The Japan Festival or Nihon Matsuri held yesterday at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in St Andrew was well attended by Jamaicans. A rain delay caused the event to start a little late but like true Japanese the organizers ran a tight, well-planned show that was enjoyed by thousands of patrons. Pardon the blurry pics … Continue reading Japan Festival a big hit with Jamaicans
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.
A couple years ago while attending Japanese classes I received a gift from my Japanese teacher. The gift was a book called Peach Boy MomotarÅ filled with mostly hiragana and pretty pictures that was supposed to help me with my Japanese language studies. She explained to me how popular the MomotarÅ story was in Japan … Continue reading Peach Boy MomotarÅ
Japan is a world leader in the field of technology and robotics is one area of research that they are way ahead of the pack with thousands of robots already a part of the workforce mainly in manufacturing and industry. When the topic for this month's Japan Blog Matsuri was announced to be "technology" I … Continue reading 5 Amazing Japanese Robots and their uses
This post is my entry into this month's Japan Blog Matsuri being hosted by Deas of Rocking in Hakata. The last time I entered the Matsuri was last September when the theme was "the language of Japan" and my entry was "Learning Japanese is complicated but not difficult." This month's theme is "Foreign Food" and … Continue reading Chicken Foot Soup
This is my entry for September's Japan Blog Matsuri on the topic "The language of Japan" being hosted by Tae Kim. This post is about my experience trying learn Japanese over the past 5 or so years. My relationship with the Japanese language is a weird one, I would love to learn the learn the … Continue reading Learning Japanese is complicated but not difficult