JET’s Video Contest deadline extended!

The submission deadline for the JET Programme Video Contest has been extended to August 31st! JETs will now have a chance to shoot footage during August when there are many fireworks shows and summer activities. Your summer-themed submission could win the Best of Summer Season Award: 50,000 JPY in domestic travel vouchers! Learn more about the other… More JET’s Video Contest deadline extended!

(Updated) Kagoshima Weather Warning: 10 May

Update (10/5/2016 15:53):  The warning has been extended to include: Akune City, Kirishima City, Shibushi City, Nagashima Town, and Osaki Town. On 10 May 2016, 13:29 Japan Standard Time, the Japan Meteorological Agency issued weather warnings of heavy rain to the following regions in Kagoshima Prefecture: Kagoshima City, Hioki City, Ichikikushikino City, Satsumasendai City, Aira… More (Updated) Kagoshima Weather Warning: 10 May

Kirishima Mountain Range Lecture and Excursion (2)

Do you enjoy walking and hiking? Do you want to learn about the history and nature of Kagoshima Prefecture? If so, you may be interested in this  upcoming lecture and excursion organized by the Ebino Eco Museum Center and the Natural Park Foundation (Ebino Branch, Miyazaki)! English interpreters will be available for both dates! Lecture and… More Kirishima Mountain Range Lecture and Excursion (2)

Kirishima Mountain Range Lecture and Excursion (1)

Do you enjoy walking and hiking? Do you want to learn about the history and nature of Kagoshima Prefecture? If so, you may be interested in this  upcoming lecture and excursion organized by the Ebino Eco Museum Center and the Natural Park Foundation (Ebino Branch, Miyazaki)! English interpreters will be available for both dates! Lecture and… More Kirishima Mountain Range Lecture and Excursion (1)

26th Satsuma-yaki Pottery Festival

This year’s Satsuma-yaki Pottery Festival will be held at the Kagoshima Citizen’s Exchange Center from 31 October to 8 November, 2015. Every year, the Satsuma-yaki Society organizes this large-scale exhibition of both traditional and non-traditional Satsuma pottery, calling on group and independent artists to gather to sell and auction off their works. Both black and… More 26th Satsuma-yaki Pottery Festival