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Cultivation of aesthetic sentiments

In order to grow as a person, cultivation of aesthetic sentiments for personal mental growth is important, along with intellectual training. Our school fosters student's emotional and mental growth, and offers different activities that encourage a creative, unique mind for each student.

Read Waka and compose haiku.

Read Waka and compose haiku.

Yamato Uta (a classic Japanese poem) uses people's mind as seeds and becomes millions of words.
Waka and haikus seem very difficult at first, yet by creating and read many Waka and Haikus for three years at Meijo will foster the richness of spirit that allow students to discover themselves through the words of Haiku and Waka.

Ceremony for Japanese Imperial Poetry Party

宮中歌会始の儀

To celebrate the New Year, Japanese Imperial Court holds an annual poetry event. At Meijo, every student presents a poem, every year, for this party. Because of the continuous hard work in cultivating eloquence through our variety of classes, many poems from our students have been chosen as a winning work in the past. In recent years, Makino Seri was selected in 2013, Kana Ito in 2012, and Kumiko Tanaka in 2005.

New Year Waka Performance Party

New Year Waka Performance Party

Along with the presentation of poems for the Japanese Imperial Poetry event, we also hold a New Year Waka Performance Party. Students are taught by teachers from Reizeike, and the party has a solemn atmosphere with traditional grace in accordance to Meijo's tradition.

Commemoration of the Death of Ietaka Fujiwara and Basho Matsuo

Commemoration of the Death of Ietaka Fujiwara and Basho Matsuo

We are located in Osaka, which was once a center of both ancient and modern culture of Japan. Thus, we have many cultural pioneers that we must learn from, especially Ietaka Fujiwara and Basho Matsuo. Our school commemorates the death of Ietaka, as well as Basho, by singing Waka and Haikus in tribute every year.

Japanese Spirit

Japanese Spirit

From ancient times, our ancestors fell in love with the beauties of nature and developed an outstanding culture. Despite the modern busy lifestyle, we must not forget the Japanese Spirit- Why don't you reflect your life and your perspective at Meijo?

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