Helping a small but valuable traditional Tanabata Festival, such as setting up the festival site and festival stalls, preparing traditional bamboo decorations, cleaning up after the festival.
Also, there will be a kind of performance time by workcampers on main stage of the festival!
Accommodatie en maaltijden
Volunteers will stay in homestay style at the local people. The host family will provide meals. Sleeping bag is needed.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Nagakura area of Hitachiomiya city. Nagakura has once thrived as the post‐town along the old road. Hitachiomiya is northwest of Ibaraki prefecture.
Leisure: Cultural exchange party with local people and onsen (hot spring). Volunteers will also have opportunities to talk and work with local high school students.
Study theme: Volunteers will get knowledge about Japanese traditional festival and organic farming.
Interested in Japanese culture, adaptability to simple living condition, and positive attitude to work outside in hot weather.