J-Kaiwa May 2009

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Get Your Nihongo On — Come to J-Kaiwa!!!

Our monthly J-Kaiwa gathering will kick off at 7 p.m. with beer and Nihongo at the Lucky Lab and, for those who are interested, we will head over to the Bush Garden lounge about 9 p.m. for an official nijikai with karaoke! Whether you are pera pera or your Nihongo knowledge is sukoshi dake, all are welcome.

WHEN: Friday, May 1st, 2009, 7-9+ pm (Karaoke nijikai from 9pm!!)

7-9 pm:  Hawthorne Lucky Lab Brewpub, 915 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
9pm -??:  Bush Garden Lounge, 900 SW Morrison St

WHO: JETAA members, JET Programme Returnees, Japanese friends and J-Kaiwa speakers of all levels.

WHY: To see some old friends, make some new ones and maintain that connection to Japan

COST: There’s no cost to join! You are responsible for your own drinks and food but your friendly Kaichos may buy a pitcher or two to get the party started.


We hope you’ll join us and look forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions, email us at jkaiwa@jetaaportland.com or visit the J-Kaiwa page to find out more information.

J-Kaiwa de aimashou!!

Vicki Bridges & Scott Klein
J-Kaiwa Kaichos

Filed in: Past Events • Saturday, March 21st, 2009

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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.