Social Events

Opening Ceremony

Date & Time: August 28 (Tue.), 2018 17:00-18:00
Venue: Room A (Main Hall), Sapporo Convention Center

Welcome Reception

Date & Time: August 28 (Tue.), 2018 18:00-19:30
Venue: Exhibition hall & Entrance hall & Outdoor Exhibition Space, Sapporo Convention Center

GALA Dinner

Date & Time: August 31 (Fri.), 2018 18:00- Welcome drink / 19:00- Party
Venue: Sapporo Park Hotel (approx. 10-15min by taxi from Congress venue)

Cultural Programme

Kimono Wearing

This program introduces the traditional Japanese culture of kimono wearing.
Kimono is a Japanese traditional garment. Touch and feel the traditional culture in a relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere.

Japanese Calligraphy

This program introduces Japanese Calligraphy, a Japanese traditional culture.
Beauty of Japanese Calligraphy is sought though the shape and position of the characters drawn, the gradation of the ink, and the force of the brushstrokes.
You can take home your work as a souvenir to remind you of your stay in Japan.

Japanese Tea Ceremony

This program introduces the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. The Japanese tea ceremony, also called the Way of Tea, is a Japanese cultural activity involving ceremonial preparation and serving of matcha, powdered green tea.
Experience the bitterness of the matcha together with the Japanese traditional sweets all served in an elegance way.

Flower arrangement

This program introduces the Japanese art of flower arrangement.
Enjoy the gorgeous world of colors. You can learn about the history behind the Japanese traditional culture.

Social Events

Opening Ceremony

Date & Time: August 28 (Tue.), 2018 17:00-18:00
Venue: Room A (Main Hall), Sapporo Convention Center

Welcome Reception

Date & Time: August 28 (Tue.), 2018 18:00-19:30
Venue: Exhibition hall & Entrance hall & Outdoor Exhibition Space, Sapporo Convention Center

GALA Dinner

Date & Time: August 31 (Fri.), 2018 18:00- Welcome drink / 19:00- Party
Venue: Sapporo Park Hotel (approx. 10-15min by taxi from Congress venue)

Cultural Programme

Kimono Wearing

This program introduces the traditional Japanese culture of kimono wearing.
Kimono is a Japanese traditional garment. Touch and feel the traditional culture in a relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere.

Japanese Calligraphy

This program introduces Japanese Calligraphy, a Japanese traditional culture.
Beauty of Japanese Calligraphy is sought though the shape and position of the characters drawn, the gradation of the ink, and the force of the brushstrokes.
You can take home your work as a souvenir to remind you of your stay in Japan.

Japanese Tea Ceremony

This program introduces the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. The Japanese tea ceremony, also called the Way of Tea, is a Japanese cultural activity involving ceremonial preparation and serving of matcha, powdered green tea.
Experience the bitterness of the matcha together with the Japanese traditional sweets all served in an elegance way.

Flower arrangement

This program introduces the Japanese art of flower arrangement.
Enjoy the gorgeous world of colors. You can learn about the history behind the Japanese traditional culture.