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Rosenheim City Committee

History

Rosenheim city is located south-east of Munich, the capital of Bavaria and has had a partner city agreement with Ichikawa since 2002.

Main activities

We plan mutual exchanges of middle school students through sports and citizen's friendship delegations. The Ichikawa Board of Education mainly manages these which take place every year. When a group of Ichikawa citizens visit Rosenheim, they hold a Japan Festival and Ichikawa holds a German Day which many people have come to enjoy whenever a Rosenheim delegation comes to Ichikawa.

Rosenheim City

Previous Events

Social situations and educational problems in Germany

Mr. Franz Weitl living in Ichikawa lectured about a present social situation and educational problem of Germany in the central community center Ichikawa on June 25, 2017.
Mr. Weitl married Japanese woman and he is blessed with two sons, the sixth grader in an elementary school, and a third grader.
If a political conservative swing is becoming remarkable even in that a German school education system is being improved these days although it talked about the difference in Japan-Germany education, and Europe Moreover, although there was often a child's attending cram schools in Japan, talk that homework must come out mostly very and must manage the homework of a lot of at each home was impressive in Germany. 

Ms. Horner visited Ichikawa

Ms. Ursula Horner is a Journalist, living in Rosenheim and stoping by Ichikawa on June 12, 2016 during her worldwide travel, South America, Hawaii and Singapore. It was her first visit to Japan. She was so impressed in Japanese foods which use fresh materials and are served in many small plates at one time since foods for apetizer, main dish and desert are served in each big plates accordingly in Germany.
We showed her patchwork quilts which our members made of Japanese Kimono and got on to the sbject of the recent hot issue, refugees from Siria at its coffee brake. Rosenheim locates close to Austria and is the first big city when they gwalkedh into Germany, so that the city is flooded with them. She hesitated to make comments about their situations since it is so miserable.
In this afternoon, she wore Japanese Kimono for her first experience helped by IIA members and looked like happy.
She left for the next destination, Singapore next week with a lot of good memories in Ichikawa though it was the short stay.

The meeting, preparing for the civil delegation from Rosenheim next year

We held it with Ms. Krumholtz, city and IIA staffs.

Events report for 2016

Ms. Krumholtz visited Ichikawa on April 2, 2016, to prepare for the meeting which will be held next year. We hold the welcome party at the Sakura festival in the Satomi Park, bringing our home made foods. Many people gathered on the blue sheet. We took walk along Mama river, going to Gufouji under beautiful cherry blossoms.

Events between Jan. and June 2015

We are conducting the German language class every month to communicate with members. There are wide levels of skill to speak since someone has experience to live in Germany and some others are totally beginner. However our aim to this class is to understand the relationship with Germany and speaking friendly after joining our activity and knowing each other.
Handcraft class joining together with Gardena City Committee in May
General Assembly of 2015 after German class in May
Watching roses at the Ichikawa Rose Garden in June
Joining the open ceremony of Japan-Germany 150th Anniversary held in National History Museum, Sakura city

German Day 2014

The German Day was held in September, 2014 at Colton Field. It was fine day and many people have already gathered when the opening ceremony started. There were long lines to get the German beer and sausages under the strong sunshine. The Alps music band and cute kids showed the music and dance. We regret not to see many German this time. We hope more German participate this special occasion. This is the comment of the person who came to this festival.

Easy German Class

We learn German once a month at Yawata Shimin Danwashitsu as German Day is planed between 3 and 5 in Aug. 2012. We will be able to greet and sing a song, Wild Rose, in German after learning German in this class.
It is fun to learn German. Please come to join.

Listening from a German

The German who is living in Ichikawa talked about German people, nature, religions and provincialism in fluent Japanese at 2pm, Jul. 30, 2011 at Yawata Shimin Danwashitsu.
He explained good education facilities, simple but comfortable life, rich foods and varieties of beers and spending relax time at sea and lakes using beautiful color slides. He also brought pamphlets. Two hours flew like an arrow.
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