Social Activities

1. Welcome Reception: Tuesday 6:00pm, Nov. 14

A welcome reception will be held on the exchange hall of the Centennial Hall Kyushu University School of Medicine. All participants and accompanying persons are invited, free of charge, to attend.

2. Excursion: Friday 2:30pm, Nov. 17

The workshop will organize a tour to gOzumo Kyushu Bashoh (November Grand Sumo Wrestling Tournament), which will be held at Fukuoka Convention Center. gOzumoh is a traditional wrestling sport in Japan, and is one of official professional sumo tournament. In 2017, gOzumo Kyushu Bashoh is scheduled during November 12-26 in Fukuoka. Pre-booking (maximum number of participants is 100 passengers and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis) is necessary to attend the tour.

Kyushu Basho 2016 (Provided by Nihon Sumo Kyokai)

3. Banquet: Friday 7:00pm, Nov. 17

The workshop banquet will be held in the main hall of Hakata Hyakunengura (Ishikura Brewery), which is located 7 min. walk from Chiyo Kenchoguchi station. Ishikura Brewery Hyakunengura is one of the oldest Sake Brewery in Fukuoka over 140 years old, and the building is also about 140 years old.  Pre-booking is necessary for the banquet.

Hakata Hyakunengura (Provided by Ishikura Brewery)