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Tonari Gumi Fall Bazaar

Tonari Gumi Japanese Community Volunteers Association 101-42 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

** Community event unaffiliated with JETAABC ** Please join us at Tonari Gumi for 2022 Fall Bazaar on Friday, October 21st, 11:00am-3:00pm! Everyone's favorite Manju, Inari, Crafts, Japanese tea ceremony utensils, Japanese Art, Japanese dolls and Kimono will be sold.

Yomi-Kai: A Conversation with Hiromi Goto

Online (Zoom)

Join us as we invite author Hiromi Goto to share insight about her anthology, Hopeful Monsters. Please register here to attend this particular meeting. General Schedule for the evening will be as follows: 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm : Pre-discussion about Hopeful Monster as a group 7:30 pm - 7:45 pm : Author Hiromi Goto will join us with a brief introduction and will be reading two short stories 7:45 pm - 8:00 pm : Commentary 8:00 pm - 8:15 pm […]

2022 JETAA Film Festival

JETAA Ottawa, in collaboration with the The Japan Foundation, Toronto and the Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary, is proud to provide the first Canada-wide Japanese movie event. During the weekend of Friday, October 28th, JETAA OTTAWA will make available “online movie passes” to JET alumni and then the public at large. Towards promoting Canada-Japan relations, we encourage all JET alumni to take some time and share this movie with your loved ones, friends and colleagues. 🇨🇦🇯🇵🎬 A Gentle Breeze in the Village (2007) […]

November Yomi-Kai

Online (Zoom)

This month, to extend our spooky October into November, we will read famous mystery/thriller author Edogawa Ranpo's “Human Chair.” A lady comes home to read a letter and is left with an ominous feeling. Come join us on Tuesday, November 22nd at 7pm over Zoom. Click here to join only November's meeting.

January Yomi-Kai

Online (Zoom)

This month we will read Kaiji Motojiro's “Lemon,” and find out why people left lemons at a storefront in Kyoto. Click here to join us on Tuesday, January 17th at 7pm over Zoom. If you wish to get monthly news and updates outside of our JETAABC newsletter, please sign up here to join JETAABC Yomi-Kai.

2023 Edomae Presentation

UBC Acadia Park 2707 Tennis Crescent, Vancouver, BC

Come join us at the upcoming presentation by Mr. Takuta Hikita. Mr. Hikita is a former auctioneer of high-end fish at Tsukiji Market for over 10 years.  Combined with a Marine Sciences degree, he became an expert in the luxury seafood market. When he first moved to Vancouver in 2018, he realized that he couldn't find the types of fish that his family loved to eat in Japan. So, he decided to start his own company to share his passion for […]

3rd Annual JETAA Bento Workshop

Online (Zoom)

JETAA Portland, with JETAABC, is excited to present a third Bento Workshop led by Amanda Oumiya from K&L Bentos on Sunday, February 5th, 2023 at 11:00 am over Zoom. Anyone and everyone is welcome to join and learn! Amanda has been our trusted Bento Workshop leader the past couple times and it has been such a great success. We will be dropping hints on our social media for the next couple weeks. Can you guess what theme our Bento Workshop […]

February Yomi-Kai

Online (Zoom)

This month we will read Japan's First Nobel Prize Winner Yasunari Kawabata's "The Pomegranate." Click here to join us over Zoom. If you wish to get monthly news and updates about our Yomi-Kai outside of our JETAABC newsletter, please sign up here.

2023 Metro Vancouver Japan Bowl

Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC

JETAABC is excited to invite high school students learning Japanese to participate in the Metro Vancouver Japan Bowl. 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. The inaugural Canadian Japan Bowl was held in Vancouver […]

March Yomi-Kai

Online (Zoom)

This month we will read Mukoda Kuniko’s “Mr Carp” and learn how a carp can help us explore the family archetypes during the Showa Period. Click here to join us on Tuesday, March 28th at 7pm over Zoom. If you wish to get monthly news and updates about our yomikai outside of our JETAABC newsletter, please sign up here to join JETAABC Yomikai.

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