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1. Enjoy singing one song of Japanese language, and get familiar with Japanese language and culture.

2. All ages ( no unaccompanied minors please )

3. I choose a cover song/ or my song, and sing and play guitar. We sing together in Japanese.

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Let's sing in Japanese, from a movie " Spirited Away" at a movie theater.

On Sunday, Oct 27th, join me to sing a song at a party room of movie theater, Regal City North IMAX & RPX, in Chicago. After the meet up, let’s watch the Studio Ghibli movie and Hayao Miyazaki’s movie, ”Spirited Away”. I would like to get together with friends and music lovers who would like to try singing in Japanese. I will sing and play guitar a cover song, would you like to sing along with me? The song is "Always with me” (In Japanese, “Itsumo Nandodemo”, and sung and composed by Yumi Kimura, lyrics by Wakako Kaku ). It will be fun singing in Japanese! Please purchase your own movie ticket if you would like to watch the movie after the singing meet up. Here is the movie ticket information (Limited number of tickets available):http://gkidstickets.com/us/spiritedaway/?campaign=gkidssite Here is the movie information:https://gkids.com/films/spirited-away/ Participants: All Ages, but no unaccompanied minors please. Note: This is a PG rated movie. For more information, go to https://m.imdb.com/title/tt0245429/parentalguide?ref_=m_tt_stry_pg Registration: Limited number of participants. You are required to register here RSVP, on Eventbrite here. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-sing-in-japanese-from-a-movie-spirited-away-at-a-movie-theater-then-lets-watch-a-movie-tickets-76286064673 Things to Prepare (Recommended) : -Please purchase your movie ticket beforehand if you are watching the movie -Smile -No food allowed to be brought inside the theater, but the food and drinks can be purchased at the theater and to the party room. Meet up location: The singing location will be in a 1st party room at the movie theater, Regal City North IMAX & RPX. Address: 2600 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647 Schedule: 11:30am - Singing in Japanese Meet up start 12:30PM-Meet up ends 12:30PM- 12:55 PM Break until the movie starts. (about 25min). 12:55PM- about 3PM Watch Movie, "Spirited Away" If you have any questions, please email me at [masked] Thank you! Arigatoo gozaimasu! Sincerely, Keiko Takenaka Japanese language specialist at GEN-J Program Grassroots Exchange Network Japan http://keikotakenaka.wixsite.com/mysite/about-me

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