Since April, 2014 Nomi city employs Vadim Bushmakin (from Russia) as an International Relations Coordinator. At Nomi city the IRC supports language learning neccesary for promotion of the region's international understanding and communication. The support is conducted through the following activities. If you would like to get a IRC dispatched, please submit the "IRC dispatchment application" in the "See also" section at the bottom.
New! The application form was changed as of June, 8 2017! Please make sure to use the new one.
Calling for participants for
"Vadim's International Exchange Salon"
Talking sessions Cooking classes
Held by： Nomi city Board of Education Lifelong Learning SectionContents： This is a Salon for citizens and residing foreigners to communicate freely. Free communication sessions, cooking classes, themed activities and much more! Next Salons will be as follows:
October, 28 (Sun) Theme: Communication of Different CulturesTime: 15:00～17:00Where: Neagari Learning Center, Study room 2On this day we will talk about communication of representatives of different cultures lving in Nomi city and Japanese residents of the city. November, 17 (Sat) Theme: Nomi International Friendship AssociationTime: 15:00～17:00Where: Terai District Public Hall, room 202On this day we will talk about NIFA, one of the biggest volunteer organisations doning international exchange activities in Nomi city.Fee: 100 yen (collected on the day)Capacity: no limits. No preliminary application required, please feel free to join on the day!Audience: Anybody interested in the culture of other countries.Kids under the age of elementary school level, we ask if you could please participate in the "Eigo De Asobō" (held at city libriaries) instead. Inquiry： Lifelong Learning Division (Tel. 0761－58－2272)
Conducting International Exchange Events
New! Dates for events in 2018 updated!
Parties are held for Elementary school kids of 1 and 2 grades, devided by Junior High School districts. Help and participation of CIRs and ALTs from all over the prefecture is also acquired.
Halloween parties （October）
Let's play games dressed as scary ghosts or in other unique costumes. You get something sweet for that.Intended for： city elementary schools 1 grade students (information leaflets will be distributed at schools) Participation fee： 100 yenPlease bring: a drink【Neagari district】 Neagari General Culture Hall October, 12 (Fri)【Terai district】 Terai District Public Hall October, 19 (Fri)【Tatsunokuchi district】 Tatsunokuchi Welfare Hall October, 26 (Fri)For previous year's parties report, see Facebook link below:
Easter parties （March）
Let's make Easter eggs and play games.Intended for： city elementary schools 2 grade students (information leaflets will be distributed at schools) Participation fee： 100 yenPlease bring: a basket to put a boiled egg, 1 boiled egg, a drink【Neagari district】 Neagari General Culture Hall March, 14 (Thu)【Terai district】 Terai District Public Hall March, 12 (Tue)【Tatsunokuchi district】 Tatsunokuchi Welfare Hall March, 19 (Mon)A "Russian Style New Year party" is conduted for nursery school children (aged 4 and up) and elementary school children and members of their families.
Russian Style New Year party (December or January)
We will introduce how New Year is celebrated in Russia, play New Year games, enjoy singing and dancing. There will be cartoons and toys, sweets making experience available. In 2018 it will be conducted on December, 22 (Sat) 14:00~16:30!Where： Neagari General Culture Hall Round Hall （Ishikawa pref., Nomi city, Taisei machi Nu 118）Audience：nursery school children, elementary school children and members of their familiesFee：100 yen, additional 100 for sweets making experience (for ingridientss)Capacity： 100 persons (first-come-first-serve basis)New! For this year's party details see link below.
Russian Style New Year Party (Nomi city Facebook)
●English classes （Beginner level, intermediate-upper level）
●Russian classes (Beginner level)
Visits to nursery schools and schools
During the year the city nursery schools and schools are visited, International Exchange lessons, English lessons, International Understanding lessons are conducted.
Exchange with IRC is deepened through games.
Language teaching and translation in schools is also available if applied.