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JET Study Tour: Iwaki

The JET Study Tour to Iwaki took place on November 16th to 17th, and it was a very worthwhile experience. Although I have lived in Iwaki for over a year now, it made the severity of the disaster and the … Continue reading

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Iwaki Odori 2013

On August 8th, the culmination to the Iwaki Tanabata Festival, the Iwaki Odori, was held in Taira. Last year, I watched the groups dance in the loop wishing I could join in – this year I got my wish. The … Continue reading

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Suwa Shrine Festival in Yotsukura 2013

On May 4, I and some other Fukushima JETs and friends participated in a festival where we helped to carry an omikoshi (portable shrine) around the streets of Yotsukura, Iwaki. We met up at a community hall and got changed … Continue reading

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