KODOMO'NO TAME'NO KENKYUSHO
Kodomo'no tame'no Kenkyusho (literal translation = Laboratory for Children / Research Institute for Children)
SPECIAL INITIATIVES FOR CHILDREN
The Japan Institute for Culture & International Exchange hosts, supports, and disseminates information on special initiatives that are dedicated to children. Be it culture, education, art, sports, or entertainment, the activities the institute is involved in bring intelligible and memorable experiences built for children to play, learn and explore. The institute also supports children programmes in Japan that have a desire to involve a more international audience, encompassing everything from cultural experiences, to national level sports competitions.
TAKANOHANA SENSEI - SUMO FOR CHILDREN
Passed Event - July 5th, 2019
On July 5th, 2019 the Institute hosted a workshop lead by Takanohana Oyakata. Children of over 10 different nationalities participated in learning the basic moves of Sumo, getting some insights of wisdom, along with challenging themselves to a wrestle with Takanohana-san himself.
JAPAN YOUTH BOULDERING COMPETITION
September 28-29th, 2019
The first All Japan youth (elementary school) bouldering competition with the objective of nurturing potential competitors and champions of tomorrow from Japan, towards the 2024 Paris Olympics.
(Info and registration in English)