Tagged: culture

Japanese High School Kids enjoy visit to Jamaica

Tottori Prefecture and Western Jamaica’s relationship has been growing deeper and closer. Culture, sports, tourism, education and training partnerships have been mutually beneficial and the signs are that it will only get between for the 2020 Olympics and beyond. The latest chapter in the partnerhsip/love...

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25 new Jamaican JET Participants now in Japan

The JET program continues to be an important cultural link between Jamaica and Japan. I was fortunate enought o be invited to yet another sendoff reception for successful candidates who have now arrived in Japan as part of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme. I...

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Ikebana Floral Extravaganza in Jamaica

On Wednesday November 28th I was invited to attend a special event entitled “Ikebana Floral Extravaganza”. The highlight was the visit of and a demonstration by renowned Ikebana artist Tetsunori Kawana from the Sogetsu school of Ikebana. Although I have read about Ikebana I have...

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Japanese Culture and Calendar Exhibition 2012

It was that time of year again when the Japanese Embassy in Jamaica had their Calendar exhibition and although I was there in 2009, 2010 and 2011 I still enjoyed it again this year. It felt even more special as many of the friends I have...

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Japanese Culture and Calendar Exhibition 2011

Its that time of year again and I attended my third Japanese Culture and Calendar Exhibition at Sovereign Shopping Center in Liguanea St Andrew. As one of the few Japan related events that is held in Jamaica I had to attend but unfortunately I was a bit...

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Study Japanese Popular Culture in College

Temple University in Japan is the largest and oldest international University in Japan. They recently anounced a new summer program called Studies in Japanese Popular Culture. Now students can study anime, manga, culture, history and other things related to one of Japans wide exported subcultures....

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