The Japanese Embassy in Jamaica and the Japan Foundation is teaming up to stage another Japanese Anime Festival in Jamaica. The 2 day event will be on Saturday May 30th from 11am to 5pm at the St Andrew High School for Girls and Sunday May 31st from 2pm to 8pm at the Liguanea Club in … Continue reading Japanese Anime Festival in Jamaica
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 for the event below. The stars didn't align and my … Continue reading Anime Nation 2014 set for August 16th
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 8, 2014 from 4:00 – 10:00 p.m.
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 year of diplomatic relations between Jamaica and Japan. This event … Continue reading Japanese Calendar Exhibition 2014
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 and The Sky is Broken. Anime Nation has grown into well … Continue reading Anime Nation 2013 will be on August 10th
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 never seen it demonstrated in person so this event was … Continue reading Ikebana Floral Extravaganza in Jamaica
Japan through it's Embassy in Kingston has donated millions of dollars to various government projects, outreach programs and charitable organization in Jamaica over the years and Jamaica and Japan enjoy very close diplomatic relations. The latest project to be undertaken by the Embassy of Japan is the donation of JA$3.5 million to the Maxfield Park … Continue reading Embassy of Japan Helps Childcare Facility