Tagged: jamaica

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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Chronixx – Smile Jamaica – Video and Lyrics

Jamaica’s local music scene has spawned many international hits and superstars over the decades and our music has influenced artists and sounds globally. The latest local son that seems destined for global stardom is Chronixx, a young vocalist who burst on the scene last year...

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Jamaipanese is now on Instagram!

I recently acquired a Samsung Galaxy S4 (more on that later) to replace my now ancient HTC Legend and while going app download crazy over the last few days I discovered that Instagram in now on Android! Why didn’t anyone tell me Instagram was on Android now? I thought you were all my...

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Birthday Celebrations at Japanese Restaurant Cocoro

Ever since learning about Japanese restaurant Cocoro in late 2010 I’ve always wanted to visit. Billed as the best place in Jamaica for high-quality, affordable, authentic Japanese cuisine I had very high hopes. A friend of mine I met at college named Richard is “almost”...

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Jamaipanese.com wins big at Jamaica Blog Awards

Today is a good day for Jamaipanese.com. At the 2012 staging of the Jamaica Blog Awards at  South Beach Cafe in Kingston I won a personal achievement award for excellence in blogging. As a longtime blogger being recognized for my work over the years on Jamaipanese.com...

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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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Jamaica’s Medals at the 2012 London Olympics

The sprinting capital of the world has had another successful Olympics. 4 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 4 bronze medals for a total of 12 medals, our best haul in terms of number of medals but our second best in terms of quality of medals....

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