What We Do and Who We're for
We organize culture experience events and tours in Japan for everyone who...
・wants to learn more about traditional and modern Japanese culture through first hand experiences
・wants to meet people from around the world
・is interested in learning Japanese, English and other languages
・Experiences: sushi making class, tea ceremony workshop, kimono try-on, origami crafing, indigo fabric dyeing etc.
・Tours: rickshaw tour in Asakusa, cosplay and maid cafe tour in Akihabara, Tokyo Bay summer night cruise, autumn leaves viewing tour in Japanese gardens etc.
・Others: Visiting Japanese festivals and viewing performances such as Taiko drum shows and Rakugo narrative comedy shows etc.
The main motivation of our activities is to create more opportunities of cross-cultural interaction in Japan and to contribute to the preservation and promotion of Japanese cultural heritages. We are looking forward to seeing you!
・Event organizer/interpreter at Japanize (February 2014-Present)
Japanize is an NPO based in Tokyo that hosts events where local Japanese and internationals living in or visiting Japan can experience various aspects of Japanese culture together.
Please refer to our officlal website and our Facebook page for the details of the events that I organized.
・Japanese Cultural Representative in Epcot, Walt Disney World (March 2015-February 2016 )
One of the 4 theme parks in Walt Disney World in Florida is called Epcot, which celebrates the cultural diversity of the world with pavilions offering food and merchandise from 11 different countries.
As a Japanese cultural representative, I worked in the merchandise store in the Japan pavilion sharing Japanese culture to guests from all over the world.
Here is a web page that well summarizes what my former workplace is like.