On-line registration is available from the link below. Deadline for registration: November 10th. The participation registration wishes filling in English because the official language is English.

On-line Registration

Registration fee
Regular 12,000 JPY
Student 6,000 JPY

* Payment can be made by Bank Transfer or Cash.
* Handling fees would be borne by you.
* No refund is allowed.

Passports and Visas

Every person entering Japan must have a valid passport. In addition, one coming from a certain country must have a visa issued by a Japanese consulate in his/her country. Please be aware that in some cases it takes more than one month to obtain a visa. For details, please inquire at the Japanese Embassy or consulate. Useful website:

Those who need the official documents for visa application, please click the following URL and fill out the application form (registration number is required.)

Visa Document Application: kurata$ change $ to @.)

Currency Exchange

Only Japanese yen is acceptable at stores and restaurants. You can exchange money at the airport, foreign exchange banks, and other authorized exchanges upon presentation of your passport.

Electrical Appliances

Japan operates on 100 volts for electrical appliances. The frequency is 60 Hz in Nagano, and 50 Hz in eastern Japan including Tokyo


There is no custom of tipping in Japan. Instead, at places such as restaurants, bars and hotels a 10% service charge is usually added to your bill.