2012第一回国際交流文化祭 終了!

Entrance to the international festival

ボランティア達のお陰で2012第一回国際交流文化祭がうまく行きました。

ひたちなかワークプラザに数百人が来場し、いろいろな国の代表者との交流がふかめられました。

その他ボランティアクラブの中にKYECや高校生グループなどが会場設置から清掃までご協力があり無事イベント終了!

Entrance to the international festival
Flags from multiple nations hoisted at the entrance of the international festival at the Hitachinaka work plaza.  

Hitachinaka Work Plaza
The main lobby at the work plaza where the international event is being held at.
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A music group from the West African nation of Ghana plays some traditional Ghanaian drum music for people at the international festival. 

KYEC Group posing for the camera
KYEC members/ event staff posing for a photograph at the 1st annual international culture exchange festival in Hitachinaka City.


A shot of the indoor bazaar at the Hitachinaka work plaza. 


Some people gathering around vendors and purchasing international goods of interest.

kids buying
Parents and kids looking at cute and colorful goods at the Mesa Friendship Booth at the work plaza.

France
A booth at the work plaza with a French representative talking with two interested people.


A Greek booth at the work plaza with representatives talking with some Hitachinaka locals.

Rupesh posing for a shot
Rupesh, a Nepalese vendor for Superior Shawl Center, smiles for a photograph while potential customers go through his products.

Ibaraki NGO
An Asian charity booth at the work plaza run by an NGO for Ibaraki prefecture.

knocked the fuck out!
A woman rests after a long day at the bazaar.

atsushi
KYEC member and event staff member, Atsushi, asks two receptionists at the work plaza if they need any assistance as the festival comes to an end.  

Shin Shin with his smile 
KYEC member Shin Shin smiles for a photo as he volunteers at the international festival.


A group of volunteers help clean up  as the international event concludes.


Two high school volunteers taking down photos from a panel as the festival comes to an end.


KYEC member Masaya helps carry a white board as the international festival comes to an end.

Click here for more information about the 1st Annual International Festival.