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    Message from the Japanese Ambassador to the UK

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    8th September 2017

    As the world gets ever smaller, effective communication across international borders is increasingly important.  Former JET Programme participants, having acquired a deep level of cultural sensitivity and understanding, are ideally placed to play a positive role in this regard.  The JET Alumni community therefore functions as an indispensable bridge between the UK and Japan, and JETAA provide [...]

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  • Ippudo, Central St Giles: restaurant review Ippudo, Central St Giles: restaurant review

    Ippudo, Central St Giles: restaurant review

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    17th July 2019

    (If you're interested in writing a restaurant review for JETAA UK – including a good chance of winning a £25 voucher – see how here) The pitch: The UK’s most authentic tonkotsu ramen?  Review: The last time I sat down to a bowl of ramen in a branch of Ip [...]

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  • JETAA Northwest Pre-Departure Events 2019 JETAA Northwest Pre-Departure Events 2019

    JETAA Northwest Pre-Departure Events 2019

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    2nd July 2019

    JETAA Northwest Pre-Departure Events 2019 On June 8th and June 22nd, JETAA NW held social evenings in Liverpool and Manchester respectively for JETs heading to Japan this summer.  Incoming JETs and Alumni came together for an evening of delicious Japanese cuisine and socialisation as a farewell celebration.  There were many stories recounted, questions were answered, and everyone [...]

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  • JETAA London Learns About Sake At Kanpai Brewery JETAA London Learns About Sake At Kanpai Brewery

    JETAA London Learns About Sake At Kanpai Brewery

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    27th June 2019

    In June, JETAA London took advantage of the sunny weather and headed to Kanpai: London’s very own sake brewery. JET alumni were treated to a private tour with Tom, one of the co-founders, to learn all about how this traditional drink is brewed. It was a fascinating experience – we learned all sorts of weird and wonderful facts on how rice transforms into such an unusual and revered alcohol [...]

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  • JETAA North West Japanese Afternoon Tea and Kimono JETAA North West Japanese Afternoon Tea and Kimono

    JETAA North West Japanese Afternoon Tea and Kimono

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    25th May 2019

    JETAA North West: Japanese Afternoon Tea in Chester On May 18th, JETAA North West collaborated with SugarSalt Bakery and Kimono Keiko for the second time to bring together Japanese and British culture in the form of an Afternoon Tea at The Unity Centre, Chester. Upon arrival, participants were presented with an array of beautiful kimono from which they co [...]

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  • Largest ever manga exhibition outside Japan Largest ever manga exhibition outside Japan

    Largest ever manga exhibition outside Japan

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    11th April 2019

    The British Museum in London is to stage the largest ever exhibition about manga held outside Japan. Manga and the connected anime and gaming industries are undoubtedly among Japan's greatest cultural exports. This exhibition both recognises the stature and richness of manga culture and explores how it became a global phenomenon, too tracing its roots even to Japan's most famous artist, the [...]

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