Category: Events

Japanese Calendar Festival 2017

The Annual Japanese Calendar Festival returned in 2017 at a new venue; the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston. I attended with my family as its an opportunity to expose them to Japanese culture and we were not disappointed. There were various booths set up around...

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International Coastal Cleanup Day 2016 Jamaica

International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day takes place on the third Saturday in September every year.It is the largest one-day volunteer event in the world. This year it was on Saturday, September 17th and I joined forces with the Jamaica JET Alumni Association to do our...

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Jamaica and Japan 1-2 in 4x100m at Rio Olympics

Jamaica has a long history of success at global athletic events. The athletic events during the Olympic Games is the biggest athletic stage. Usain Bolt has already written his name into the history books and the heart of the world with his historic triple-triple with...

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Summer Chiru – Photos and Highlights

Summer Chiru is a fun summer event put on by the JaCosplayaz in association with the Japan Embassy in Jamaica. The event highlights Japanese culture and history as well as anime, cosplaying, video games and more. In many ways its the spiritual successor to Anime...

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Summer Chiru event to feature Karaoke, Cosplay and Gaming

Jamaica Cosplayaz and the Embassy of Japan is teaming up again to present a even for all Japan-loving Jamaicans. Summer Chiru will feature Japanese cultural exhibits, karaoke, a video game toutnament cosplay and more. The event is set for the Mona Visitor’s Lodge and Conference...

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Japanese Calendar Exhibit set for March 5th

The last Japanese Calendar Exhibition I attended here in Jamaica was in January 2014 when there were celebrations to mark the 50th year of bilateral relations between Jamaica and Japan. Now in 2016, the exhibition will be held later than usual but is still expected...

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