What is Enchanted Time with Maiko？
Enchanted Time with Maiko (ETM) is a service that allows foreign tourists to experience authentic Kyoto culture with Maiko. We are working to encourage more and more foreign people to realize how valuable Kyoto culture is, by providing an excellent opportunity to interact with Maiko directly, which is not usually open to strangers. ETM is regularly held three times a week on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday at Japanese Restaurant Yasaka Dori Enraku, which is situated in the center of Gion district.
We are looking for someone like you!
Foreign students who are passionate about Japan, and based in Kyoto.
Eager to spread the charm and value of Maiko to your home country
Willing to make your student life much more fruitful
Being a big fan of ETM
What are the benefits of being an ambassador?
① Invited to ETM (cost ¥20,000) for free!
② Feel authentic culture of Kyoto deeply!
③Spread attractiveness of Kyoto towards the world including the home country.
④Improve your Japanese skill
Your mission as an ambassador
Promote Enchanted Time with Maiko in your country!
◆Number of candidates
International students (full time and exchange)based in Kyoto city.
Daily conversation in Japanese
Agree to disclose your profile picture, home country, Facebook account to the public
Keen interest in Japanese traditional culture, and passion for promoting it.
◆A requirement for ambassador activity
Attendance at a regular meeting
1st March 2018-
2nd April 2018-1st October 2018
Our Japanese staffs will assist you, so knowledge about Japanese culture is not required at the stage of application, as long as you have a strong passion for Japanese culture!
Please note that this ambassador activity is not compensated.
Official language for this activity is Japanese. Hence, intermediate level of Japanese skill is preferred.
How to apply
Please fill in the following questionnaire, and submit. We will contact you within three business days.