Welcome to The FriendshipForce of Kumamoto
FF Kumamoto Club Profile 2014
Official club name : The Friendship Force of Kumamoto
President : Eiji Yonawa
Closest major airport : Fukuoka International Airport
Cost of transportation between the airport and our city : By limousine bus ; approximately 3,000yen per person. (about one hour)
The maximum number of Ambassadors our club can host : 25
About the club : Kumamoto's first exchange was with Georgia in 1984. It is the oldest club in the island of Kyushu. Every year Kumamoto has 1 or 2 inbound exchanges and 1 outbound. The club is located in Kumamoto City, which has a population of about 800,000. Our club has about 70 members.
About the region : Kumamoto Prefecture is located in the middle of Kyushu, one of the four main islands of Japan. Kumamoto is a unique place in Japan. It is blessed with the natural beauty of Amakusa ; a shoreline dotted with some 120 islands reaching out into the East China Sea and the Aso area a wide-open volcanic plain. In addition Kumamoto has cultural resources such as Honmyoji Temple, Kumamoto Castle, and Suizenji Park, one of the six most beautiful gardens in Japan.
The people of Kumamoto are as rugged and lively as the country they live in. Located far southwest of Tokyo and Kyoto, the people of Kumamoto have developed a unique personality and dialect. The people of Kumamoto are very hearted and high-spirited like "Kuma-Shochu" the famous drink of the region, a clear, whiskey-like liquor distilled from rice. its functions.
Amakusa five bridges
We welcome you to visit Kumamoto where you can enjoy the bounty of the sea and the harvest of the mountains.