Academic Calendar

Spring 2014

Event Date
Entrance Ceremony 7 April
Orientation for new students 8 April
Classes of the first semester starts and course orientation 9 April
Experience Japanese Culture: HANAMI (cheery blossom viewing) 11 April
Experience Japanese Culture: IKEBANA (art of flower arrangement) 18 April
Sports Festival 18 April
Kobe Festival 18 May
Exchange activity with university students 29 May
Midterm examination of first semester 3 June
EJU, BJT 15 June
Experience Japanese Culture: KABUKI (japanese dance-drama) 18 June

Summer 2014

Event Date
Entrance Ceremony 26 June
Orientation for new students 27 June
JLPT 6 July
Summer Course Starts 7 July
Experience Japanese Culture: ETEGAMI (picture postcard) 15 July
Welcome Party for new students at Suma Beach 25 July
KIMONO wearing class and firewors appreciation (HANABI) at Kobe Port 2 August
Summer vacation 2 - 17 August
Classes start 18 August
Final examination of the first semester 2 September

Fall 2014

Event Date
Fall vacation 20 September - 5 October
Entrance ceremony 2 October
Orientation for new students 3 October
Second semester starts 6 October
Sports Festival 17 October
EJU 9 November
BJT 16 November
Midterm examination of the second semester 17 November
Experience Japanese Culture: ETEGAMI (picture postcard) 2 December
Anniversary of school foundation (26th) 5 December
Kizuna party 12 December

Winter 2014-15

Event Date
Winter vacation 13 December - 7 January 2015
Entrance ceremony 6 January 2015
Orientation about daily life for new students 7 January 2015
Classes starts 8 January 2015
Experience Japanese Culture: HATSUMODE (first visit of the year to shrine) 8 January 2015
Volunteer activity in the memorial of Hanshin earthquake disaster 16 January 2015
Speech contest 6 February 2015
Final examination (Second semester) and collection of works 19 February 2015
Speech contest with Kobe YMCA 5 March 2015
Graduation ceremony and party 20 March 2015

Spring 2015

Event Date
Entrance ceremony 6 April 2015
Orientation for new students 7 April 2015
Classes of the first semester starts 8 April 2015

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