Posts made in December, 2011

J-Quiz Japanese Competition Quiz for High School Students

Posted by on Dec 19, 2011 in Events | 0 comments

J-Quiz Japanese Competition Quiz for High School Students

On Saturday, February 18, 2012, high school students from all over Minnesota and Wisconsin will gather together to put their knowledge of Japanese Language and Culture to the test! Teams of students from each school will compete in 3 levels of difficulty.  Students will first write an essay, then participate in a preliminary round of questions regarding Japanese Language and Culture. The winners are sent to Washington D.C. to compete in the national Japan Bowl and attend the Sakura Festival. This year again, we are inviting family of the students, and any interested parties to come and watch the finals of J-Quiz!  Please come and support your student, or all students...

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2012 New Year’s Celebration: 新年会 Shinnenkai

Posted by on Dec 7, 2011 in Events | 0 comments

2012 New Year’s Celebration: 新年会 Shinnenkai

On Sunday, January 15th, JASM will hold its annual New Year Celebration Shinnenkai. This year’s event will be held at the Eisenhower Community Center at 1001 Minnesota Highway 7, Hopkins, MN 55305. The event will run from 4 pm to 8 pm and feature a wide variety of entertainment, cultural presentations, and fun activities. Japanese food and concessions, prepared by members and friends of JASM, will also be available for purchase. Mark your calendars now for this exciting event on January 15th! -Karaoke Competition We are going to have the Karaoke Competition as one of the Stage programs. There will be prizes for the winner of the competition! We will use the...

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Bonenkai 忘年会 & Kanna Club

Posted by on Dec 6, 2011 in Events | 0 comments

Join us to celebrate for the traditional end of the year JASM gathering! This has been a favorite event for those who miss the Japanese end of the year party: the Bonenkai tradition.  New members have a chance to mingle with long-term members at this fun event!  The price is $10 for JASM members and $15 for non-members for the event that includes appetizers.  Beverages are on your own account.  Make reservations early to reserve your seat! This event will also be combined with December’s Kanna Club.  Kanna Club is a monthly event that is designed to help people who are interested in Japan network and meet people with the same interests.  We decided that...

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December 2011 Newsletter

Posted by on Dec 1, 2011 in Newsletter/Tsushin | 0 comments

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