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  • Fuji Fest 2019: Round-up and Report Fuji Fest 2019: Round-up and Report

    Fuji Fest 2019: Round-up and Report

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    25th January 2020

    The Fuji Festival 2019 got off to a great start in September with a visit from Martin from Tsuchigumo Daiko to Kilmaron School in Cupar. Pupils of all ages were joined by a group from Castlehill Additional Support Class as they had the opportunity to learn Taiko drumming skills, a Japanese style of drumming. It was a fun packed, high energy afternoon full of drumming and associated actions, whi [...]

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  • JET Spotlight: Alison Beale JET Spotlight: Alison Beale

    JET Spotlight: Alison Beale

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    25th January 2020

    Alison Beale was an ALT in Taketa, Oita prefecture. She is Director of the Japan Office for Oxford University, also her alma mater, with responsibility for forging and fostering links between Oxford and Japanese universities.  She talked to JETAA UK about her pride in being a JET and how the experience has shaped her life and career.  1. What inspired you to join the [...]

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  • JETAA New Year 2020 Events Roundup JETAA New Year 2020 Events Roundup

    JETAA New Year 2020 Events Roundup

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    14th October 2019

    This section is a guide to the range of upcoming JETAA UK events right across the country, coordinated by active Chapters in London, the Midlands, the North West and Scotland. Some individual chapter updates and news are also included. Please look out for the dates of upcoming AGMs for JETAA Scotland, Midlands and North West. Where contact details aren't given you should be able to find the [...]

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  • Japan Centre's Tak Tokumine on lessons from a life made in the UK Japan Centre's Tak Tokumine on lessons from a life made in the UK

    Japan Centre's Tak Tokumine on lessons from a life made in the UK

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    20th January 2020

    Tak Tokumine is probably the most famous Japanese entrepreneur in Britain. As the man behind Japan Centre, the food hall and retailer just off Leicester Square, he’s helped to popularise authentic Japanese ingredients among a wider audience at the same time as Japanese restaurants – including some of his own – have boomed in popularity.  It’s a vision that has evolved since he [...]

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  • JETAA NW Trip to Altrincham, film and bonenkai JETAA NW Trip to Altrincham, film and bonenkai

    JETAA NW Trip to Altrincham, film and bonenkai

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    12th January 2020

    On Sunday 1st December, JETAA North West members spent a very pleasant afternoon in Altrincham, a charming Cheshire town just outside Manchester. We met at the train station and wandered over to the market. In the market hall, there were a number of independent food traders to choose from and we all selected a different cuisine, including crisp sourdough pizza; delicious, fresh [...]

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