Archive for March, 2008

2008 Meishi Exchange

Annual Meishi Exchange will be held at Kanvas on Thursday March 27th from 6pm to 8pm We have rented out the entire downstairs This annual event give us the opportunity to come together as an organization and invite the Japanese community to network, make friends, share stories, and plan new events. JETAANY members: FREE Guests & FOJ (Friend of a JET member): $10 Everyone will receive 3 drink tickets and delicious appetizers Haiku Contest Everyone is welcome to submit an entry.  The topic is “Post JET Life” or “Life in NYC with a Japan twist”.  Prizes will be awards to the most creative entries. Entries can be submitted via e-mail to the social chair or bring a copy to the […]

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    Haru Ichiban is the first warm wind that comes in from the south west of Japan thawing the snows of March and signifying a change of season. Taking a cue from this time of change, Drom is curating a festival with adventurous musicians who put a modern spin on traditional Japanese music and performance. Coinciding with the Asian Arts and Antique shows at the Park Avenue Armory and the Lexington Armory, Haru Ichiban will present musicians in a wide range of string, drum and wind instruments. March 18-22 More information here.
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  • Haru Ichiban

    Haru Ichiban is the first warm wind that comes in from the south west of Japan thawing the snows of March and signifying a change of season. Taking a cue from this time of change, Drom is curating a festival with adventurous musicians who put a modern spin on traditional Japanese music and performance. Coinciding with the Asian Arts and Antique shows at the Park Avenue Armory and the Lexington Armory, Haru Ichiban will present musicians in a wide range of string, drum and wind instruments. March 18-22 More information here.

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    Dear JET Program alumni and supporters, We are happy to announce that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho-MEXT) have set up a special quota available only for JET alumni to be the recipients of the Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT Scholarship.) This special scholarship quota has been set up for the first time this year as a part of career development support for JET participants by MOFA and MEXT with the purpose of strengthening ties between Japan and JET participants as well as advancing the future career of JET participants. This is for graduate level research study in a Japanese university for the duration of 18 months starting October 2008, […]
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  • Scholarships for JET Alumni

    Dear JET Program alumni and supporters, We are happy to announce that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho-MEXT) have set up a special quota available only for JET alumni to be the recipients of the Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT Scholarship.) This special scholarship quota has been set up for the first time this year as a part of career development support for JET participants by MOFA and MEXT with the purpose of strengthening ties between Japan and JET participants as well as advancing the future career of JET participants. This is for graduate level research study in a Japanese university for the duration of 18 months starting October 2008, […]

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    Densetsu: Legends of Japan

    Dawn Mostow, ALT in Gifu Prefecture from 2003-2006, cordially invites you to the opening of Densetsu: Legends of Japan.  RSVP requested but not required to dawn@dawnmostow.com.

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    President, Megan Miller Vice President, Shree Kurlekar Treasurer, CJ Hoppel Secretary, Meredith Wutz A quarterly meeting will be held on Wed. 3/19 to introduce the new officers to the membership.  Please join us to learn about initiatives for 2008-09 and to share your suggestions. Contact Megan Miller to RSVP. Thanks to all of you who voted, — The 2008 Election Committee Tony McCormac, Chair, JETAANY Board of Directors Josh Safier, JETAANY Board of Directors Shannan Spisak, JETAANY Board of Directors
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  • JETAANY 2008-09 OFFICER ELECTION RESULTS

    President, Megan Miller Vice President, Shree Kurlekar Treasurer, CJ Hoppel Secretary, Meredith Wutz A quarterly meeting will be held on Wed. 3/19 to introduce the new officers to the membership.  Please join us to learn about initiatives for 2008-09 and to share your suggestions. Contact Megan Miller to RSVP. Thanks to all of you who voted, — The 2008 Election Committee Tony McCormac, Chair, JETAANY Board of Directors Josh Safier, JETAANY Board of Directors Shannan Spisak, JETAANY Board of Directors

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