Japanese Language Classes and Winterfest 2020

JETAA Prairies members attending Japanese langauge classes in downtown Winnipeg. February 2020.
ETAA Prairies members attending Japanese langauge classes in downtown Winnipeg. February 2020.

For the month of February, JET Programme alumni members in Manitoba/Saskatchewan kept busy in February by holding Japanese language classes for its alumni and participating in an anime convention.

JETAA Prairies held Japanese language classes for its alumni members in downtown Winnipeg. What did we do? We reviewed/practiced our vocabulary, grammar, and actively applying it in casual conversation. This was a good opportunity to refresh our Japanese skills – especially in a city like Winnipeg where there’s limited chances to use Japanese.

JETAA Prairies members speaking Japanese in downtown Winnipeg. February 2020.
JETAA Prairies members speaking Japanese in downtown Winnipeg. February 2020.

Winterfest: Aikon’s Little Sibling

JETAA Prairies alumni atteneding Winterfest at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. February 22nd, 2020.
JETAA Prairies alumni attending Winterfest at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. February 22nd, 2020.

On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020, JETAA Prairies members had a table setup at Wintefest (the mini-version of Aikon) at the RBC Convention Centre. Meanwhile, in the spirit of the convention, a few of our members cosplayed during the day-long convention. For example, one of our members dressed up as one of the characters from the cartoon, Gravity Falls, and another one dressed up as one of the characters from Game of Thrones. Unsurprisingly, the anime map of Japan was in huge demand. Unfortunately, we only had one copy left (i.e. the display copy) as we didn’t get new copies of the maps in time. Well, next time.

Annual General Meeting: March 7th, 12pm, at Brazen Hall

Our next event will be our Annual General Meeting, It will be held at Brazen Hall Kitchen and Brewery at 12pm, March 7th, 2020. See you all there!

Event: Annual General Meeting/AGM

Date: March 7th, 2020

Time: 12pm

Location: Brazen Hall Kitchen and Brewery, 800 Pembina Highway

Please RSVP to JETAAMBSK@gmail.com.

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