|Mar.4th||The international potluck party was held on March 4ｔｈ.|
53 people from 8 countries joined the party. The people enjoyed the variety of foods. They also enjoyed singing songs and playing games during the party.
|Jun.7th||A special calligraphy event for the new year took place at the first Japanese class of 2018. 35 students challenged writing with brushes which they are not used to using. They wished that this year would be a good year to them.|
|Nov.26th||Japanese class students took a bus trip to Nara. Total 84 people from 9 countries visited Kasuga Taisha Shrine and Todai-ji Temple.|
|Oct.29th||The 15th Konnichi World Festival was held at Handa Akarenga Tatemono, and was crowded with many people in spite of poor weather. There were 8-country booths. The visitors enjoyed the international stage, foods, quiz and stamp rally. |
Handa City invited the delegates from sister and friendship cities, Midland USA, Port Macquarie Australia, Xuzhou China, to the 8th Handa Dashi Festival. Handa International Association arranged their 5-day stay in Handa.
|Teachers explained about a custom of "Tanabata"(Star Festival) in the Japanese class. Students wrote on the "Tanzaku" about own wish and attached them to a bamboo tree by thread. After that we sang "Tanabata" song together.|
|Apr.15th-22nd||28 people of Hastings Koalas Orchestra came to Handa from Port Macquarie, Australia. Port Macquarie is a sister city of Handa. They stayed at host family's houses. They met many Handa citizens in various events including school visits and the 10th joint concert with Handa Junior Brass Band.|