kokoka Open Day

Look・listen・eat – experience different cultures! kokoka Open Day 2023. We are waiting for you this year, again, on the 3rd of November!♪

kokoka Open Day2023 Program

1.World Market and Food Stalls

You can enjoy cuisine and goods from all over the world!

Time10:00 - 16:00

2.World Music, Dance and Performance

You can enjoy music and dance performance from diferent countries.
*Performers and Schedule⇒Click HERE

PlaceLobby(1F) and Round Stage
Time10:00 - 16:00

3.Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the sister city affiliation between Kyoto and Cologne【Panel and book exhibition】

Panels and books introducing Kyoto's sister city, Cologne, Germany, will be on display.

Time10:00 - 16:00

4.Kyoto City Project of Praying for Peace

Displaying posters related to the atomic bombing.

PlaceSister City Corner/Exhibition Room(2F)
Time10:00 - 16:00

5.Introducing to Civil Society Organizations

Several organizations will be introduced.

PlaceParking area
Time10:00 - 16:00

6.Get a kokoka balloon

First come, first served! The first 500 children will receive a kokoka original balloon.
*One ballon per kids

PlaceParking area
Time10:00 - 16:00(Ends as they run out)

7.Spice Market

A corner selling spices and herbs from around the world. Also providing a stamp rally. Go to these shops and get prizes!

PlaceParking Area
Time10:00 - 16:00

8.Get our original goods(Social welfare corporation Ikuseinokai Yoshidafukushikojo)

Original goods will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis. You’d better hurry as we only have a limited number of the items!

PlaceParking area
Time10:00 - 16:00(Ends as they run out)
SupportSocial welfare corporation Ikuseinokai Yoshidafukushikojo

9.kokoka Flea Market for Foreign Residents

Flea Market for Foreign Residents event organized by kokoka volunteers.

*Foreign residents only. Please bring your ID (ex: resident card, passport, etc.)
*Anyone can enter from 14:30 to 15:30
*Entry and shopping hours may be limited in case of congestion.

PlaceSpecial Conference Room
Time10:00 - 16:00(Last Entry 15:30)

10.Welcome to kokoka Playground!

We will provide live updates of Open Day online.
Also, let's enjoy various games together in the booth. It is a project for new encounters and exchanges beyond nationalities, both online and in real life.

①kokoka Family Program: “Resin workshop with International students in Kyoto”
②kokokids event “Kids Festa”

PlaceEvent Hall(1F)
Time10:00 - 16:00 (Last Entry 15:30)

11.Feel like playing with kanji?

Let's play with Kanji characters with Online Nihongo volunteers! Rediscover the fun of Kanji through games, quizzes and calligraphy experience using Kanji!

PlaceConference Room No. 1・2(1F)
Time10:00 - 16:00

12.Enjoy Ethnic Costumes! ①Costumes of the World ②Japanese Kimono

Enjoy wearing ethnic costumes and kimono and take pictures!

Time10:00 - 16:00 Last Entry/ ①15:30 ②15:00
※②Kimono experience is not open from 11:30 to 12:30.
Time Limit①30 min. per person ②60 min. per person
Fee①\500, \300 for children under elementary school age ②1,000円

13.Japanese Speech Room

Students studying in the kokoka volunteer Japanese class will give speeches in Japanese. Please come to cheer them on!

PlaceSeminar room(3F)
Time13:30 - 15:30

14.Let's Learn about Ukraine culture! ~Experience Ukrainian culture!~

Get to know Ukurainian culture! Join us, you can know its past and present!

Workshops: Easy Ukurainian language, Cossack calligraphy, Egg art(Pisanka), Petrykivka painting(traditional ornament)etc./paid)

Panel exhibition on Ukraine, Talk show by Ukurainians etc./no charge

For detail⇒Check the program!

Event schedule(Flyer/PDF)

PlaceConference Room No. 3・4(3F)
Time10:00 - 16:00