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Volunteers Wanted for the 14th MIFA International Exchange Festival

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Performers for the 14th MIFA International Exchange Festival Wanted!

(1)Time: 12:00-16:00 on Jan.20 (Sun.), 2019
(2)Venue: Main Hall at Meguro Persimmon Hall(1200 can be seated; 18m(W) 14m(D) 22m(H)
(3)Eligibility: All of the following conditions have to be met.
1) To be a group related to Meguro City.
2) To be able to introduce traditional overseas/Japanese culture to the audience
3) To be a group consisting both of Japanese and non-Japanese
4) To be able to collaborate with the audience during the performance.
※Ages, nationalities, professionals/amateurs do not matter.
(4)Honorarium for performance: not applicable
(5)Fee for an entry: not applicable
(6)Apply: Inform MIFA via email (info@mifa.jp) by Oct.22 (Mon.) of
your group’s name, the name of the person in charge, type of your
performance, description of how your group meets the eligibilities of
1) through 4) of the above.

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 Festival! Travel around the World in Meguro
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 *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
Food (Indonesia / Turkey / Thai / Sri Lanka / China)
Main Hall at Meguro Persimmon Hall
Programs highlighted with “★” are required to make a reservation. (FCFS)

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 group/team meeting
Dec.8 (Sat.) 10:00-12:00 3rd committee meeting
Dec.22 (Sat.) 10:00-12:00 group/team meeting
Jan.12 (Sat.) 10:00-12:00 4th 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 5th festival meeting


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