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■Designs for MIFA Festival Poster Wanted!
Designs for Poster of the 14th MIFA International Exchange Festival are wanted. Please handwrite or make on a computer a image of “International Friendship” and send its .jpg data to MIFA via email by Sept.7 (Fri.) noting your address, name, nationality, profession (name of school) and explanation of the design.
※A hand-made and unpublished design only.
※One design will be selected and will be announced on Oct.9 (Tue.)
※Copy right of the design will belong to MIFA.

Gist of the Festival
Purpose: 1) To make residents of Meguro City better familiar with MIFA
2) To deepen international friendship and mutual understandings
Theme Undecided ※to be discussed at the Festival meeting on Oct.6 (Sat.)
Date 10:00-16:00 on Jan.20 (Sun.), 2019
Venues *Main Hall at Meguro Persimmon Hall(1ー1ー1, Yakumo, Meguro-ku)
*Meguro Kumin Campus Park(1ー1ー12, Yakumo, Meguro-ku)
Organized by Meguro International Friendship Association(MIFA)
Co-organized by Meguro City, Eco-life Meguro Promotion Association
Sponsored by Undecided (Following companies kindly sponsored the previous festival.)

*Haagen-Dazs Japan, Inc.
*Miyagawa Conf. CO., Ltd.
*Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

Managed by The MIFA International Exchange Festival Committee
Volunteers Preparation Staff (50)/Support Staff (150) Total:200
Programs Meguro Kumin Campus Park Sales of food by embassies and restaurants located in Meguro City
Main Hall at Meguro Persimmon Hall ・Booths of embassies other organizations: Friendship between staff and visitors /・Sale/display of food and products

・Introduction to MIFA activities through workshops:Ikebana / Drink Corner / Stamp Rally / Disaster Awareness / Writing System/ Game of GO / Mini-Japanese Conversation Salon / Calligraphy

Stage:Opening Ceremony / Music, songs, dances, etc.
Small Hall at Meguro Persimmon Hall Display of MIFA activities / Taiwanese Tea Ceremony / Booth of Organizations of Int’l Cooperation / Friendship located in Meguro / Children Corner
B1F Rooms Japanese Tea Ceremony / Try-on Kimono
Expected number of visitors: 2,000 (in total)
Previous festival The 13th MIFA International Exchange Festival held on Feb.11 (Sun.) 2018:  Visitors: 2,000 including 400 non-native Japanese visitors / Volunteers: 227
The 14th MIFA International Exchange Festival Committee Meeting Schedule
July-August Performers, booth managers, and volunteers are recruited.
Sept.29(Sat.) 10:00-12:00(B1F Meeting Room15) Preparatory meeting
(Leaders of the previous committee and MIFA staff discuss the upcoming festival.)
Oct.6 (Sat.) 13:30-15:30 1st committee meeting
Nov.3 (Sat.) 10:00-12:00 2nd committee meeting
Nov.24 (Sat.) 10:00-12:00 3rd committee meeting
Dec.8 (Sat.) 10:00-12:00 4th committee meeting
Dec.22 (Sat.) 10:00-12:00 5th committee meeting
Jan.12 (Sat.) 10:00-12:00 6th committee meeting
Jan.17(Thurs.) 9:00-17:00 packing
Jan.18 (Fri.) 13:00-17:00 shipment in
Jan.19 (Sat.) 8:30-10:00 set up the park
9:00-12:00 set up Small Hall and rooms on B1F
10:00-13:00 set up foyer at Main Hall
9:00-18:00 rehearsal at Main Hall stage
Jan.20 (Sun.) 10:00-16:00 The 14th MIFA Festival
Jan.21 (Mon.) 9:00-11:00 shipment out
Jan.26 (Sat.) 10:00-12:00 7th festival meeting


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