Description: Since 2014, this workcamp has been organized with the local group for taking care of local river called "Shinmachi river." They have been cleaning river for more than 20 years and dirty river became clean, so now they are organizing local tour boat services on Shinmachi river to let local people enjoy river. During this workcamp, Tokushima prefecture has one of the most popular festivals called “Awa Odori festival” that more than 1,000,000 visitors come from all over japan (even abroad!). The visitors also enjoy the boats, that needs a lot of help to organize!
Type of Work: To prepare and support for local event “Awa Odori festival” with local people to activate the area. The volunteers will support the local group that organizes local boat services which many tourists make a long queue for. Volunteers will also clean up the river and roads in the city during the festival.
Study Theme: Volunteers will get chance to interact with energetic local people who want to activate the small city.
Accommodation: Local empty house in Tokushima city. Lunch and dinner will be provided by local people. Sleeping bag is necessary.
Language: English (Japanese is also welcomed!)
Requirements: Positive attitude to working hard, communication with Japanese local people
Approximate Location: Positive attitude to working hard, communication with Japanese local people
Notes: Other activities; Awa Odori Festival, Exchange parties, experiencing Japanese culture, etc
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