Meet Me in Miyazaki!

One of Miyazaki’s biggest and most exciting festivals, the Cape Toi Fire Festival, will be held on the 25th-26th of August this year. For those who don’t know, the Fire Festival features locals slinging lit torches towards the top of a 100-foot pole in order to light it: a sight not to be missed!

So that our new arrivals don’t miss out on this amazing festival, MAJET is planning a nearby welcome barbecue before the festival, so it’s a truly unforgettable weekend! Senpais, reach out to our newest additions by offering them a lift and let’s give them a proper welcome to beautiful, sunny Miyazaki!!
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Volunteer at the 2017 Sea Festa!

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Sea Day (海の日) is coming, that lone public holiday in the long, hot month of July. It’s a day this island nation sets aside to show its gratitude and respect for the sea, and lots of people spend the weekend getting in some beach time.

A day at the beach isn’t easy for some, though. That’s why Marine Blue organizes a volunteer event each year called Sea Festa (海フェスタ)! This event started years ago to help encourage people with muscular dystrophy to enjoy the sea. The event has grown to include many other disabilities as well. Some guests are blind, some have brain injuries, and some have other physical impairments. Continue reading

On a Deserted Island: MAJET and KAJET’s Shipwrecked Adventure!

The autumn equinox has come and passed, and now it is October. While the heat may hang around for a while yet, it’s time to say goodbye to our dear friend, summer. But not without one final adventure!

MAJET and KAJET teamed up to organize a joint beach party at beautiful Ajiro Beach near Makurazaki, Kagoshima. This beach is only accessible by ferry, with only a distant lighthouse to remind you of civilization. The water is clear and cool and full of fish and coral to explore! Continue reading

Aoshima Beach Barbecue and Campout!

Hey Miyazakians!

It’s that time of year again. School is getting back in swing and the summer heat is (hopefully) beginning to tone down. That also means its time for the Annual MAJET Aoshima Beach Barbecue and Campout!

Last year’s event was a smash! The weather was great, the water was warm―the sky was so clear that we were even favored with numerous meteor sightings! Let’s keep the tradition going this year!

Join MAJET at Aoshima Beach on Saturday, September 27 as we gather for one last bit of summer fun! The party will begin at 4:00pm, and we’ll get the barbecue going around 6:00pm.

There is no cost to attend this event! Just bring your lovely selves along with whatever food, drinks, and supplies you’ll need to fuel your wild beach antics. Continue reading