Category Archives: Music

Art and Tradition: JETs Practicing Japanese Culture: Taiko Drumming

One of the coolest Japanese instruments has got to be the taiko drum. Just watching a group of taiko players leaping around hitting drums in unison is an amazing experience in and of itself, but some of our local Fukushima … Continue reading

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FuJET Beach Bomb Welcome Party 2013

by Bradley York This September, many JETs, current and former, braved cooling temperatures and the threat of rain to enjoy one of Iwaki’s great stretches of beach at what has come to be known as the “Beach Bomb.” For over ten … Continue reading

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Volunteering in Fukushima- July 2013

by David Tacoronte Playground of Hope On June 22 and 23, the Playground of Hope team led by Michael Anop and a group of 12 Fukushima ALTs came together on a 2 day endeavour to brighten the days of the … Continue reading

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Top NINE of ’09

Happy New Year!!! Alright… I realize that it’s already mid-January but with everyone (I hope) now back from their respective winter vacations and adventures, I think it’s still appropriate to wish you the best for the upcoming year. 

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Sendai Jazz

The Sendai Jazz Festival is this coming weekend, September 12-13! Sendai is a great place for people to come and feel the life of a city. Last year was my second year going to the Jazz Fest and it was … Continue reading

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