Saturday, August 22, 2009

October & November: 2009 Events

October 1- 8, Various times,

4th UNHCR Refugee Film Festival

A wide selection of films with compelling stories of refugees around the world. Films are in various languages, some with Japanese and some with English subtitles

Get more information about films, venues and schedule:,

Email for more info. Kirill Konin

Saturday and Sunday, October 3 & 4, 10 am – 5pm


Place: Hibya Park, Tokyo

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Thursday October 10

FEW monthly meeting with a light buffet beforehand.

Presentations in English

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Saturday October 17 10am-12noon

Run for the Cure® /Walk for Life

Run/walk to raise awareness of breast cancer and raise money for educational and support organizations

Location: Imperial Palace, Central Tokyo

Cost: Adult: ¥5,000 12 years under: ¥2,500, under 5 / Free


For more information visit:

Friday through Sunday, Oct. 16-18.

Stand Up against poverty events taking place throughout the world

It's a global mobilization to end poverty and inequality and for the MDGs.

All you need to do is gather people and ask everyone to Stand Up together for 1 minute, take a picture and send it to

For more info: (japan site) (global site)

Friday, October 30, 6.30-11:00pm

Pink Ball 2008

Cost: ¥35,000 /seat, ¥350,000 /table

Location: The Westin Tokyo, Galaxy Ballroom1-4-1 Mita, Meguro-ku

For more info: