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Mobile - Ichihara Sister City Association

Mobile, Alabama

Alabama's only saltwater port, Mobile is located at the head of the Mobile Bay and the north-central Gulf Coast. Mobile is the largest city in the Mobile-Daphne−Fairhope area, with a total population of 604,726, the second largest in the state. As of 2011, the population within a 60 mile radius of Mobile is 1,262,907. Mobile's geographical location on the Gulf of Mexico provides a mild subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and mild, rainy winters.

Become a Member of MISCA

Become a member and be a part of our activities that include a monthly meeting to learn about Japanese culture, participation in festivals, celebrations and other sponsored events.

Host an Exchange Student

Host an Exchange Student for 10 days during the summer. Have fun showing the best of Mobile and the Gulf Coast to a student from Ichihara. Participate in special group events and plan events for free time with your student.

Apply to Become an

Exchange Student

Any student age 12-18 who is currently enrolled in a Mobile or Baldwin County public or private school or is being home-schooled can apply.
MISCA is a volunteer citizen’s association which organizes and conducts the cultural and educational exchange programs that are a part of the formal Sister City Agreement between the City of Mobile, Alabama, USA and the City of Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Cultural & Educational Exchange Programs

Ichihara, Japan

Ichihara is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of April 2012, the city has an estimated population of 279,065 and a population density of 758 persons per km². The total area is 368.20 km². The highly industrialized northern part of the city sits on Tokyo Bay, while the southern part of the city is primarily mountainous. Ichihara, dense in housing developments, serves as a satellite town of Tokyo and Chiba City.

Monthly Japanese

Garden Cleaning

(Usually 1st Sat of each month) 8:00 am - 12:00 noon More Information
2 May 2020 Student Exchange Application

MISCA Newsletter

Fill in the form below to receive email regarding meetings, events, and other news for the Mobile Ichihara Sister City Assocation (MISCA). You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" button at the bottom of any emails received.

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Japanese Language Class Newsletter

If you are interested in learning more about the Japanese language, please fill in the form below to receive email about our Japanese language class.You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" button at the bottom of any emails received.

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New! Japanese Conversation Class.

We will have a class on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Japanese Garden House from 5pm to 7pm. It will be free for MISCA, JGF, Ikebana, Sumi-e, and Bonsai members. It will cost $10 per lesson for non- members. NEXT CLASS JUNE 16, 2020

O’hanami

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on April 25 from 10am until 3 pm at the Garden. More Information
25 April 2019 Exchange Students
and Host Families
© Mobile Ichihara Sister City Association (MISCA). All Rights Reserved. Website Design & Hosting by North Mobile Internet Services, Inc.
Mobile - Ichihara Sister City Association

Mobile, Alabama

Alabama's only saltwater port, Mobile is located at the head of the Mobile Bay and the north-central Gulf Coast. Mobile is the largest city in the Mobile- Daphne−Fairhope area, with a total population of 604,726, the second largest in the state. As of 2011, the population within a 60 mile radius of Mobile is 1,262,907. Mobile's geographical location on the Gulf of Mexico provides a mild subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and mild, rainy winters.

Become a Member of MISCA

Become a member and be a part of our activities that include a monthly meeting to learn about Japanese culture, participation in festivals, celebrations and other sponsored events.

Host an Exchange Student

Host an Exchange Student for 10 days during the summer. Have fun showing the best of Mobile and the Gulf Coast to a student from Ichihara. Participate in special group events and plan events for free time with your student.

Apply to Become an Exchange Student

Any student age 12-18 who is currently enrolled in a Mobile or Baldwin County public or private school or is being home-schooled can apply.
MISCA is a volunteer citizen’s association which organizes and conducts the cultural and educational exchange programs that are a part of the formal Sister City Agreement between the City of Mobile, Alabama, USA and the City of Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Cultural & Educational Exchange Programs

Ichihara, Japan

Ichihara is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of April 2012, the city has an estimated population of 279,065 and a population density of 758 persons per km². The total area is 368.20 km². The highly industrialized northern part of the city sits on Tokyo Bay, while the southern part of the city is primarily mountainous. Ichihara, dense in housing developments, serves as a satellite town of Tokyo and Chiba City.
8 February 2020 Student Exchange Application

Monthly Japanese Garden

Cleaning

(Usually 1st Sat of each month) 8:00 am - 12:00 noon More Information
25 April

New! Japanese Conversation Class.

We will have a class on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Japanese Garden House from 5pm to 7pm. It will be free for MISCA, JGF, Ikebana, Sumi-e, and Bonsai members. It will cost $10 per lesson for non-members. NEXT CLASS JUNE 16, 2020

MISCA Newsletter

Fill in the form below to receive email regarding meetings, events, and other news for the Mobile Ichihara Sister City Assocation (MISCA). You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" button at the bottom of any emails received.

* indicates required

Japanese Language Class Newsletter

If you are interested in learning more about the Japanese language, please fill in the form below to receive email about our Japanese language class.You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" button at the bottom of any emails received.

* indicates required
2019 Exchange Students
and Host Families

O’hanami

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on April 25 from 10am until 3 pm at the Garden. More Information