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Japan Matsuri/Festival Jamaica set for March 8th

Japan and Jamaica will celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations and friendship in March .As part of the celebrations, the Embassy of Japan will host the biggest of its yearlong commemorative events the “Nihon Matsuri” Japanese festival at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on March...

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Jamaipanese.com Turns 8 Today!

Eight is a big number in internet years, and as of today February 2nd 2014 I am happy to share that Jamaipanese.com has been prancing about the blogosphere for 8 years! My little geek-flavoured slice of the internet continues to be my refuge as I...

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Pictures from Japanese Calendar Exhibition 2014

The 2014 staging of the Japanese Calendar Exhibition was well attended even though the venue was changed from the Sovereign Center to the Four Seasons Hotel. I attended and watched or participated in many Japan-themed activities such as calligraphy, origami, ikebana, quizzes, martial arts, synchronized...

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Japanese Calendar Exhibition 2014

Its that time of year again when the Japanese Embassy in Jamaica hosts a Calendar Exhibition that allows Jamaicans an opportunity to learn about Japanese culture as well as score some beautiful 2014 calendars. 2014 is also a special year because it marks the 50th...

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Prime Minister of Jamaica reports successful working visit to Japan

Jamaica and Japan prepare to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations next year. Prime Minister of Jamaica –  Portia Simpson Miller visited Japan from November 4th to 8th 2013 in a multi-day working visit aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between Japan and Jamaica.  Mrs Simpson Miller and  Prime...

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From the Jamaipanese.com Archives – October 2013

Back again with another pick of three posts from the Jamaipanese.com archives. From a beautiful Jamaica-themed video project produced directed and edited by Gina DeLisser a few years ago to a song about a Japanese woman living in my closet that eats up all my food...

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Cool Blue Hole Revisited

Cool Blue Hole is a hidden natural gem that is a favourite getaway of mine. I first visited three years ago and shared some great photos in a blog post here. Since then I have been back a couple of times and last weekend I...

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Anime Nation 2013 Cosplay Contest Highlights

Anime Nation 2013 was held on August 10th 2013 here in Jamaica and was a huge success. Fans of anime, Japanese cultures, video games, music and more came out to Anime Nation and had a great time. The cosplay competition was the highlight of the...

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Anime Nation 2013 will be on August 10th

It’s that time of year again Jamaica Cosplayaz in Association with The Embassy of Japan in Jamaica presents Anime Nation. Anime Nation 2013 will be held at Waterfalls located 160 Old Hope Road and admission will be JA$300. Prizes, surprises, cosplay competition and live performances from Acmatic, Robot Taxi...

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Japanese Animation Film Festival and Manga Poster Contest 2013

The year 2014 will mark 50 years of diplomatic relations between Jamaica and Japan. One of the first events to mark this occasion is a Japanese Animation Film Festival and Manga Poster Contest. The poster contest is open to all high school students in Jamaica and the...

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