This year’s northern welcome party was fun to say the least! Everyone started arriving around 5 pm to set up their tents and to start catching up and or meeting our new ALT’s in the region. Even if it was a little dark, they seemed to be enjoying themselves throughout the evening. The weather was […]
HAJET’s first-ever PHOTO COMPETITION is now accepting entries! Members from all over Hokkaido can submit pictures that relate to the theme “Hidden Gems”. It’s based on an article from the July issue of Polestar (our monthly magazine) by HAJET President, Sonia Chand. Please check out the excerpt below: “In Yoichi, one such place is Fugoppe […]
This year’s northern bike relay was the longest route with 80 kilometers, but the adventure was certainly worth the trip. After leaving Horonobe station, we made our way towards the coastline where we stopped along the way to take photos with Mt. Rishiri in the background. Once we made it to the ocean, we enjoyed […]
Interested in helping out HAJET? A handful of positions are open, or are soon to be open, and we could use your assistance! Read the descriptions below and, if they interest you, be sure to contact us! Social Coordinator Responsibilities Plan and run the annual Snowcation fundraiser, which brings JETs from across Japan to Sapporo […]
This year’s HAJET Foodie Fundraiser gave participants a taste of the Indian subcontinent, with foods, fun, and music to match. A family-friendly night of cultural exchange and good eats included buffet-style dining consisting of Indian curries and desserts Bollywood music henna tattooing, fortune-telling, photo booth silliness and traditional Indian festival games. Take a peek at […]
Prefectural council members met on April 20th to discuss a wide variety of topics related to all things HAJET. This included planning for this year’s incoming ALT’s and CIR’s, upcoming events/meetings, and a whole host of other topics. If you’re interested, consider becoming involved in HAJET and running for any of the positions as they […]
In preparation of new arrivals, and just to do some spring cleaning, our website will be undergoing a rather large redesign this week! Please don’t be alarmed if something isn’t where it should, or you come to an empty page, it’s to be expected for a short while. Thanks for your patience!
HAJET was present at Sapporo’s first Saint Patrick’s Day Parade! A small concert featuring the music of Ireland was held, followed by a parade through Odori Park. Everyone’s favorite melon-headed bear was there as well. The event concluded with a relaxing lunch at Sapporo station complete with green beer!