Applications are now open for 2019-2020 Kobe PR Ambassadors! We are looking for 25 non-Japanese people who love living and working/studying in Kobe and want to contribute to promoting the city. If you love living and hanging out in Kobe, posting on social media, and meeting new people, we want to hear from you! Through the Kobe PR Ambassador scheme, PR Ambassadors (PRAs) receive unique opportunities to experience different parts of the city and share those experiences with their loved ones, acquaintances, and online followers. For an idea of what they do, check out the Blog and 2018-2019 sections of this site to see what tours we’ve taken the Kobe PRAs on, and then swing by our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts to see what kinds of posts the PR Ambassadors make day-to-day. If this sounds like it’s for you, read the following guidelines on how to join! REQUIREMENTS Applicants to Kobe PRA must meet the following requirements: Non-Japanese foreigner Living, working, or studying in Kobe Active user of social media Passionate about Kobe City BENEFITS Those chosen to join Kobe PRA …
April 2018 Appointment Ceremony On April 24 2018, 25 non-Japanese people who live, work or study in Kobe were apointed to their roles as Kobe PR Ambassadors for one year. They received their certificates from Mayor Kizo Hisamoto and were interviewed.
“Kobe” always calls to mind images of juicy beef, but did you know that you can also go fruit picking in Kobe? On Sunday 11th February, the PR Ambassadors took a trip to Kita Ward’s Ozo-cho, around 30 minutes’ drive north of Sannomiya, to try their hand at picking strawberries on the final tour of 2017-2018.
Discovering the traditional Japanese side of the modern, cosmopolitan city Kobe
Discovering art, history and sake in Kobe on the 3rd PR Ambassador tour
This year is packed to the gills with commemorative events and celebrations for #KobePort150!
Enjoying nature and learning about Kobe, Japan history in the first 2017-2018 PRA tour
First official tour of the year, Sunday May 28th
25 Kobe PR Ambassadors are officially appointed for 2017-2018