Here's What's Happening at JETAA Toronto:
The Japanese Community Boat Cruise is back! On Sunday, July 14 join the JCSA with CJS, JAVA, JETAA, and Japanada for a summer sunset cruise around the Toronto Harbor.
Enjoy dramatic scenery on the deck, or drinks, music, & dancing inside the gorgeous 175-person Pioneer Queen cruise boat. Wear your yukata, kimono, traditional attire, or even cosplay and receive a prize. Friends from Japan, Canada, or any background welcome. Continue reading
Come join JETAA Toronto and the Toronto Japanese Film Festival at the JCCC for the Toronto premiere of the 3/11 drama, Reunion, on Sunday, June 16.
JETAA sake aficionados enjoyed a delicious and enlightening afternoon in the Distillery District at Get Your Nihonshu On! An Educational Sake Tasting Tour on Saturday, June 1, 2013.
Canadian-style Hanami: Not what one expects
Many people may joke that Canada only has three seasons: winter, summer and construction season. Many Japanese people also may be shocked to learn that Canada has more than just winter. However, all Canadians know that ours is a country of four seasons, no matter how long or short-lived they may seem. Compared to the Japanese, though, we don’t tend to celebrate seasonal distinctions in quite the same manner.
JETAA Toronto is proud to announce the first event in this year’s Culture Series: Get Your Nihonshu On! An Educational Sake Tasting Tour at the Ontario Spring Water Sake Company on Saturday, June 1, 2013.
JETAA Toronto has reserved 2 private, expert-guided tasting tours at the Ontario Spring Water Sake Company. The tasting tour consists of an overview of the sake brewing process, raw materials and equipment, followed by a guided tasting of several of their freshly-brewed unpasteurized and pasteurized sakes. The tasting tour takes about 1 hour and includes a souvenir IZUMI sake tasting cup.