In order to promote multiculturalism, the IIA holds the various lectures for understanding different cultures, as well as other courses in the city to increase citizen's awareness of other cultures and to foster local leaders in multiculturalism.

Events recruiting participants

1. Improve Your Disaster Preparedness!   https://iia-fukushima.or.jp/en/oubou/

Events held this year

1. ジャスティンに学ぼう~スマホを使った写真講座

2. Japanese language support volunteer training course (on ZOOM)

Event category

1. Food Cooking Class

2. Experiencing Japanese Culture

3. Discovering the Beauty and Worth of Iwaki

4. Raise awareness of disaster prevention

5. Special Seminars by Specialists

6. Iwaki Global Citizen's Festival(Japanese Speech Contest&Performance)

7. The friendly gathering


Food Cooking Class

The IIA holds the overseas cooking classes by the instructors who have roots overseas in order to understand their overseas culture and lifestyle.


Experiencing Japanese Culture

The IIA introduces the Japanese culture, history and custom to the people who have roots overseas in order them to deeply understand Japan.


Discovering the Beauty and Worth of Iwaki

The IIA introduces the Iwaki's culture, history and fascinated sightseeing spots to the people who have roots overseas and also provides the opportunities to deeply understand Iwaki.


Raise awareness of disaster prevention

We learn useful knowledge through workshops in case of emergency or dis

【防災ワークショップ】
アルバムを見る(基礎編)(実践編)

Special Seminars by Specialists

Study Japanese language education, psychology, law, etc.


Iwaki Global Citizen's Festival(Japanese Speech Contest&Performance)

(地球市民)
Every year, various citizen's international exchange groups in Iwaki City work together to hold the Iwaki Global Citizen's Festival. In 2018, 2019 and 2020, this involved the Japanese Speech Contest for Iwaki Residents with Non-Japanese Ancestry. You can view footage of the 2020 speech contest on YouTube:
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chOVN-en5Ts).


The friendly gathering

There are many other events to interact with foreigners aiming for a multicultural symbiotic society.They also hold cherry blossom viewing, participate in "Iwaki Odori," Christmas parties, and gatherings to celebrate traditional events in each country.