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Autumn “Worlds Meet Bar” brings local events together

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We hope that Hakodate’s ongoing event season is living up to your expectations! Every year, we have run a “Worlds Meet Bar” in Autumn where people gather to reflect on the summer and to look forward to events still to come (this year and next). Why not join us?

“Worlds Meet” Bar
Date: Sun, Sep 30 from 17:00 to 21:30
Place: Cocktail Bar Concord 21(Hakodate, Honcho 1-42)
Theme: Talk about event experiences, drink world cocktails
Pricing: No cover charge, drinks 500 yen, soft drinks 300 yen (free snack with first drink)
Producers: Words Meet Japan
Inquiries: 0138-52-3815 (WMDF Secretariat)
Other: No advance registration available/necessary

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Earthquake Relief: Part any profits of this event will be donated to relief efforts for the Sept 8th earthquake centered around Abira.

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Other proceeds will be used to support the transformational social and educational projects of “Worlds Meet Japan” (registered as a non-profit General Incorporated Association).

Children of the World Festival, Edition 5

Children from many countries will gather during this long winter in Hokkaido!

The “Children of the World” Festival is a heart-warming event of world dance, music, chorus and friendship. Youth artists collaborate with local children to build this festival together.

For this fifth edition, there are three groups from overseas: “Pong Lang” from Thailand, Paul Hsu Senior High School from Taiwan and Etonos from Russia. They are accompanied and supported by local youth groups from Hakodate, plus a special appearance by the young-at-heart Hinokiya.

The high quality performances by children at this event always impress the adult audience. We are waiting to present you with a unique atmosphere to chase away the winter blues.

"Children of the World" Festival, Edition 5
Date: Mar 4 (Sun) 13:00 start
Place: Hakodate Geijutsu Hall (Goryokaku-cho 37-8)
Groups: "Pong Lang" a folklore band from Rachadabhisek high school (Thailand), 
A folklore dance club from Paul Hsu Senior High School (Taiwan), 
Etonos (Russia), Hinokiya and more.
Fee: 1,000 for Adults. 500 for Students. Free for babies and small children.
Tickets: Available in Hakodate Geijutsu Hall and at door.
Organiser: The Children of the World Committee, Worlds Meet Japan GIA.
Co-organiser: Hakodate Culture and Sports Shinkou Zaidan foundation.
Contact: 0138-51-5727 (Hitococochi, Inc, apologies but Japanese only)

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Children of the World, Edition 4

Children from overseas will gather in winter Hokkaido! “Children of the World” is a heart-warming festival of world dance, music, chorus and friendship. Youth artists collaborate with local kids to build this festival together.

For this fourth edition, there are three groups from overseas. “The Ranranga Dance Academy” from Sri Lanka, “Ensemble Diamonds of Anabara” from Russia and “Play Dance” group from Russia. Local groups include the “Hakodate Matoba JH School” Brass band, and a special appearance by the young-at-heart Hinokiya.

The high quality performances by children at this event always impress the adult audience. We are waiting to present you with a unique atmosphere to chase away the winter blues.

"Children of the World" Festival, Edition 4
Date: Feb 26 (Sun) 13:00 start
Place: Hakodate Shimin Kaikan (Yunokawa-cho 1-32-1)
Grops: The Ranranga Dance Academy (Sri Lanka), Ensemble Diamonds of Anabara (Russia), Play Dance (Russia), Hakodate Matoba JH School, "Honorary Kids For The Day" Hinokiya and more.
Fee: 1,000 for Adults. 500 for Students. Free for babies and little children.
Tickets: Available in Hakodate Shimin Kaikan and at door.
Organiser: The Children of the World Committee, Worlds Meet Japan GIA.
Co-organiser: Hakodate Culture and Sports Shinkou Zaidan foundation.
Contact: 0138-51-5727 (Hitococochi, Inc, apologies but Japanese only)

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