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By Jamie Ota | 9th June 2016 | No Comments

The Gunma Prefectural Board of Education is currently accepting applications for the position of ALT Advisor.  

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By Harris Vu | 27th April 2016 | No Comments
I can 2016

Bigger, Better, Closer to Home!
Back for its 5th year, I Can Japan is happening on Saturday, May 21st starting from 4:30pm, again at the Maebashi Plaza Genki 21.

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By Ashly Schanback (The Queen of Gunma) | 25th January 2016 | No Comments
snow fest

In February 2015, I went to the Iiyama Snow Festival with four friends in Iiyama City, Nagano. For those who want to embrace the winter magic, but simply cannot afford the pricey trip up to Hokkaido for the Sapporo Snow Festival, I recommend this as a cheaper, closer, low-key alternative!

Here are some personal highlights from the Iiyama Snow Festival in 2015:

Fireworks in the snow
I had never seen fireworks go off while snow was falling at the same time, so it was a wonderful new experience! The Disney soundtrack playing in …

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By | 10th August 2015 | No Comments

It’s that time of year again—one of GAJET’s biggest events—the Canyons Adventure and Mixer! Get to know your neighbors from Gunma, Ibaraki, Nagano, Saitama, and Tochigi while catching the last rays of summer during an action-(or leisure) packed weekend at Gunma’s own Canyons Alpine Lodge in Minakami.

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By Pat Penny (Update 8/2015) | 4th August 2015 | No Comments

Don’t miss out on the hottest (pun intended) festivals of 2015! Summer festival season has already started, so get out there and beat the heat with some shaved ice! Gunma has a ton of awesome festivals, see how many you can make it to this summer.

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By | 22nd May 2015 | No Comments

GAJET would like to thank you for an amazing year!
We are proud to have planned so many exciting events this year! Alongside our ever-popular events such as the Welcome/Farewell Beer Gardens, Block 3 Canyons Mixer, Halloween Party, Thanksgiving, and Ski/Snowboard Trip, we continued last year’s new events: Gunma Games and Art Share Night. お疲れ様でした!
The cornerstone of the GAJET year is the annual charity fundraiser, I Can Japan. With this event having the largest Japanese community attendance, we tailored it to our audience making it entirely bilingual, with both MCs speaking …

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By | 18th March 2015 | 1 Comment
I Can Japan

GAJET is proud to announce and invite you to its annual fundraiser, “I Can Japan,” which will be held Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 5:00 p.m to 8:30 pm.
Each year, GAJET hosts a fundraiser for the Gunma community to raise money to help a Japanese charity. The event features a pot-luck dinner, silent auction, raffle, and more, with all proceeds going to Save the Children Japan. This charity is now in its fifth year of running a recovery program for children in the Tohoku area devastated by the March 11 disaster (there was …

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By Samantha Corpuz | 18th March 2015 | No Comments

Gunma’s winters are long, dark, and ruthlessly cold and dry (blame the karakkaze), but its springs are worth all the suffering endured during its harshest season.

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By | 30th July 2014 | 4 Comments
kusatsu goddess

The sweet and sweaty oven-heat of summer is upon us, but while it may be tempting to lock yourself in with your aircon and an army of fans, be sure to check out some (or all!) of the amazing festivals our cabbage patch has to offer.

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By Christopher De Borja | 6th May 2014 | No Comments

GAJET would like to thank you for an amazing year!