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Mori No Ike Second Half Daily Schedule & Common Words + Phrases

Published: June 28, 2017

The daily Mori no Ike schedule, as well as common Japanese terms used throughout the blog.

Welcome to 2018!

Published: January 18, 2018

あけましておめでとうございます! Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu! Happy New Year, everyone! It’s 2018, which means it’s time to start thinking about summer (or at least warmer weather, here in Minnesota). Here are some updates and important information you might want to know to get started.

Help us save the J-1 Visa

Published: August 28, 2017

Concordia Language Villages relies on the J-1 Camp Counselor Exchange Program to provide visas for our international staff members. Right now, this visa program is in danger of being eliminated through executive action. Please help us by writing your state representatives and senators today.

Obake Night 2017!

Published: August 8, 2017

Obake (お化け) are Japanese ghosts. In Japanese folklore, obake can be anything from harmless tricksters, to abandoned objects left alone for a little too long, to the vengeful spirits of the dead.

On Friday night, fifteen famous obake came to visit Mori No Ike.

Restaurant & Dance Night!

Published: August 8, 2017

Saturday night was restaurant and dance night! Dressed in a mixture of Japanese yukata, dresses, or just jeans, villagers were able to relax and unwind from a long week of studying and playing.

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