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

JETAABC Japanese Tea Ceremony Experience

JETAABC Japanese Tea Ceremony Experience  Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in an authentic temple setting! Members of the Urasenke Foundation will lead an interactive tea ceremony where participants learn about the history and cultural significance of Japanese tea ceremony as well as experience receiving, preparing, and serving bowls of matcha (green tea). The event will begin...

JETAABC Welcome Back Reception 2017 and Karaoke Nijikai

Welcome back JET Alumni of 2017! お疲れ様でした!バンクーバーにようこそ!そして、バンクーバー人の皆さん、ただいま! Come out and meet fellow JET alumni on Saturday, September 30th 2017 at the Earl’s Test Kitchen. Share all your amazing stories from your time on JET or Japan in general. To all the recent returnees, I’m sure most of you will have questions about things like reverse...

JET 30 Festivities

Did you know this year marks the 30th Anniversary of the JET Programme? In celebration, JETAABC has organized a trio of events, which span from water to land. Come join fellow alumni and friends at the JET 30th Anniversary festivities on Saturday August 26, 2017! Schedule*: Morning 9:00 -11:00 am Jubilee Dragonboat Practice – Free...

Powell Street Festival – Call for Volunteers

It’s that time of year again! Celebrating Japanese-Canadian Culture for 41 years, be a part of this year’s Powell Street Festival. Taking place August 5th and 6th, the festival is Vancouver’s longest community arts celebration! We are looking for amazing alumni to help out at our community booth on the Saturday and, this year, we...
JETAABC Sempai Program 2017 - Call for Volunteer Sempai

JETAABC Sempai Program 2017 – Call for Volunteer Sempai

The JETAABC Sempai Program is back! Tapping into the local knowledge of JET alumni, the Sempai Program is a “casual mentorship” initiative where new JETs are matched with JET alumni volunteers — based on the proximity of their JET placement cities — in order to provide the new JET with relevant local knowledge about their...