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Japanese Sake presentation and tasting event

On Thursday November 6th 2014 I was invited to a special Japanese Sake presentation and tasting event put on my the Japanese Embassy and hosted by the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. The event was part of ongoing celebrations that mark the 50th year of diplomatic relations between...

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Confucius Institute Day 2014 @ UWI Mona

On September 27th 2014 the area surrounding the Philip Sherlock Centre at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus will take on a distinctly Chinese appearance from 10am – 5pm to celebrate Confucius Institute Day 2014. The celebration marks the birth of Confucius, the wise Chinese philosopher...

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Freshman -> Sophomore -> Junior

My year as a freshman seems so long ago and my sophomore year went by super fast. As I begin my third year in college as a junior I look back in disbelief on all I have achieved so far and look forward towards what...

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Anime Nation 2014

Anime Nation continues to grow from strength to strength. Now in its fifth year the annual anime and Japanese cultural expo did not disappoint for 2014. The new venue at the New Kingston Business centre is the perfect location for the event. It is quite...

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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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From the Jamaipanese.com Archives – July 2014

HMS Jamaica

Jamaipanese.com recently celebrated its 8 year blog anniversary. Occasionally I like to dive into the archives and fish out a couple posts from a few years ago that I think would be interesting for new readers to look at as well as be nostalgic to...

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Anime Nation 2014 set for August 16th

The fifth staging of Animation is set for August 16th 2014! Jamaica’s premiere cosplay, anime and gaming event returns, this time at the New Kingston Conference Centre. The event will feature live performances, Japanese cultural exhibits, gaming booths, prizes, giveaways and of course cosplay. Poster...

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JAPAN: Kingdom of Characters – Exhibition Photos

I attended the press preview of the JAPAN: Kingdom of Characters exhibition which opens tomorrow at the National Gallery in Downtown Kingston and runs until the 14th of June 2014. I invite ALL past and present fans of Japanese anime, manga, art, history and culture to...

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