Events

2013 World Fair Trade Day in Iwate

Host: Iwate International Association, Cohost:JICA Tohoku Branch

2013.05.18 (Sat)   10:00~16:00 /Place: aiina 4F

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Every May is World Fair Trade Month.
But what exactly is “Fair Trade” …?
Fair Trade is a way you can experience international cooperation close-up – want to have some fun and discuss Fair Trade? Join us!

 Date and Time : May 18, 2013 (Sat) 10:00-16:00
 Venue : Aiina 4F
 Organization :


 Run by the Iwate International Association.
 Co-host by the JICA (Japan International Cooperation
 Agency) Tohoku Branch


 Program

(1)Film Showing
”Nos enfants nous accuseront (Eng: Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution, Jpn: Mirai no Shokutaku)” (2008, France. 112 minutes)
Small miracles at the dinner table become people’s happiness.
This documentary depicts a year in the life of Barjac, a town in the south of France that becomes involved in the organic food revolution.
http://www.uplink.co.jp/shokutaku/index.php

Showings: ①10:00~、②13:30~
Fee: 200 yen for refreshments (coffee, tea, cookies)
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Limit: 50 people at each showing (Reservation required)
   *We will accept people the day of if there is seating room available.
Reservations: Iwate International Association
             TEL:019-654-8900  Email:event@iwate-ia.or.jp

(2)Fair Trade Cafe
Nepalese Fair Trade Coffee: 100 yen
Nepalese Fair Trade Tea: 100 yen
Fair Trade Cookies: 100 yen, and so on
☆Supporting Members of the Iwate International Association receive one free drink! Please show your members card.

(3)Fair Trade Products Sale
People Tree and Nepali Bazaro will be selling and demonstrating Fair Trade products.
Take a look for yourself at our Fair Trade products – not only are they safe, reliable, and ecologically sound, but they’re cute and delicious too!
(Example)
 ・Food products like coffee, tea, and spices
 ・Clothing like shirts, blouses, and skirts
 ・Magazines, accessories, and so on

(4)Cooking that uses Fair Trade Products (Have a taste for yourself!)
We have suggested for dishes that use Fair Trade products (like tea seed oil and spices).
Please have a taste for yourself.

(5)JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Booth (Planned)

(6)【Also held on May 18】 Chatland
The exchange with foreigners event, Chatland, will be held on May 18 from 14:00.



★Looking for volunteers★

We are looking for 20 volunteers that can help at Fair Trade Day in Iwate.
Please contact us using the information below if you’d like to volunteer.



■Reservations/Inquiries
Iwate International Association
TEL:019-654-8900
Email:event@iwate-ia.or.jp