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We are very proud to announce the
Second JREF Essay Contest

in collaboration with Genki Japanese & Culture School in Fukuoka

on one of the following three topics:

  • What aspect(s) of Japanese culture intrigue(s) you the most?
  • Tell us about an interesting interaction you have had in Japanese or with a Japanese person.
  • Tell us about a situation where you learned something new or interesting about Japan or Japanese culture (perhaps through a misunderstanding of some sort).
The prize: a 2 week, 50-hour Japanese Language Course at Genki Japanese & Culture School in Fukuoka or in Tokyo. The winner can choose one of the following three Japanese Plus Courses:

  1. Japanese Plus Conversation
  2. Japanese Plus Traditional Culture
  3. Japanese Plus Pop Culture
Deadline for submissions: 15 December 2016

Please find all the details on our contest page: JREF Essay Contest

We are looking forward to your entries!

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Find all the info about our first Essay Contest in 2012, including a brief report by our lucky winner Maria, here. Within the next few days we are going to upload all the 2012 essays submitted to the Resource section.
 
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Just a little reminder to those who haven't seen our inconspicuous notice on top: we are still looking forward to your entries on one of the following topics:

  • What aspect(s) of Japanese culture intrigue(s) you the most?
  • Tell us about an interesting interaction you have had in Japanese or with a Japanese person.
  • Tell us about a situation where you learned something new or interesting about Japan or Japanese culture (perhaps through a misunderstanding of some sort).
Deadline: December 15, 2016
 
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All entries of the JREF Contest 2012 have now been added to our Resources. Find them here.

Disclaimer: all entrants agreed to have their entries published.
 
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Just a little reminder that we are still looking forward to your entries. Deadline: December 15, 2016! :)
 
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After long deliberations, our jury has selected the lucky winner of the Second JREF Essay Contest. Click the link below to read his intro and first statement:

JREF Contests | Japan Forum

Congratulations on behalf of GenkiJACS and JREF, and thanks to our jurors, too! :)
 
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Our contest winner, Ryan, has just returned from his sojourn in Japan. Please read his blog entry here.

Thanks @Ryan Noble, it's good to know you had such a great time in Japan ! :thumbsup:
 
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