2009.7.7

Let's walk around OSAKA!! Part5

Walking through the Multicultural Areas of Osaka and enjoy the Danjiri Summer Festival

Walking tour's theme

 The outside of the Osaka Loop Line is home to one of Osaka’s multicultural areas. Japan’s largest Korean Town, located to the east of Tsuruhashi station, is where many Koreans residing in Japan and Korean-Japanese make their home. The culture of the area is neither Korean nor Japanese, but a unique culture which thrives alongside Japanese culture.  
 In this area, Miyukimori Shrine holds its summer festival on July 19th, during which the shrine’s Danjiri is paraded through the streets.

Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (scheduled),
  Sunday July 19th, 2009
Meeting Place: Lobby of Hotel Chuo at 12:45
1-1-12 Taishi, Nishinari-ku, Osaka 557-0002, Japan (Near the East Exit of Shin-Imamiya Station, JR Osaka Loop Line)
Seats: approx. 15 persons
Language: English & Chinese mandarin
Cost: Free, only actual expenses!!
Application: Email your request to the Hannan University (Email address: matsumuy@hannan-u.ac.jp) with name(s), age and sex of applicants, contact (applicant's hotel name, etc.) and email adress. The university will email you back for confirmation.