News Vol.76 : We Visited India!!!

2014.12.18 |  Newsletter Back Number | 

This is Ronnie and Ken of UR-Whitestone!!

First of all, Advance Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone! This will be our last newsletter for this year, but please keep on supporting and reading as we will keep on giving useful information and information about UR campaign and vacant units!

Our boss Jun san and Manager Tomoko san has visited India last week! They have visited Hope Community School in New Delhi, which supports poor families to give their children education. Whitestone has been donating to support this project by TejasAsia.

Please visit the link below for some pictures taken from their visit.

☆UR 1 Month Free Campaign☆

There is a new list of apartments having 1 month free rent campaign which started last Monday. Its still not too late to move to a new place this year!

Tokyo Area Dec. 1 ~ Mar. 31, 2015
Hikarigaoka park town Odori Minami(Only for certain units)
Kamiyabori Koen Heights
Shinonome Canal Court CODAN
Other Apartments

Kanagawa Area Oct. 14 ~ Dec. 28
Minami Nagata Dai2
Other Apartments

☆7 Interesting Facts about Christmas in Japan☆

Japanese has a very different way of celebrating Christmas compared to the western traditions. If you are non-Japanese and it is your first time spending christmas in Japan you might be suprised how they celebrate this important event.
Here are some interesting facts about Japanese Christmas.

1. Christmas is more of a time to spread happiness rather than religious celebration as not many people are christians.

2. Christmas is not a national holiday in Japan like most country do. Schools and businesses are normally on open on December 25th.

3. Christmas is not for family but for couples. Christmas eve resembles Valentine’s Day celebration in the USA. You can find a lot of young couples dating and having a romantic meal in a fancy restaurant instead of spending time with family members.

4. Christmas is mostly a commercial event in Japan. Illuminations are seen at many cities and famous places to attract customers.

5. KFC’s fried chicken is the main Christmas Dish. Most Japanese thinks that people in other countries also eats chicken on Chirstmas and having the same tradition! Japanese in line for KFC

6. A lot of Japanese have “Christmas Cake” on Chirstmas day. Usually, cakes are made of sponge and decorated with strawberries and whipped cream. Cake and KFC’s chicken on Christmas

A litte bit weird isn’t? But still, the important thing is to spend time with someone and to spread love and happiness! How about in your country? Please share it with us!

☆How to: Change address/register at your local ward office upon moving☆

Moving to a new place is exciting but it also requires a lot of time and work. One of the few things to do is to register your new address at the ward office. However, there are some few things to do first.

Please visit the link below to find out.

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