Tokyo Connections : Clubs and Associations : Page 2
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Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan
2992 visits. User Rating: 7.00/10 (10 votes.) RATE THIS
The FCCJ is a club open to foreign and Japanese correspondents of foreign news organizations, and members of the business, diplomatic, banking and professional communities. To become a member, your application must be sponsored by two existing members. The FCCJ holds regular professional luncheons, dinners and breakfasts with guest speakers, and offers a wide variety of social events. Members can also enjoy the facilities of an extensive library and audio-visual facility.
International Computer Association
2442 visits. User Rating: 1.00/10 (4 votes.) RATE THIS
Tokyo-based organization for IT professionals, business leaders and entrepreneurs. Holds regular events and dinner meetings, and publishes a newsletter.
1968 visits. User Rating: 7.00/10 (3 votes.) RATE THIS
Ringo is an Apple computer users group in Tokyo. Ringo provides user support primarily to the foreign community in the greater Kanto area, but membership is open to anyone. The club also organizes regular meetings and events.
Society of Writers, Editors and Translators (SWET)
2479 visits. User Rating: 8.00/10 (2 votes.) RATE THIS
Based in Tokyo, SWET members include writers, editors and translators, but also those engaged in teaching, rewriting, copywriting and other areas relating to the written word in Japan. SWET holds regular meetings and events, publishes a newsletter and maintains various mailing lists for members.
The Leschetizky Society of Japan
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The LJS is a music society founded in 1991 with the aim of helping young musicians further develop their talents. The society holds monthly meetings, regular events and Master Classes with renowned professors of music.
Tokyo International Singers
1873 visits. User Rating: 10.00/10 (1 vote.) RATE THIS
Choral society for men and women interested in singing classical music and pops. Membership open to amateur and professionally trained singers. Rehearsals are held near Shibuya.
Tokyo PC Users Group
2189 visits. User Rating: 7.94/10 (17 votes.) RATE THIS
Club for personal computer users, with a particular focus on bilingual computing. Holds regular monthly meetings, offers a newsletter and other information.
Tokyo Professionals' Association
4621 visits. User Rating: 4.50/10 (8 votes.) RATE THIS
An association dedicated to helping business professionals socialize and network in Tokyo. Offers various kinds of events, as well as talks by guest speakers.
United for a Multicultural Japan
2799 visits. User Rating: 10.00/10 (4 votes.) RATE THIS
An association dedicated to promoting the welfare and legal rights of non-Japanese with Japanese spouses, and other long-term or permanent residents of Japan. UMJ holds a variety of meetings and events, and their newsletter (archive available on the site) provides many useful articles on immigration and visa issues, and registration procedures, among other topics.