Category Archives: Japan

What’s Hot? Spring 2014

It’s pretty important to be able to keep abreast of what is popular with our students and what isn’t. Who wants to be the teacher that brings in a bunch of stickers with a character the kids think is uncool … Continue reading

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Art and Tradition: FuJETs Practicing Japanese Culture — Kyudo

This is the first in a series of articles exploring Fukushima JETs who practice traditional Japanese arts as a hobby. Kyudo – The Art of Japanese Archery Kyudo is one of the many Japanese martial arts. It can be deceptively … Continue reading

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The Sapporo Snow Festival 2014: Retrospective

The Sapporo Snow Festival By Renata Janney The yearly trip to the Sapporo Snow Festival in February is the biggest trip organised by FuJET. Each year JETs head for the coldest prefecture in Japan for snow sculptures, skiing and various … Continue reading

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The First Ever Fukushima ALT Blood Drive

by Steven Thompson Last November, 15 brave souls gathered in Koriyama to give their lives to save others. Well, maybe not exactly their lives, but they did sign up to give blood. Donated blood is life for the people it … Continue reading

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Yanaizu Naked Man Festival

By Danielle Markewicz and Tito Santare This is a yearly festival that occurs in Yanaizu, Oku Aizu. All men are welcome to participate (usually a JET helps with organising for non-Japanese) and anyone is of course welcome to watch! Danielle … Continue reading

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