Sunday, July 06, 2008

July 2008 events

G8 Summit NGO Forum and related Events:
July 1 - 4 - Indigenous Summit (at Nibutani, Sapporo Pirka Kotan, Sapporo Conv)))ion Center)
July 3 - Symposium on bases and women (at Hokkaid) Christian )e)ter)
July 4 - La Via Campesina (Intern)tional Peasant movement) (at Ky)sai Hal))
July 5 - Peace Walk (at cente of Sapporo)
July 5 - Environment Musical (a) Chieria)
July 5 – 8 - Alternative Summit (at Sapporo Convention Center)

July 4 - July 7 Event related to G8 Human Rights Forum for Women (Sapporo Elle Plaza)

July 4 - July 7 International People's Solidarity Days Event (Kaderu 2 7, Sapporo Elle Plaza)

July 4 La Via Campesina (International Peasant Movement) (Kyosai Hall)

July 5 Peace Walk (Center of Sapporo)

July 5 Environment Musical (Chieria)

July 9 International Symposium "Conciliation and Peace Brought by Citizens" (LPLAZA)

Get more info at

Friday to Sunday, July 4- 6

Blackstripe Theater presents: Harold Pinter's The Homecoming at Atelier Fontaine in Azabu Juban.

Times: JULY 4th at 7.30pm; JULY 5th at 2pm and 7pm; JULY 6th at 2pm and 6.30pm.

Adults Tickets are 3000yen and Student Tickets are 2500yen.

Visit the site for a flier with a map and details:

Organized by Blackstripe Theater

Saturday, July 5th 6-10pm

Rhythms of Life - cross-cultural event celebrating the African Diaspora in the Americas! Three floors of artist and performances-samba, salsa, reggaeton, reggae, capoeira, bossa nova, and more!

Event location: Studio Cube 326, Odaiba

Venue access:

Participation fee: Advance 3500 (1drink) Door 4000(1drink)

For Advance Tickets call: Rock Inn Shinjuku 03-52690795 or Capoeira Zoador in Takadanobaba

For more information contact: Capoeira Zoador Academy E-mail:

URL for event and/or org info or

Wednesday, July 9

Right Brain Drawing workshop

Get details at

Wednesday, July 9, 7:00pm

How much CSR is enough?

Where: Room 213, Temple University, Azabu Hall

Organized: Net Impact Tokyo Chapter

To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:

Thursday, July 10, 19:00

"China Free: A Year Without Made In China"- What Consumers Now Need is Dignity

Speakers: Mariko Bando & Sara Bongiorni

Location: Academy Hills (49Fl) @ Roppongi Hills

Registration fee: 3,000 yen

For more information, please visit :

July 11-13 & July 17-21

17th Tokyo International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

Various venues and times – please check the website for schedule and film details:

July 18-20

Tokyo Peace Film Festival

Location: National Olympics Memorial Youth Center.

Film descriptions, schedules, fees, and other details may be found on the festival website:

Friday, July 18

RUSSIAN SUMMER SERENADE Tokyo Sinfonia in the Great Hall of the Russian Embassy. About 20 Patron Tickets remain for this event. Please note that tickets cannot be purchased at the door. A Patron Ticket and personal identification are required in order to be admitted to the Russian Embassy grounds.

For tickets by mail, visit You can also contact by telephone (03) 3588 0738, fax (03) 3588 0731, or email

Saturday, July 19, 2008, 2pm – 4pm

Oxfam Japan's Monthly English Workshop

Location: Oxfam Japan Office, Workshop Room 2F Maruko Building1-20-6

Cost: 1000yen

For more information please contact: Alli, E-mail:

Saturday, July 19, 2008 2:00 - 6:00

NetTokyo 2008 Charity Networking Event

Venue: Rolling Stone Café, Azabu Juban

Price: 4000 yen in advance; 5000 yen at the door


Tickets: Buy tickets at

Saturday- Monday, July 19-21

Weekend Right Brain Drawing Workshop

Get details at

Sunday July 20, 18:00-21:00

Polaris Project movie night : "Human Trafficking" (2005)

Venue: Heaven's DoorShimokitazawa

Entrance is FREE !!!

Please RSVP with names and numbers of people expecting to participate:

Organized by Polaris Project Japan

Saturday & Sunday July 26, 27 

Weekend Right Brain Drawing Workshop

Get details at

Thursday, July 24, 2008, 7pm – 10pm

Oxfam Japan's African Theme Party

Location: The Pink Cow, 03-3406-5597

Cost: 2000yen (Includes 1 drink and snacks)

Contact: Marjolein by e-mail:

August events

Saturday & Sunday, Aug 2-3, 10am to 8pm

Bangla Mela Japan Bangladesh Friendship Festival

Location: Yoyogi Koen Event Hiroba

Organized by Japan Bangladesh Cultural Foundation (JBCF)

Contact by email for details:

Friday to Sunday, Aug 8-10

Let's go Tambo!

Volunteer weekend in Niigata, Community development project supporting people affected by the 2004 earthquake

Cost: 400 yen for 2 nights/ days food and housing

RSVP required, Limited to 20 people

Get details at

Or contact in by email :

Organized by JEN, URL:

Volunteer opportunities: none right now!

PSC needs someone to help with E=>J translation of new web materials and report on the June 14 Skylines party. If you have 3 or 4 hours over the next few weeks please drop us a line:

PNWJ is looking for volunteers to help work a booth at the Tokyo Peace Film Festival

this month. Please send an e-mail at if you are able to help out!! Everyone who volunteers will receive a free CD, or a 2000 yen refund on the cost of the festival entry fee. (Since CDs are sold during break times, you can watch the films in between!)

Japan Bangladesh Cultural Foundation (JBCF) needs volunteers to help with their festival on Aug 2 – 3, Contact by email for details: