Category: Past Events

Past Events

Hatsumoude – New Years Prayers at Meiji Shrine

Hatsumoude is the custom of offering New Years’ prayers at a temple or shrine in Japan -and this year MSA started the new year by just doing just that! On…

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Bonenkai in Hokkaido 2018

On the 28th of December the Hokkaido team of MSA organized a bonenkai and 10 people gathered at “Crazy Spice” in Sapporo to say their last good bye to 2018 with…

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Kansai Bonenkai Karaoke Meet 2018

On Friday, December 14th, the MSA Kansai team organized the Bonenkai event named “Osaka: International Karaoke End of the Year Party” at Cassie’s bar in Namba, Osaka. 19 people joined the…

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An Adventure in Arashiyama

On Sunday, December 9th, the MSA Kansai team organized a day trip to Arashiyama in Kyoto. Despite the extremely windy and cold weather, we started from Kyoto Station towards Arashiyama…

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Okayama : A day trip to the mountain-top Bitchu-Matsuyama Castle

Okayama offers a perfect blend of city life and countryside, for in this prefecture you can head out to any direction and always find an adventure waiting to unfold. For…

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Bricolage Tea Ceremony with Toru Ota Sensei

Serving a simple bowl of tea to the guests with utmost respect has a history of more than 400 years in Japan. In its elegance and fine taste, Cha-no-yu (tea…

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Reception for MEXT Scholars 2018 in Tokyo

On November 17th, MEXT and JASSO held their annual reception for newly arrived MEXT scholars in Odaiba and MSA was also involved in the organization of this event. The main reception,…

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MSA Rafting Trip @ Okutama, October 20th 2018

On Saturday, the 20th of October, the MSA Kanto team organized for the first time an exciting outdoors activity: a half-day whitewater rafting trip at Okutama! The idea was to…

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MSA Welcome Meet Ups Autumn 2018

From October until November MSA held welcome meet ups in Hokkaido, Kanto, Kansai and Kyushu. We hope that everyone enjoyed the meet ups and made new friends and would like…

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Kansai: Get Ready For A Successful Job-Hunting In Japan

On Sunday, 28th October, 2018, MSA Kansai co-organized a career event with the Consortium of Universities in Hyogo and Kansai Economic Federation. Around 30 international students from many different countries participated. The event…