Multicultural Symbiosis Support Center(SHIPS) carries out various multicultural activies in order to deepen mutual understandings among the members of our community with different nationalities.
We also offer flexible and comperhensive consultion services that will help resolve a wide variety of problems.
Our Center aims to provide a meeting place, Koryu Salon, where people gather feeling at ease and build friendships regardless of their nationalities, cultures, ages, sexes and regions.

Services
(1) Multicultural understanding classes (cooking, language, music and sports lessons)
(2) Daily life support services (consultation services for housings and improvement of job skills and working environment)
(3) Other services that help accomplish our aim (we pffer comprehensive and flexible counseling services)

Classes presently being held
・ Capoeira lessons - every Saturday 7 PM to 9:30 PM
  (Capoeira is a blend of martial art, game and dance originated in Brazil)
・ Chinese lessons for children - every Saturday 3 PM to 5 PM
・ World Cooking Class - planned to be held twice a manth
・ Samul nori lessons - every first, third and forth Saturday 10 AM to 11:30 AM
  (Samul nori is a genre of traditional percussion music originated in Korea)
※ We are now inviting people who are interested in organizing cultural classes or showing the cooking skills.

<What's New>
A new class of Korean traditional percussion music, Samul nori, will start from July 5th. Samul nori is performed by four instrument;Janggu(an hourglass-shaped drum), Buk(a frame drum similar to the bass drum), Jing(a larger gong) and Kkwaenggwari(a small gong).
We are asking for contributions of pictur books toys for children staying our Koryu Salon. If you have those items lying lying idle in the house, please contact us.


〒525-0034
Shiga-ken,Kusatsu-shi,Kusatsu,1-13-12
Tel :077-561-5110
Fax :077-565-6311
Mail:info@s-h-i-p-s.org
URL :http://s-h-i-p-s.org/

Office hour: 10:00AM-6:00PM
Closed day : Manday and Tuesday