Articles in the Events Category
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By Mark Morgan
I had always wanted to run a marathon. I never really thought about when or where it would happen. But ever since completing a half marathon a few years ago, the glass just felt half-full. So, three months ago, whilst watching all the Rocky films, fueled by Red Bull and inspired by boundless energy, I decided to sign up for the 2013 Mount Fuji Marathon.
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By Courtney DaRoza
This month I had, hands down, the most bizarre experience I’ve had in Japan so far. On the morning of October sixteenth, I woke up and went to school as usual. After two periods, my supervisor picked up me , as we were going to help out with an airplane crash drill at Hiroshima airport. Our supervisor hadn’t told us much about it but I figured that it would be no big deal. Oh, how I was wrong.
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Written by Nikolai Mastrovich
Attending the Japanese Grand Prix does not feature highly on the agenda of many participants of the JET Programme. In my humble opinion, these people are missing out on an event, an international one no less, which showcases some of the finest aspects of Japanese culture- in particular, enthusiasm and hospitality. It’s an entire weekend of quintessentially bizarre Japanese fanaticism. It’s history in the making. Also it’s f****** ear-splittingly loud!
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By Fiona Dwinger
There are memorable experiences to be made, positive impressions to be gained, bizarre occurrences to be remembered in my new home – quaint, beautiful, bohemian, heart-warming Onomichi. One in particular however, stood out even amongst the outstanding, and that was the Onomichi Lantern Festival.