Japanese Training Squadron to visit Jamaica to mark 50th Year of Diplomatic Relations

To mark Japan and Jamaica’s 50th Year of Diplomatic Relations and the Japan-Caricom Friendship Year, a Japanese Training Squadron (Ocean Navigation Training Ships of the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (MSDF)) will visit Jamaica from 22-25 July 2014 for the first time in MSDF’s history since 1957. The Squadron is consisted of three Maritime Vessels … Continue reading Japanese Training Squadron to visit Jamaica to mark 50th Year of Diplomatic Relations

JAPAN: Kingdom of Characters coming to National Gallery

In recent years, interest in Japanese pop culture, particularly anime and manga has dramatically grown all over the world. Jamaica is no exception, with a strong following among young Jamaicans, and this is a significant part of the active cultural exchanges between Japan and Jamaica. The National Gallery of Jamaica is therefore pleased to present … Continue reading JAPAN: Kingdom of Characters coming to National Gallery

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 Japanese Animation Film Festival will take place on July 6th … Continue reading Japanese Animation Film Festival and Manga Poster Contest 2013