5 Mar, 2020

Sakura Days 2020 Volunteer Registration

2020-03-05T20:50:58-08:00Mar 5th, 2020|Events, Volunteer|

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.

For more […]

2 Jan, 2020

JETAABC Membership Survey

2020-01-14T21:10:43-08:00Jan 2nd, 2020|JET, News|

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 […]

16 Dec, 2019

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 […]

16 Dec, 2019

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. […]

22 Nov, 2019

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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