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Latin American and Caribbean Charity Bazaar
The Latin American and Caribbean Charity Bazaar was held at the Tokyo Prince Hotel on November 2, 2006. >>more

Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) World Tourism Congress and Travel Fair
Jamaica participated in the JATA World Travel Congress and Fair which was held at the Tokyo Big Site on September 23 -24, 2006. >>more

Jamaica Tae Kwon-Do team tours Japan
The Jamaica Tae Kwon-Do team won the Tri-Asian Cup during a Friendly Tournament with Japan and the Philippines which was held on August 19, 2006 at the Gifu Memorial Deai Dome, Gifu, Japan.

The team also received the Jamaica-Japan Friendship Cup, as well as a share of the Busta Gold Cup.

Jamaica Tae Kwon-Do team
Jamaica Tae Kwon Do team with Rohan Daley, CVM Sports Reporter (Back
row - 5th left) and members of staff of the Embassy of Jamaica

Reggae Sunsplash in Japan 2006
Reggae Sunsplash returned to Japan on August 19, 2006 after a nine-year absence. A large and enthusiastic crowd filled the Yokohama Minatomirai New Port Pier and enjoyed the performance of Jamaican musicians Kiprich, Shaggy, Wayne Wonder, Freddie McGregor, Luciano and Jimmy Cliff.

Reggae Sunsplash
A section of the large crowd at Reggae Sunsplash 2006

Commemoration of Jamaica's 44th Anniversary of Independence - August 6, 2006
Supplements on Jamaica were published by the Japan Times and Mainichi Daily News online, in commemoration of Jamaica’s Independence Day, August 6, 2006. Please see the following attachment: Independence_message_2006.doc

Welcome reception for new Jamaican participants on the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme
The Embassy of Jamaica hosted a group of ten (10) newly-arrived JET participants at the Chancery on August 1, 2006.

The JET programme is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a series of events. For further information, please see the following website: www.jetprogramme.com

JET participants
New Jamaican JET participants, current JETs, staff members and friends at the Embassy of Jamaica

Camp Nepos Jamaican Children’s Fair, July 19 – September 3, 2006
A Jamaican-themed Children’s Fair was held at Camp Nepos, Ikspiari, Chiba from July 19 to September 3, 2006. >>more

Reports and Photos of One Love Jamaica Festival June 10-11, 2006
The One Love Jamaica Festival was held in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo on 10 – 11 June 2006 and attracted over 30,000 visitors, who enjoyed live Jamaican music and dance, as well as authentic reggae sound systems and deejays. >>more

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