalls. Also, there will be special bus tours; a wine, sake and beer tour, Kobuchisawa town tour, and sweets tour, reservations to be made before 27th of June. Inquiries to the festival office on 0551-45-7036. http://www.hokuto-kanko.jp/event/th32-suzuranfes
On Sunday the 2nd of July at the St Andrew Church in Kiyosato there will be a charity organ concert from 2 o'clock in the afternoon. They will be collecting donations for the Kumamoto earthquake aid and their organ maintenance fund on the day. Inquiries to St Andrews Church on 0551-48-2113.
Also, on Sunday the 2nd of July at the Fureai Bunka-kan Hall in Futaba in Kai City there will be a charity concert in aid of the Italian earth quake and Kumamoto earth quake areas. Four classical singers, including a special guest Paolo Lardizzone from Italy will perform popular classical pieces. It will start at 2 o'clock and will cost 5,000 yen. Inquiries to Mr Takizawa on 090-1262-7555.
On Wednesday the 5th of July at the Sutama Fureai-kan a laughter yoga exercise workshop will be held from 1:30 in the afternoon. It will cost 500 yen to join in. Inquiries to the Hokuto City Lifelong Education Department on 0551-42-1373.
That's it for today.
I hope you will be able to enjoy some of those activities. We upload the script of this program on to our website at; www.yatsugatake.ne.jp. If you want to know more about any of these events, have any information that you would like me to introduce in the program, or have any comments please send an e-mail to "firstname.lastname@example.org". We are open to any ideas to improve this program to help you enjoy your life in Yatsugatake. This is Noriko from FM Yatsugatake and you've been listening to Info City English Edition.