Many kinds of activities take place at TIA (Toyota International Association): Japanese and other Foreign Language Classes, Volunteer Activities, Counseling for foreign residents, etc.
Toyota International Association
Toyota Industry and Culture Center, 3F
1-25 Kozakahonmachi
Toyota City, Aichi

Closed on Mondays

Fun Programs


Introduction of Volunteer Groups
Introduction to Japanese Culture Group (sado, ikebana, shodo, kimono, origami, etegami)

This group has a class for foreign visitors and foreign residents living in Toyota City to enjoy a “flavor” of traditional Japanese culture such as sado, ikebana, kimono, origami, and etegami through actual practice.
Also, we hold an event to make traditional Japanese foods together with foreign friends several times a year.

Regular meeting: 3rd Tuesday of every month, from 10:30 to noon

Ikebana: Flower Arrangement:Fri. 13:00-15:00
Sado: Tea Ceremony:Thur. 10:30-16:00
Kimono : Wed. 12:30-14:30
1st & 3rd Sat. 10:00-noon
※Up to 3 people can participate altogether.
Origami: Paper Folding:Wed. 13:00-17:00
Shodo: Calligraphy:Wed. 13:00-16:00
Etegami: Picture Letter:Wed. 13:00-17:00


Applications are accepted in Japanese, English, Chinese and Portuguese at TIA.

Anybody who wants to participate as a teacher or a student.