Monthly Archives: June 2016

Farewell Gathering for Mr. Miwa of the Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Today government officials, distinguished guests, and members of the Kansai Consular Corps came together to bid farewell to Mr. Miwa of the Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In his role as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kansai Region, Mr. Miwa worked tirelessly to strengthen relations between the community and the Kansai Consular Corps. We are deeply grateful for his valuable contribution.

The Kansai Consular Corps avails itself of this opportunity to extend a warm welcome to Mr. Miwa’s successor, Ambassador Suzuki.

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Invitation to International Yoga Day in Kansai From the Consulate General of India in Osaka-Kobe

I am delighted to share this invitation to the 2nd International Yoga Day in Kansai, from the Consulate General of India in Osaka-Kobe!

The celebration will take place at Osaka Castle and all those interested – from beginners to experienced – are welcome to join!

What is “International Yoga Day”?
It is a celebration of yoga, declared to be internationally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on December 11, 2014. Over 177 countries co-sponsor the event, and in 2015 around 190 countries around the world held events.

Please see the flyer below for a more detailed explanation.
Hope to see you there, rain or shine!

Date: 19 June 2016 (Sunday)
Time: 10:00am-15:00 (Gates open 9am, Free Main Event from 10:00-11:00, paid events follow)
Place: Osaka Castle, Nishinomaru Garden

English flyer