Internal ramblings related to Coronavirus/COVID-19

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This Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has become quite the global disaster affecting every corner of the globe. Diseases affecting and threatening to the globe have become frighteningly frequent - SARS, H1N1, Ebola and Zika are just a few that comes to mind. Global pandemics are not new but the march of globalism and a connected world is … Continue reading Internal ramblings related to Coronavirus/COVID-19

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 story involves 10 students from Yonago High School visiting Western … Continue reading Japanese High School Kids enjoy visit to Jamaica

The Spirit of Budō: The History of Japanese Martial Arts

Another high-quality exhibition related to Japan's history and culture is headed to Jamaica in the form of ‘The Spirit of Bud?: The History of Japanese Martial Arts’. The last Japan-themed exhibition to grace our shores was JAPAN: Kingdom of Characters which was focused on the anime, manga, art, history and culture. It goes without saying that I … Continue reading The Spirit of Budō: The History of Japanese Martial Arts

JET Programme Video Contest – “THIS IS JAPAN”

I recently surfed into an interesting competition. The JET Programme Video Contest with has the following objectives: Promote efforts to revitalise local communities through the utilisation of the JET Programme Communicate the JET Programme’s activities to the world I am now aware that a Jamaica participating in the JET programme is competing in the contest!  Rochelle … Continue reading JET Programme Video Contest – “THIS IS JAPAN”