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...
2014 JET Pre-departure Orientation Resources

2014 JET Pre-departure Orientation Resources

Download the presentation from the 2014 JET Pre-departure Orientation here!
We Are Tomodachi: Magazine to All Our Friends Around the World

We Are Tomodachi: Magazine to All Our Friends Around the World

The Office of the Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet is periodically releasing an online magazine:  We Are Tomodachi: Magazine to All Our Friends Around the WorldThe magazine will feature various Japanese topics of possible interest: sightseeing opportunities, culinary discoveries, advances in medical care, and messages from Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.  The magazine aims...
Let's Cooking!

Let’s Cooking!

University of British Columbia Culinary Arts Instructor and former Nara JET Hana Dethlefsen has written a new Japanese cookbook called Let’s Cooking. Its tagline is “Authentic Japanese recipes you can really understand, using ingredients you can actually find.” The cookbook is being self-published through an Indiegogo crowd funding campaign, and has already reached its funding goal, 48...