let's chat in japanese! 
casual conversation cafe

Tea Time & movie party 
in Costa Mesa
sunday may 21, 2023
1:00-2:30PM (tea time), 3:00PM- (movie screening)

ADMISSION IS FREE,  Registration REQUIRED (Registration for Tea Time: CLICK HERE)

Our popular Japanese conversation event "Tea Time" is going to Costa Mesa!  Let's get together and enjoy talking with native Japanese speakers. All levels and all ages are welcome! Japanese language experience is not necessary - this event is open to everyone.  This time, we will have the event at Newport Beach Higashi Buddhist Honganji Temple, in collaboration with the Orange County based non-profit organization Nova Vita Foundation. We are excited to meet new people in OC!
Ages: 18 and up; Under 18 with accompanying adult
Time: 1:00-2:30pm (Door Opens: 12:45pm)
Location: Newport Beach Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple 

254 Victoria St, Costa Mesa, CA 926273 (Free parking on the property)
Activities: Conversation about Japan, Japanese culture and language with Japanese speakers in Japanese/ English

ご興味のある方は、jflainfo@jpf.go.jpまでご連絡 ください。お友達同士でぜひご参加ください。


after tea time, enjoy a japanese movie screening!


directed by masaaki yuasa (97 mins., 2021) 
3:00PM - (door opens: 2:45pm)

More details and the registration, click here.  
*If you would like to attend both events (Tea Time and the movie screening), please register seperately for each. 








This event is in cooperated with Nova Vita Foundation.

Nova Vita Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We are here to provide a platform for children to leap forward off of and grasp their futures with their own hands. Without bias or discrimination, we allow youth of all ages and backgrounds to gather their ideas, formulate a plan, and take charge in bringing their goals to life. At the same time, we maintain the importance of giving back to the community and hope to create a lasting relationship with those around us. 

Event Details:

  • Date May 21 , 2023
  • Hours Tea Time 1:00-2:30PM Movie Screening 3:00PM-
  • Venue Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple (254 Victoria St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627)
  • Admission Free, Registration Required
  • Inquiries 3237617510

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