Rakugo Performance at Tatsushi

This unique event comes to us courtesy of the Japan Information & Cultural Centre: Have you heard of the Japanese art of Rakugo? Rakugo is a traditional form of storytelling, told by a solo Rakugo performer who entertains the audience by telling mainly comedic, but sometimes scary, moving or even erotic stories. Tatsushi restaurant, right Read more about Rakugo Performance at Tatsushi[…]

A Hand-Rolling Masterclass with Yoshi Sushi

In coordination with JET alumni Helen Kono and her husband Yoshi, JETAA Wellington organized a scrumptious sushi-making class at Yoshi Sushi & Bento‘s beautiful new location in Press Hall. The event was one of our busiest in recent months, with lots of new friendly faces showing up to hang out and learn how to roll Read more about A Hand-Rolling Masterclass with Yoshi Sushi[…]

Making Japanese Bento on a Saturday

On Saturday, 19th August, JETAA Wellington co-hosted a Japanese-style bento-making class with the Wellington Sakai Association and Hello Katy Bento. The maximum 20 people showed up at the Wellington Central Library to learn how to prepare, cook, and arrange these famously creative and compact lunchboxes, so the class was quite lively and fun! The owner of Read more about Making Japanese <i>Bento</i> on a Saturday[…]

Bento-Making Class

Bento are Japan’s famously creative and compact lunchboxes often made with cute designs or characters, but always made with a variety of tasty Japanese foods. JETAA Wellington and the Wellington Sakai Association invite you to join us from 1:30 PM on Saturday 19 August for a class on making Japanese-style bento of your very own! The class will Read more about Bento-Making Class[…]