ONLINE Meguro International Exchange Festival 2021

Created on October 18, 2021

  1. Background / purpose
    The association was planning to hold an international exchange festival at Meguro Persimmon Hall on January 24, 2021 (Sun) and January 30, 2022 (Reiwa 4), but the new model In order to prevent coronavirus infection, all of them were canceled, and the opportunity to deepen international exchange and mutual understanding in the region was lost for the second consecutive year.
    Therefore, in 2021 (Reiwa 3), we will hold an online international exchange festival for the purpose of exchanging information and sharing values ​​on the Web.
  2. Business name
    Online Meguro International Exchange Festival (hereinafter referred to as “festival”)
  • The conventional name of “MIFA International Exchange Festival” will be changed to “Meguro International Exchange Festival” from 2021 (Reiwa 3).
  1. Purpose
    To deepen the understanding of the inhabitants of the multicultural society through the introduction and experience of our association and the international exchange groups in the ward, and to deepen the international exchange and mutual understanding of the region in an international atmosphere.
  2. Organizer
    Meguro International Exchange Association (hereinafter referred to as “MIFA”)
  3. Co-sponsored
    Meguro
  4. Date and time
    February 6, 2022 (Sun) 10: 00-16: 00
  5. Venue
    Online
  6. Theme
    “Enjoy an online international exchange in Meguro!” (Your recommended theme is being sought.)
  7. Media
    Zoom (MIFA will create an event “Meguro International Festival” on the association’s account and provide it to each program)
  8. Implementing entity
    Online Meguro International Exchange Festival Executive Committee (hereinafter referred to as “Executive Committee”) * Consists of exhibitors of this project and MIFA secretariat
  9. Contents (example)
    ◇ Online booth (YouTube)
    — Organizations (NGOs / NPOs, international organizations, public institutions, educational institutions, companies, territorial organizations, groups and other various organizations) engaged in activities related to international exchange and cooperation activities will exhibit at the video link. , Introduce daily activities and their results to viewers. MIFA will post the booth name, booth caption, featured image, and video link URL on its website.
  • Exhibitor: Open call for participants
  • Exhibition fee: Free
  • Example of the contents of the exhibition video
    ・ Group activities, annual reports (especially appeals and events that you want to emphasize)
    ・ Posting newsletters, reports, enlightenment materials, etc.
    ・ Appeal and policy proposals to achieve the purpose of the organization
    ・ Introduction of sales of fair trade goods, etc.

◇ Online stage (YouTube)
— Introducing the performance of the stage where groups and individuals who are conducting various stage programs such as folk dance and music for the purpose of international cultural exchange can experience the culture of each country as familiar with the video link. MIFA will post the booth name, booth caption, featured image, and video link URL on its website.

  • Example of exhibition video content
    ·workshop
    ・ Folk music / folk dance / foreign festival scenes, etc.
  • Exhibitor: Open call for participants
  • Performance fee: Free

◇ Online kitchen (YouTube)
— Groups / individuals who wish to introduce international cuisine will introduce the dishes (recipe) that viewers want to make with the link of the video, and deepen their understanding of the food culture of each country. MIFA will post the booth name, booth caption, featured image, and video link URL on its website.

  • Exhibitor: Open call for participants
  • Exhibition fee: Free

◇ Online seminar (YouTube)
— Introducing seminars, etc. with video links that will help viewers deepen their understanding of international exchange and lead to one step in their activities. MIFA will post the booth name, booth caption, featured image, and video link URL on its website.

  • Example of seminar video content
    ・ Talk sessions / seminars, lectures,
    ・ Panel discussion, etc.
  • Example of the contents of the project
    ・ Dissemination of the idea of ​​international exchange and cooperation, understanding of different cultures
    ・ Seminar on the theme of multicultural coexistence
    ・ Efforts for international understanding education and development education, etc.
  • Exhibitor: Open call for participants

◇ Online International Understanding Session (Zoom)
— The instructor will introduce the culture of the country / region of origin to the participants online using Zoom (within 1 hour), and with the participants
We will deepen international understanding through questions and answers.

  • Exhibitor: Open call for participants
  • Lecturers will use the Zoom event “Online Meguro International Exchange Festival” provided by MIFA.
  • Applicants (upper limit: 50 first-come-first-served basis) can apply by filling out the form on the MIFA website.
    ◇ Online Japanese Conversation Lesson (Zoom)
    — Foreign participants and Japanese participants will deepen their international understanding by exchanging online on some themes in Japanese using Zoom as the Japanese coordinator progresses. At the end of the session, the Japanese coordinator will guide you to MIFA and the Japanese language classes in the ward. It will be divided into beginner class and intermediate class according to the Japanese proficiency level of foreign participants.
    Exhibitor: Open call for participants
  • Japanese coordinators will use the Zoom event “Online Meguro International Exchange Festival” provided by MIFA.
  • Applicants (upper limit: 50 people, first-come-first-served basis) can apply by filling out the form on the MIFA website.

◇ Online Foreign Language Conversation Lesson (Zoom)
— A foreign instructor will hold a basic conversation lesson (within 1 hour) in the native language for participants who have made a reservation in advance to deepen their international understanding through learning the language.
Exhibitor: Open call for participants

  • Lecturers will use the Zoom event “Online Meguro International Exchange Festival” provided by MIFA.
  • Applicants (upper limit: 50 people, first-come-first-served basis) can apply by filling out the form on the MIFA website.

◇ Other programs (YouTube or Zoom)
— We will hold online events that are judged to be feasible according to the requests of groups and individuals.

  1. Exhibition conditions (video: YouTube, etc.)
    (1)Must be an original video that matches the activities of the group
    (2)The work must not infringe the rights of a third party, such as copyright, other intellectual property rights, and portrait rights. In the unlikely event that a third party claims copyright infringement or compensation for damages, the organizer will not be held responsible, and the exhibitor shall resolve it at his / her own risk and expense. Exhibitors are responsible for using music, etc. that has been copyrighted at the applicant’s responsibility, or original works.
    (3)If the image is visible to the extent that an individual can be identified, the exhibitor must obtain the consent of the exhibitor before applying.
    (4)It must not be a video that violates laws and regulations, works that violate public order and morals, sales advertisements for commercial purposes, videos whose main purpose is religious missions, etc., or videos that infringe the rights of third parties.
    (5)Videos such as sales advertisements for commercial purposes (excluding sales of fair trade goods, etc.), videos whose main purpose is religious missions, etc., and videos that do not contain content that violates laws and regulations or public order and morals.
    (6)The executive committee may check the content of the video and cancel the distribution if it violates the above conditions or if it is judged inappropriate due to lack of consideration in terms of expression in light of the purpose of this festival.
    (7)Exhibited works will not be returned. The source submits the copied data as a work.
    (8)The copyright of the work belongs to the creator, but the executive committee may use the work by the organizer for the purpose of publicizing the festival.
    (9)The executive committee will decide on the disclosure of the recorded contents.
  2. Exhibition conditions (Zoom)
    (1)It must be an original project that matches the purpose of this festival
    (2)It should not be a project that violates laws and regulations, works that violate public order and morals, sales advertisements for commercial purposes, etc., whose main purpose is to spread religion, or that infringes the rights of a third party.
    (3)Planning for sales advertisements for commercial purposes, planning for the main purpose of religious missions, etc., and planning that does not violate laws and regulations or public order and morals.
    (4)The executive committee may cancel the project if it confirms the content of the project and determines that it is inappropriate, such as violating the above conditions or lacking consideration for expression in light of the purpose of this festival.
    (5)The copyright of the project belongs to the executive committee.
    (6)The executive committee will decide the disclosure of the recorded contents.
  3. Participation application procedure
    ・ Recruitment period: 2021 October 18th (Monday) to November 30th (Tuesday)
    ・ Address: Meguro International Exchange Association (MIFA)
    5F, Meguro-ku General Government Building Annex, 2-19-15 Kamimeguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-0051
    Email: info@mifa.jp
    Participation consent form .pdf
    ・ Participation application forms
    Online booth .pdf
    Online stage .pdf
    Online kitchen .pdf
    Online seminar .pdf
    Online International Understanding Session .pdf
    Other programs .pdf
    Exhibitor Group Survey Form .pdf * MIFA registered groups do not need to submit.
    ・ If you wish to participate, please send the participation consent form, participation application form, and source group survey form to the above e-mail address within the above recruitment period.

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