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, 2022)
1, May, 2022 In fall 2020, IAC’s North Macedonia Fellowship Group involved in a project to make Japanese edition of Macedonian folktales, and in March 2022, a collection book (including 8 Macedonian folktales) was issued. The books were presented to the public elementary schools and the library in Chigasaki City in April 2022. The relationship …
To raise funds for our activities in the international cooperation, International Association of Chigasaki (IAC) holds rummage sales. This year we hosted a “Please-Take-What-You-Want Market” at an IAC member’s garage on Saturday and Sunday 26-27 February. Not only the leftovers from the last rummage sale we also had new stuffs that IAC members brought for …
International Association of Chigasaki (IAC) throws an annual Year-End Party in December. Last year, we were planning to hold it on Sunday 12 December at the Community Hall, 6th floor, City Hall Annex Building. Unfortunately however, it was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic. Having discussed, the committee decided to hold a Year-End Party online instead …
Christmas is just around the corner! Let’s bake German sweets this month. Germany is famous for its beautiful Christmas markets and shimmering decorations. Ms. Annette Ziewer of Dusseldorf taught us recipes for three typical Christmas sweets. The macaroons look different than the one we know and we can see the cultural differences in sweets. Their …
So many sculls everywhere!? Mexico’s “Day of the Dead” The Day of the Dead is Mexico’s biggest traditional event celebrated annually on the 1st and 2nd of November. It has become popular worldwide since The Disney Pixar film “Remember Me” introduced the celebration as movie’s central theme. The celebration is to remember the past lives and a …