WORKSHOPS

BJLC school offers wide variety of cultural workshops for individuals and groups to experience and connect with Japanese culture and people.

All of cultural presenters are either native Japanese speakers or had training in Japan for their field. 

  For a larger group, you can combine a few workshop topics to arrange your original Japanese cultural day.

SHODO WORKSHOP

Japanese Calligraphy

Date and Time: Weekday 10-12
Location: at your venue

  • Group Lesson (upto 21pp/group): Please inquire

 

You will receive the lesson on:
- Introduction to Japanese Calligraphy - Tools of Calligraphy

- Variety of stroke shapes

- A word of your choice

- Your name in Japanese writing

If you are looking for regular calligraphy lessons, it is available in New Farm Classroom. Click here.

SADO WORKSHOP

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Japanese Way of Tea

Date and Time: Weekday 10-12

Location: at your venue

 

  • Group Lesson (upto 21pp/group): Please inquire
     

 

You will receive the lesson on:
- Introduction to Japanese Tea Ceremony

- Utensils of Tea Ceremony

- Japanese Tea Etiquette

- Serving of Matcha tea and      tiny sweets 

KIMONO WORKSHOP

 

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Japanese Traditional Clothing

Date and Time: Weekday 10-12

Location: at your venue

  • Group Lesson (demonstration): Please inquire

You will receive the lesson on:

- Introduction to Kimono Dressing

- Materials, parts and accessories

- Kimono Etiquette

- Way to dress Kimono

YUKATA WORKSHOP

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Japanese Cotton Kimono Dressing

Date and Time: Weekday 10-12
Location: at your venue

  • Group Lesson (upto 21pp/group): Please inquire

 

You will receive the lesson on:
- Introduction to Yukata

- Accessories

- How to dress in Yukata

- Practice dressing

ORIGAMI WORKSHOP

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Japanese Paper Folding

Date and Time: Weekday 10-12
Location: at your venue

  • Group Lesson (upto 21pp/group): Please inquire

 

You will receive the lesson on:
- Introduction to Origami

- Folding words in Japanese

- How to fold simple origami

- Make origami item to take home

IKEBANA WORKSHOP

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Japanese Flower Arrangement

Date and Time: Weekday 10-12
Location: at your venue

  • Group Lesson (upto 21pp/group): Please inquire

 

You will receive the lesson on:
- Introduction to Ikebana: history, styles, tools

- How to make mini arrangement

- Make arrangement to take home

YOSAKOI WORKSHOP

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Japanese Dancing

Date and Time: Weekday 10-12
Location: at your venue

Yosakoi is a form of dance with traditional fisherman's music recomposed for young students. This dance is popular for upper primary students in Japan.

  • Group Lesson (upto 21pp/group): Please inquire

 

You will receive the lesson on:
- Introduction to Yosakoi

- Learn movement

- Dance along the music

AIKIDO WORKSHOP

Martial Arts Session

Japanese Martial Arts

Date and Time: Weekday 10-12
Location: at your venue or at dojo

Aikido is one of Japanese martial arts established mainly for self defence.

  • Group Lesson (demonstration): Please inquire

 

You will receive the lesson on:
- Introduction to Aikido

- Demonstration

- Practice some Kata (form)

OTHER  AVAILABLE
TOPICS

[Art]

  • Sumie: Japanese Ink Painting

  • Bon Dance: Japanese folk dance with Taiko


[Communication]

  • Introductory to Japanese Culture

  • Japanese Communication

  • Japanese Etiquette

  • Japanese Business Communication

  • Japanese Business Etiquette

[Language]

  • Kanji Story for Kids

  • Introduction to basic 200 Kanji by the author of Coco and Gold Flute

  • Secret of Japanese Diet

[Health and Sustainability]

  • Furoshiki Wrapping

  • Japanese Healing Pastel Art

Please request for other topics.