Tagged with spring

Luau Pics, FAREWELL, And WELCOME!

First of all, a big fat THANK YOU to everyone who came out for the Farewell Luau! We had a great time! Kudos to all you guys who got a great game of Ultimate Frisbee going, it was really fun! Thanks for mixing with everyone and actually playing the “penny on your face” game, hilarious. … Continue reading

5/4 Sakura Matsuri Pictures!

A big and warm THANK YOU to everyone who took the trek over to Hirosaki last Friday despite the rain! We had such a great time! I know the blossoms were nothing like you had hoped, but luckily everyone was so positive and fun-loving that we all had a chance to laugh together! We had … Continue reading

Hirosaki Sakura Matsuri 5/4

Come out and enjoy one of Japan’s most famous Cherry Blossom Festivals with some of the JET community! We know a lot of us are taking full advantage of Golden week vacation days, but we also know that a big chunk of us are stickin around Aomori to enjoy Hanami! That’s where we come in! … Continue reading

Cherry Blossoms of Aomori

Aomori is blessed with dozens of beautiful places to celebrate spring. But there’s a lot more than just flowers at Aomori’s cherry blossom festivals. At different festivals you can catch a horse archery contest (yabusame), dancing and singing competitions, shamisen concerts, baseball tournaments, and tons of great food. Do you want to watch fireworks, see an ancient … Continue reading

April Happenings

April Events – Courtesy of Jeff Howick! It seems that spring is scheduled to arrive this month, because there are tons of cherry blossom festivals scheduled to begin at the end of April. Although it’s difficult to imagine everything will be blooming in just a few weeks, everyone assures me that it will happen. So … Continue reading