MAJET Event Schedule

MAJET organizes a variety of events throughout the year. We strive to create a mix of social, cultural, experiential/educational, and volunteer events. Let us know what you want to do, and we’ll do our best to make it happen!

Below is this year’s event schedule. Keep an eye on our blog or check out our Facebook group for any additional events we might put together throughout the year, and check out our latest events here!

2017-2018 Event Schedule

August 26th, 2017 MAJET Welcome Party
Our first event of the year, the Welcome Party is usually held the weekend after Orientation C. This is a great opportunity for new and veteran JETs to meet their peers.
September 2017 Trivia Night Potluck
Bring a plate and join MAJET for a casual Trivia Night in September.
October 14th, 2017

 

 

October 28th-29th, 2017

2017 Undokai
Our students shouldn’t be the only ones to have all the fun on Sports Day! At MAJET’s second undokai, you can have a crack at both traditional and new sports games and activities to take home the prize!

Dragon Boat Racing
MAJET is collaborating with KAJET to bring you Dragon Boat Racing! Actually held on October 29th, this event gives you the chance to board a dragon and ride down Nejime Port in Kagoshima – who will be crowned Khaleesi?

November 11th-12th, 2017 Mad for Mountains!
Once again, we’ll be kayaking in Gokase followed by an evening cabin campout and nabe potluck! On Sunday we’ll head to Shiiba for the annual Heike Matsuri!
December 9th, 2017

 

December 17th, 2017

 

Late December (TBD)

Pub Quiz!
Join us in downtown Miyazaki for some good old fashioned trivia with a bit of holiday cheer mixed in!

Nobeoka German Christmas Market
This annual Christmas Market is a wonderful way to for volunteers to give back to the Miyazaki community.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party
Before everyone jets off for the holidays, Aunty Jo and Uncle Jim are holding a Christmas Party, complete with fruitcake and awkward family photos. Don’t forget your ugliest Christmas sweater to win best dressed!

January 2018 Winter Wonderland Ice Skating 
Grab your skates and hot chocolate for a day on the ice in Ebino. It may still be extremely cold but what a better way to spend it than perfecting your triple axle?
February 2nd, 2018

 

Late February (TBA)

Midyear Party!
Join us for our annual post-Skills Development Conference party! This year’s theme is not yet determined, but we’re sure it’ll be a blast 😉

Murder Mystery
After the success of last year’s event, MAJET will be reprising Murder Mystery. Bring your candlesticks to the conservatory and don’t trust anyone as you act out a night of suspense and intrigue!

March 2018 TBD
Sorry, this event has not been decided yet! If you have a suggestion or request, please feel free to contact us!
April 2018 The Amazing Race Miyazaki
Inspired by the TV show, Amazing Race Miyazaki is the biggest and most exciting event of the year! Teams are required to perform challenges and solve clues in a race around the city.
May 2018 TBD
Sorry, this event has not been decided yet! If you have a suggestion or request, please feel free to contact us!
June 2018 TBD
Sorry, this event has not been decided yet! If you have a suggestion or request, please feel free to contact us!
July 2018
(after the Farewell Ceremony)
MAJET Farewell Party
Our final event of the year is also the most bittersweet. The Farewell Party is a chance to celebrate and relive the memories we have with our departing friends and wish them good luck on their future journeys.