Otemoyan Dance Contest


Japanese and international students enjoy the Otemoyan dance and 
the Samba Otemoyan, and walk along the central city of Kumamoto
wearing the red Happi jackets and pink T-shirts.
Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, 7:15pm –



(1) Dance practice with a local instructor is held beforehand.

(2) All participants wear the red Happi jacket and pink T-shirt: Water

     sprinkling and dancing together on the day.



Consortium Mizuakari – lantern festival


Student volunteers participate in the Mizuakari Lantern Festival which won

the grand prix of the 16th Hometown Event Award (the Minister of Internal

Affairs and Communications commendation award).

Saturday, October 11th, 2014, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Sunday, October 12th, 2014, 6:00pm – 9:00pm


Location: Hanabata Park – Around Sakura-cho

Content: Participants join 10 days of volunteer works to make lanterns

and interact with students of member campuses and participants of

other organizations. We set the lanterns and light them up on the day.

Suizenji Ezu Lake Park Cleanup Activity


By the request from Kumamoto-city Landscape Constructors Association,

students, teachers and staff of the member campuses cleaned the park.
Saturday, September 13th, 2014, 9:00am – 11:00am

Location: Suizenji Ezu Lake Park 

(2) Remove waterweed from the lake
(1) Pick up litter in the park


Downtown Clean-up Activity & Joint Parade for School Festivals


Student Planning Committee of the Consortium of Universities in Kumamoto

conducts the environment activity and about 300 students of the member

campuses promote their school festivals by parading through the town 

Saturday, September 27th, 2014, 8:00am – 11:30am


< Downtown Clean-up Activity >

Time: 8:00 – 9:30
Meeting place and time: Karashima Park at 7:45
Cleaning areas: 7 different areas

<Joint Parade for School Festivals >
Time: 10:30 – 11:30
Meeting place and time: Karashima Park at 10:15
Parade route: Karashima Park – Shinshigai – Shimotori – Kamitori – Dismiss


Sports Day


For the facilitation of interaction among students of the member campuses, we will hold an athletic festival.
Tuesday, August 12th, 2014


Venue: Gymnasium in Sojo University

Content: Participants divided in teams compete.