by Sofara Aiono It’s not every day that one is asked to represent their country in an event in which they have absolutely no experience,...
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Shinto connections? Throwing salt? Power water?!? There is so much to learn about sumo, but maybe this is enough to get novices interested. And hopefully inspire some fanatics.
This is a journey that I like to call, “journey to the sake festival.” It sounds generic and kind of like something you would name a photo album on Facebook, I know, but it really does sum up this story pretty well.
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I was looking forward to what Summer Sonic had to offer, but I wondered if the heat of the Japanese summer sun would leave me craving a typhoon to cool me down.
Down here on the Wide Island, we aim to bring together JETs from far and wide. Hiroshima AJET organizes activities and gatherings for the surrounding communities.