Event Report - JET Welcome Party

On Thursday 14 April, the IJCC held a JET Welcome Party supported by Embassy of Ireland to Japan.

Watch the video of the event here: https://youtu.be/cwHF5O8Khjg

The event was chaired by IJCC director and JET participant Aisling Barry. After a welcome message & introduction of IJCC activities by IJCC President Yoshihiro Tsuchiya, former JET Coordinator Mr. Gavin Munnelly gave a presentation to the participants. After the speech, Mr. Eoin Flavin, Third Secretary at the Embassy of Ireland in Japan, gave an introduction and message about living in Japan as a JET Participant.

The following Irish organisations then introduced their activities.

  • CCE Japan – Ms. Rieko Yamashita, President
  • Japan GAA – Ms. Naoko Nakamura, President
  • Irish Network in Japan – Mr. Emmett Bowen, Chairperson

After the main session, the quiz session was held using an online app, in which participants enjoyed various quizzes on Ireland-Japan relationship.

During the networking session at the end of the day, participants engaged in conversation and deepened their connections with each other.

We would like to thank all participants and speakers for their cooperation.

IJCC wish all JET participants the best luck for their career in Japan.