JETAABC is excited to invite high school students learning Japanese to participate in the fourth Metro Vancouver Japan Bowl on Saturday March 13, 2021. 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 […]
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 […]
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The AGM is your chance to participate in the […]
The newest group of JET participants are preparing for life in Japan! JETAABC and the Consulate of Japan in Vancouver are looking for energetic and committed JET alumni to facilitate the passing of the torch. We invite you to share your expertise and enthusiasm with the next JET generation.
This year’s Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) will be different from the usual format. A series of workshops will be held virtually on Microsoft Teams between Dec 5th – 20th, 2020. Volunteer positions will […]
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with the JETAABC booth at this year’s Sakura Days Japan Fair taking place on April 18 and 19 at VanDusen Botanical Garden.
The JETAABC table will require two volunteers per shift, which means you’ll have a chance to look around the fair, eat some food, and enjoy the cherry blossoms, while your partner stays at the table (and vice versa). We will be promoting the JET Programme, membership in JETAABC and Japanese tourism.
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Thank you for being a member of JETAABC! In an effort to refine our programming for BC-based JET alumni, we would appreciate your input on current and future events and activities. Please complete the following brief survey to offer your suggestions.
For all JETAABC members who submit a survey by January 15, 2020, your name will be included in a draw to win a special prize! The winner will be announced at the next AGM (January 17, 2020). Click here for […]
Your RSVP is kindly requested by Friday, January 10th, 2020 at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by January 10th, 2020.
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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. […]
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