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The "Shodo -Japanese Calligraphy- Workshop" will be held on July 30th at Kita-Aoyama Minato City Tokyo, sponsored by the Minato International Association.
If you are a foreigner interested in calligraphy, please join us.

Inquires:
Tel: 03-6440-0233 E-mail: office@minato-intl-assn.gr.jp

Let's Study "Shodo"!!

Let's Start to Study "Shodo" at NISHIGUCHI Kisui Shodo School!!

Let’s study Shodo, the traditional Japanese and Chinese Calligraphy at NISHIGUCHI Kisui Shodo School at Kagurazaka, Takanawa and Nihonbashi in Tokyo. Join us and study Shodo with us!

NISHIGUCHI Kisui Profile

NISHIGUCHI Kisui Profile
Shodo Calligrapher (Japanese & Chinese characters Calligrapher)
Representative of Shodo Calligraphy Study Institute IKUSUIKAI
& NISHIGUCHI Kisui Shodo Calligraphy School

Title: Shodo Calligrapher (Japanese & Chinese characters Calligrapher)
Representative of Shodo Calligraphy Study Institute IKUSUIKAI
& NISHIGUCHI Kisui Shodo Calligraphy School
Officer of YOMIURI Shohokai
Lecturer of YOMIURI Culture Center

Performance: Winner of the NITTEN that is the most prestigious art exhibition in Japan

Work Experience: Japanese Teacher of Senior & Junior High Schools

Qualifications: Japanese & Shodo Calligraphy Teaching Credentials of Senior & Junior High Schools officially issued by the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education

Education: Gakushuin University, Department of literature graduated
Arabic Islamic Institute in Tokyo (Tokyo Branch School of Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University in Saudi Arabia) , Arabic learning course graduated
( تخرجت من المعهد العربي الاسلامي في طوكيو( فرع جامعة الامام محمد بن سعود الاسلامية في المملكة العربية السعودية

Takanawa School
Time Table and Tuition

Takanawa School
Time Table and Tuition

Time Table of "3 times a month course "(In principle, 1st, 2nd and 3rd weeks * There may be irregularities)
Monday
A:10:30〜12:00 B:13:30〜15:00 C:15:30〜17:00
D:17:00〜18:30 E:18:30〜20:00
Thursdays
A:16:30〜18:00 B:18:00〜19:30 C:19:30〜21:00
Monthly Tuitions of "3 times a month course "
Adult: 7,500 yen
High School Student: 16,000 yen (One-time payment for 3 months, including competition magazine fee. Or Monthly payment 5,500 yen per month)
Under Junior High School Students: 14,000 yen (One-time payment for 3 months, including competition magazine fee. Or Monthly payment 5,000 yen per month)

Separate admission fee: Monthly Tuition
Time Table of "2 times a month course "
1st and 3rd Wednesday 10:15〜12:00
2nd and 4th Thursday A:10:15〜12:00 B:13:00〜14:45
2nd and 4th Friday 10:00〜11:45
1st and 3rd Sunday 16:30〜18:15
Monthly Tuition of "2 times a month course "
Adult: 6,000 yen (Prepaid 12,000 yen for 2 months)
Separate admission fee: 6,000 yen
1 day trial lesson
Adults can take a one-day trial lesson for a three-month course for 2,500 yen and a twice-monthly course for 3,000 yen.

Takanawa School Location

4-5-10 Takanawa, Minato-ku ZIP108-0074
Lampal Takanawa 102 
8 minutes walk from Takanawa exit of Shinagawa station
9 minutes walk from Takanawadai Station on the Toei Asakusa Line

Fudanotuji School
Time Table and Tuition

Fudanotuji (Tamachi Mita & Shiba ) School @FUDANOTSUJI Square
Time Table and Tuition

Location: FUDANOTSUJI Square 5-36-4 Shiba, Minato City, Tokyu
4 minute walk from JR Tamachi Station Mita Exit (West Exit)
4 minute walk from Toei Subway Mita Station A3 Exit or 3 minute walk from A4 Exit

Monthly Tuitions
Adult: 7,500 yen
High School Student: 16,000 yen (One-time payment for 3 months, including competition magazine fee. Or Monthly payment 5,500 yen per month)
Under Junior High School Students: 14,000 yen (One-time payment for 3 months, including competition magazine fee. Or Monthly payment 5,000 yen per month)

Separate admission fee: Monthly Tuition
Tme Table
Lesson day 3 times a month
1st, 2nd and 3rd Tuesday of every month

Lesson time
Morning class 9: 30-11: 45
Afternoon / Night class 13: 00-20: 30

Fudanotuji School Location

Location:
FUDANOTSUJI Square, 5-36-4 Shiba, Minato City, Tokyu
4 minute walk from JR Tamachi Station Mita Exit (West Exit)
4 minute walk from Toei Subway Mita Station A3 Exit or 3 minute walk from A4 Exit

Nihonbashi School @Ozu Washi
Time Table and Tuition

Nihonbashi School
Time Table and Tuition

Time Table
2nd and 4th Wednesday 10:15〜12:15
1st and 3rd Thursday 12:45〜14:45
Monthly Tuition
6,000 yen (Prepaid 12,000 yen for 2 months)
Separate admission fee: 6,000 yen
1 day trial lesson
At the above course dates and times, you can also take a one-day experience course for 3,000 yen each time. We will lend you tools including teaching materials. For inquiries, please contact the Nishiguchi Kisui Calligraphy School or contact Ozu Washi (in charge: Ms. Nakamura and Ms. Ozeki Tel. 03-3663-8788).

Nihonbashi School @Ozu Washi Location

Ozu Honkan Building, 3-6-2 Nihonbashihoncho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Nihonbashi Ozu Washi 2nd Floor Cultural Class

2 minutes walk from Exit 5 of Shin-Nihombashi Station on the JR Sobu Line
5 minutes walk from Exit A6 of Mitsukoshimae Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line and Hanzomon Line
5 minutes walk from Exit 3 of Kodemmacho Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line

Kagurazaka School
Time Table and Tuition

Kagurazaka School
Time Table and Tuition

Time Table
Friday & Saturday of June ※Please inqire about the detail of the time table.
Monthly Tuitions
Adult: 6,000 yen
High School Student: 16,000 yen (One-time payment for 3 months, including competition magazine fee. Or Monthly payment 5,500 yen per month)
Under Junior High School Students: 14,000 yen (One-time payment for 3 months, including competition magazine fee. Or Monthly payment 5,000 yen per month)

Separate admission fee: Monthly Tuition
1 day trial lesson
Adults can take a one-day trial lesson for 2,000 yen.

Kagurazaka School Location

The AKAGI Lifelong Learning Center of Shinjyuku Ward
1-3 Akagimotomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo ZIP162-0817

3 mininutes Waik from Kagurazaka Station on the Tokyo Metro Tozai Line (Exit 1b)
7 mininutes Waik from Ushigome Kagurazaka Station on the Toei Subway Oedo Line (Exit A3)
15 mininutes Waik from Iidabashi Station on the JR Chuo Line

Get "Cultural Activities Visa" to Master Shodo

If you want to master Shodo calligraphy in earnest, we would be able to help you to get the Cultural Activities Visa.
To obtain a cultural activity visa, you need to promise to come to school for about 80 hours a month, and there are some other conditions that you must promise.
Our Shodo School will support you to obtain the visa and you could concentrate to study Shodo for 6months or more to master Shodo.

Tution Fee
1 year course 660,000 yen(※60,000 yen/month X 11months)
Half year (6months) course 360,000 yen(※60,000 yen/month X 6months)

※In addition, you would be responsible for the cost of calligraphy tools, learning materials and work production while you are studying.
Japanese Immigration Application Cost for Cultural Activities Visa
JPY50,000 (Best Effort Basis; we cannot guarantee your application.)
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