Japanese calligraphy workshop for foreigners

The Yomiuri ShimbunA Japanese calligraphy workshop for foreigners will be held on Aug. 30 in conjunction with a Tokyo exhibition by the Yomiuri Shohokai calligraphy society. Calligraphers who are members of the society will provide lessons in English. The workshop is available for 40 foreigners of junior high school age or older. Admission is free but pre-registration is required.

The Yomiuri Shohokai’s Tokyo exhibition will be held from Aug. 23 to Sept. 3 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and The National Art Center, Tokyo.

■ Date and time: Aug. 30, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

■ Venue: The National Art Center, Tokyo, in the Roppongi district of Minato Ward, Tokyo

■ To apply, send a postcard with your name, address, gender, age, nationality and phone number to “Calligraphy Workshop” Section, Office of the Yomiuri Shohokai, The Yomiuri Shimbun, 100-8055. You can also apply by email to Applications must be submitted by July 31.

The workshop is organized by The Yomiuri Shimbun, the Yomiuri Shohokai and The Japan News, and is supported by CLAIR (the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations).

Tickets will be sent to workshop participants by mail in mid-August.Speech

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