JETAABC is the British Columbia / Yukon chapter of JETAA-International, the alumni association for participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme
Newsletter

Newsletter

Are you AMAZING? If you or a JET you know has gone on to accomplish great things (or cool, eyebrow raising things) after Japan, we would like to share your Amazing Alumni story. Please contact JETAABC Newsletter Coordinator at newsletter[at]jetaabc.ca We welcome your articles, and are always looking for writers and digital photographers....
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JETAABC Career Night

JETAABC Career Night

Are you wondering how your JET experience fits into your career path? Are you a JET alumni who just moved to Vancouver? Are you interested in revamping your resume and networking with other JET alumni in the area? If so, then the JETAABC Career Night is for you! Where: YWCA Hotel Vancouver (733 Beatty St,...
JETAABC Sushi Making Class

JETAABC Sushi Making Class

Update 10/15: Unfortunately, our sushi making class has been cancelled. Join us for an evening out with fellow JETAABC alumni and friends to learn how to make authentic sushi in a JETAABC exclusive private cooking class! We will spend the first half of the class making an assortment of nigiri and sushi rolls, and then...
JET Programme Recruitment Volunteers Needed

JET Programme Recruitment Volunteers Needed

The Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver is currently gearing up for the recruitment season for the 2017 JET Programme, and are looking for JET alumni volunteers to help out with university career fairs and information sessions. If you are looking for a way to get involved with JET and maybe reminisce a little, here...
Interested in Attending Sushi Making Class?

Interested in Attending Sushi Making Class?

Would you like to test out your sushi making skills and learn how to make authentic nigiri and sushi rolls? JETAABC is looking into organizing a sushi making class on Oct 20 from 6pm to 8pm! We are trying to confirm how much interest there is in hosting such a class. Please visit this JETAABC...
Free Showing of A Tale of Samurai Cooking: A True Love Story at University of Victoria

Free Showing of A Tale of Samurai Cooking: A True Love Story at University of Victoria

Inspired by the story of a family of “Kitchen Samurai” who has served not with the sword but with the kitchen knife. Haru (Aya Ueto) marries into the Funaki family, a family with a long history of serving the Lord of Kaga in matters of fine cuisine. Her new husband Yasunobu is set to succeed...
JETAABC Social/Networking Event: Advance Screening of Mariononi & Fatty Papa Japanese Casual Dining

JETAABC Social/Networking Event: Advance Screening of Mariononi & Fatty Papa Japanese Casual Dining

Kick off the Fall season by meeting or reconnecting with fellow JET alumni over the Vancouver screening of Marinoni followed by takoyaki, okonomiyaki and/or Japanese curry at one of Vancouver’s newest Japanese casual dining joints, Fatty Papa on Robson! This is a special advance screening of Marinoni with Japanese subtitles ahead of the World Premier...
Fall 2016 Japanese Language Course

Fall 2016 Japanese Language Course

JETAABC is pleased to announce the Fall 2016 JET Alumni Japanese Language Course! Whether a new returnee or seasoned veteran, if you are interested in taking free Japanese lessons, read on for important details and register here by September 12, 2016. FALL 2016 TERM – GENERAL DETAILS The Fall 2016 course will be comprised of 10 classes and run on Monday evenings...
2016 Baseball and Fireworks Extravaganza at Nat Bailey Stadium

2016 Baseball and Fireworks Extravaganza at Nat Bailey Stadium

You’re invited to a baseball game!  Enjoy the Vancouver Canadians play the Tri-City Dust Devils at Nat Bailey Stadium.  As a bonus, see some fireworks up close and personal!  Perfect way to enjoy a summer evening! What: 2016 Baseball and Fireworks Extravaganza (Vancouver Canadians vs Tri-City Dust Devils) When: Saturday, July 9th – First pitch @...
Powell Street Festival 2016 - Call for Volunteers

Powell Street Festival 2016 – Call for Volunteers

JETAABC is looking for volunteers for our booth at the 40th Annual Powell Street Festival on Saturday, July 30, 2016. The event is a celebration of Japanese Canadian arts, culture, and heritage in Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver. It features performances, vendors, and (of course!) food. The JETAABC booth will be located in a tent in...
2016 JET Programme Pre-Departure Orientation – Call for Volunteers

2016 JET Programme Pre-Departure Orientation – Call for Volunteers

The newest group of JET participants are preparing for life in Japan! We are looking for energetic and committed JET alumni to facilitate the passing of the torch. Consider sharing your expertise and enthusiasm with the next generation. Below you will find details on Pre-Departure Orientation and a full description for each volunteer position. Most volunteers are...
World Music Concert in Port Moody: Uzume Taiko

World Music Concert in Port Moody: Uzume Taiko

Uzume Taiko is known around the world for its bold musical collaborations and theatrical stage presence. As part of the Port Moody Youth Arts Fest, Uzume Taiko & Friends perform an amazing night of world music and drumming. Boris Sichon, Paul Bray and Kesseke Yeo will join the Ensemble playing a diverse collection of percussive...
JET Programme Video Contest

JET Programme Video Contest

CLAIR Tokyo will again be holding a video contest based on the theme “Japan’s local communities as experienced by JET Program participants”. The contest is primarily for current JETs, but former Program participants are also welcome to submit entries. Current and former JETs are all encouraged to participate in voting for the eventual winners. Tickets...