International Association of Chigasaki is a nonprofit organization established in 1984. It is funded through membership fees and members volunteering their time and energy for various IAC projects.
We are making efforts through our grass-roots activities to improve our living conditions and environments via exchange and cooperation with people from around the world. Come join us and make a difference!
Number of Members (as of April, 2020)
Tuesday December 15th, 2020 Event
On December 7, 2020, a Bun-Raku Chigasaki Public Reading was held at Studio Berceau near Chigasaki Station by members of Shonan Sirene. In this event, ”Ubajima Tankenki,” an adventure story set on the Eboshiiwa, a rock bank off Chigasaki, and two Macedonian folk tales “the Frog and the Mouse” and “the North Wind” were introduced …
Tuesday December 8th, 2020 Event
On Sunday, November 15, from 10:00 to 15:00, IAC (International Association of Chigasaki) organized our first charity market at an assembly room of an apartment house near Aeon Style Shopping Mall, Chigasaki. Many events were cancelled because of the pandemic this year. Normally, IAC has a booth at the Fureai Civic Festival that has been held annually …
Monday December 9th, 2019 Event
On Sunday, November 24, IAC held a year-end party at the Seishonen-Kaikan Hall. Foreign people and partners who helped us this year, and students of our Japanese Language Classes were invited. The party was also to welcome the Australian university students who were staying with their host families in Chigasaki for 4 days and 3 nights. …
Friday November 8th, 2019 Event
The 36th Fureai Festival was held at the Chigasaki Central Park on November 3, 2019 (the Culture Day). This year again, IAC set up a bazaar booth in the festival as per every year past. When we started setting up our bazaar booth at 8 o’clock in the morning, it was cloudy and a little chilly, but it …
Tuesday October 15th, 2019 Event
On September 19th at Chigasaki Gender Equality Promotion Center IKORIA, IAC held a Disaster Prevention Seminar for Foreigners. It was the first joint project of the International Marriage and Child-Raising Circle and the Thursday Class of Japanese Language, and held as one of the Informative Workshops for Citizens administrated by the Lifelong Culture Learning Section …