Category: Jamaica

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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JET Programme Video Contest – “THIS IS JAPAN”

I recently surfed into an interesting competition. The JET Programme Video Contest with has the following objectives: Promote efforts to revitalise local communities through the utilisation of the JET Programme Communicate the JET Programme’s activities to the world I am now aware that a Jamaica participating...

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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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Jamaipanese: 10 Years Blogging

In January 2006 I excitedly conquered a slice of the ever-expanding web. I fenced it around, raised my flag and named it Jamaipanese.com. By February 2, 2006, I had made my first post and 10 years later I continue to do it because I enjoy...

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