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Fun Link Friday: Original Kanji Contest

Everyone knows that there’s nothing fun about the pandemic and it’s certainly been on all of our minds for months and months now. This past year Grape brought to our attention that there has been a contest for ten years+ … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Haiku Contest!

A quickie fun link for those haiku (and tea!) lovers out there. The well-known tea company Oi Ocha is hosting a “new haiku” contest that is open from now through February 28. All ages and nationalities are welcome to submit … Continue reading

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12th Annual JAT Contest for New and Aspiring JapaneseEnglish Translators

Organized and funded by: NPO Japan Association of Translators (JAT) Open to: Anyone with fewer than three years’ experience as a professional translator JAT membership not required Previous entrants (except winners) are welcome to enter again Divisions: Japanese-to-English, English-to-Japanese Entry … Continue reading

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Contest: Japanese Speech Contest for free roundtrip fare

Wasabi Japanese Speech Contest In commemoration of Wasabi’s launch, a new Japanese language learning tool that will spice up your studies with specially designed lessons for speaking practice with native speakers, we have decided to conduct Wasabi Japanese Speech Contest … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Send Your Haiku to Mars!

Check out this announcement from NASA, released at the beginning of May. Ever stop and think, ‘Man, would I love to send a haiku to Mars!’ Yeah, me too, every day. We all do, amirite? Sadly the deadline to submit … Continue reading

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KCC-JEE High School Essay Contest Program for High School Students of Japanese

For all of you high school level Japanese students and teachers, the Kobe College Corporation – Japan Education Exchange (KCC-JEE) essay contest is yet another chance to give young American Japanese learners a study abroad experience! All U.S. high school … Continue reading

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Ninth Annual JAT Contest for New and Aspiring Japanese/English Translators

Seeking to encourage talented people to enter the translation field, Japan Association of Translators (JAT) is pleased to announce its ninth annual Japanese/English translation contest for new and aspiring translators. The actual passage to be translated is a real-life text—the … Continue reading

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JFTC Essay Competition 2012: “Strategies for a Depopulating Japan”

Deadline: Sept. 15, 2012 1. Essay Topic The population of Japan peaked at 127.79 million people in 2004. According to the medium-variant projection of the National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, by 2030 it will decrease to 115.22 … Continue reading

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Japan Webpage Contest for UK Schools (2011-2012)

Make a website to share with the world what your students are doing to explore and learn about Japan and you could win up to £1,000 for your school! The Japan Foundation of London has extended the deadline for their … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Yuru Character Grand Prix 2011

Thanks to Super Awesome Happy Fun Time with Sean and Alice for the tip-off! Japan is famous for its cute mascots, which represent everything from companies to blood banks to local attractions. The NTT Town Page (タウンページ協賛) is currently running … Continue reading

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