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Statement Against Anti-Asian Racism and Violence

2021-04-08T13:06:38-07:00Apr 9th, 2021|JET, News|

We at JETAABC have been saddened to learn about the recent acts of racism and violence against the Asian community. We denounce them and stand in solidarity with all our community members against all acts of anti-Asian racism, violence, and hate.

As alumni and friends of the JET Programme, we are reminded of the Programme’s mission to promote grassroots internationalization at the local level, establishing ties between peoples and creating mutual understanding. Let’s use our experience to encourage others to learn […]

JETAABC Yomi-Kai

2021-03-19T10:58:31-07:00Mar 4th, 2021|Events, JET, News|

What is JETAABC Yomi-Kai?

JETAABC Yomi-Kai is a reading club created for JET Alumni, JETAA Friends and community members to gather to discuss and discover short stories by Japanese Authors in translation or by Japanese Canadian authors.

We always start by sharing first impressions and questions that we have and let that guide the evening. From exploring characters, plots, point of views, to the general theme of the work; these are just some of the angles we will talk about with each […]

JET Ski: At Home Edition Photo Contest

2021-03-01T00:04:01-08:00Feb 1st, 2021|Events, JET, News|

Thank you to everyone who submitted photos to the JET Ski: At Home Edition Photo Contest! The submission period is now closed. Voting for the People’s Choice winner is now OPEN. Head over to this form to vote on your top three favorites: https://forms.gle/Ae6Yv8hy9CZ6zXY88

While you’re there, don’t forget to register for our Après Ski virtual happy hour on March 6th, where we’ll announce the winners! Or register here: 

JETAABC Yomi-Kai

2021-02-01T21:29:42-08:00Jan 31st, 2021|Events, JET, News|

What is JETAABC Yomi-Kai?

JETAABC Yomi-Kai is a reading club created for JET Alumni, JETAA Friends and community members to gather to discuss and discover short stories by Japanese Authors in translation or by Japanese Canadian authors.

We always start by sharing first impressions and questions that we have and let that guide the evening. From exploring characters, plots, point of views, to the general theme of the work; these are just some of the angles we will talk about with each […]

JETAABC Japanese Language Classes: Winter Term Now Open!

2020-12-22T21:10:10-08:00Dec 22nd, 2020|Events, JET|

We are happy to announce that registration for JETAABC Japanese Language Classes for the winter term is now open! Our last term of online classes was such a success that we are happy to be able to offer another term online. We hope that as conditions improve, we will once again be able to offer you in-person classes in the near future, however for this winter term, it will be conducted online again. Classes will start on January 13th 2021 from […]

2021 Annual General Meeting

2020-12-15T09:48:51-08:00Dec 15th, 2020|Events, JET, News|

あけましておめでとうございます! Akemashite omedeto gozaimasu!

We hope you are staying healthy and safe at home. It is time for our Annual General Meeting and Shinnenkai, and we are going online this year! We are hosting this Zoom gathering on Friday, January 22nd, 2021, 6:30 – 8:30pm. We will begin with a meet-and-greet before proceeding into our AGM and Board of Directors election.

Your RSVP is kindly requested by Friday, January 15th, 2021 at agm@jetaabc.ca.

The AGM is your chance to participate in the […]

2020 Annual General Meeting

2019-12-16T14:17:15-08:00Dec 16th, 2019|Events, JET, News, Volunteer|

Your RSVP is kindly requested by Friday, January 10th, 2020 at agm@jetaabc.ca.

For more details on different board positions, please go to the JETAABC website. If you would like to run for a position but cannot attend the AGM, please send a platform to agm@jetaabc.ca by January 10th, 2020. 

It’s time to kick off Reiwa gannen and the Year […]

2020 Metro Vancouver Japan Bowl

2019-12-16T14:17:00-08:00Dec 16th, 2019|Events, JET|

JETAABC is excited to invite high school students learning Japanese to participate in the third Metro Vancouver Japan Bowl on Sunday February 23, 2020.

The Japan Bowl® is a Japanese language and culture competition for high school students who are studying Japanese. The Japan-America Society of Washington DC organized and hosted the first Japan Bowl in 1992. The competition has since been expanding overseas and is now held in Poland, England, Italy, Mexico, Serbia, Bulgaria, France, etc. […]

JETAABC Tea Ceremony

2019-12-16T14:16:37-08:00Nov 22nd, 2019|Events|

What is the difference between Koicha and Usucha? This tea ceremony experience covers formal preparation of both types of tea. Each tea will be accompanied with a different type of wagashi (Japanese sweet). You will also learn about the differences in flavour, preparation, and guest protocols between the two.

Time:  Saturday November 23, 2019
Session 1:  12:45 pm – 2:45 pm
Session 2:  3:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Cost: $25 for JET Alumni, $30 for guests

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