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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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  • JETAA North West After the Earthquake: New Media Art Showcase JETAA North West After the Earthquake: New Media Art Showcase

    JETAA North West After the Earthquake: New Media Art Showcase

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    2nd September 2018

    After the Earthquake: Japanese Contemporary New Media Art Showcase   On August 27th JETAA NW collaborated with FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) in Liverpool and invited the public to a presentation in the stylish cinema room, The Box.  Director of FACT, Mr Mike Stubbs, gave a presentation on the background and purpose of FACT and an introduction t [...]

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  • JETAA North West: Free as a Bird by the Keiboku Calligraphy School JETAA North West: Free as a Bird by the Keiboku Calligraphy School

    JETAA North West: Free as a Bird by the Keiboku Calligraphy School

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    23rd August 2018

    On August 18, JETAA North West was invited to join Free as a Bird, the Keiboku Calligraphy School’s second exhibition and performance at the Jacaranda Club in Liverpool.  The Keiboku School is a large private calligraphy school in Tokyo run by Keiko Hiraga.  Keiko was wa [...]

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  • JETAA London – Pre-Departure Event JETAA London – Pre-Departure Event

    JETAA London – Pre-Departure Event

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    6th August 2018

    On Friday 20 July the London Chapter hosted a pre-departure gathering for outgoing JETs. The event followed the pre-departure orientation and embassy reception, and many took the short walk over to the Marquis Cornwallis to meet JET alumni and get advice based on first-hand experience (and be introduced to the concept of NIJIKAI!) It was a wonderful opportunity for the outgoing JETs to [...]

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  • JETAA North West Kimono Afternoon Tea in Chester JETAA North West Kimono Afternoon Tea in Chester

    JETAA North West Kimono Afternoon Tea in Chester

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    24th July 2018

    On July 21st, JETAA North West collaborated with SugarSalt Bakery and Kimono Keiko, both based in Chester, to bring together Japanese and British culture.  We named the event Kimono and Japanese Afternoon Tea. We had hired a room at The Unity Centre in Chester and upon arrival we were presented with a selection of beautiful kimono that we could choose from.  Keiko then dr [...]

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  • JETAA London: World Cup – Samurai Sunday! JETAA London: World Cup – Samurai Sunday!

    JETAA London: World Cup – Samurai Sunday!

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    19th July 2018

    On a scorching Sunday 24 June JETAA London met at Katzenjammers Bierkeller near London Bridge for a thrilling fun-filled afternoon of football. There were two second group matches: England v Panama and Japan v Senegal. Both teams could seal their progress into the knockout stage with wins, so all was to play for. A rowdy atmosphere with well-mannered football chants created an [...]

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