Kashiwa Senior English Support
The Shohakutei guided tour on March 15, 2018 was finished. We appreciate many people who were interested in a guided tour of Japanese culture. Similar event will be held in near future. Please pay attention to further notice. Thanks again.
SLF Newsletter (Excerpt from Feb.2018 issue) A Guided Tour of the Tea House “SHOHAKUTEI” in Kashiwanoha Park for International Students of the University of Tokyo: Members of SLF’s English Language Team (KSES: Kashiwa Senior English Support) gave the above tour to the students from Austria and Russia on 15th November 2017. As you know, SHOHAKUTE has a noble gate called “Chumon” (middle gate), following the gate in the well-known tea house, “Kankyuan” in Kyoto. They experienced walking through the Roji (garden pass) divided into, outer, middle and inner gardens with a gate separating the three. And then Nijiri-Guchi (crawl in entrance), forgetting all worldly concerns and discarding their sense of …
KSES is planning to publish a leaflet of Tea House Guided tour for the Shohakutei tea house in Kashiwanoha Park with Park district office’s collaboration. To better understand the actual tour course, all staff of the KSES had a special preliminary guided tour on September 20 with favor of the Kashiwanoha Park office.
SLF’s office moved to new location at end of July from Tokatsu Techno Plaza. Contact address was changed as below, but telephone number, fax number, email address were unchanged. The new office is located around 10 minutes walk from east exit of Kashiwa RR station. New address: Kashiwa building 7F 6-4-24 Kashiwa, Kashiwa-shi, 277-0005 Chiba-ken