2023 JET Programme Departure Reception

On August 4th, Consul-General Watabe hosted the Pre-Departure Reception for the 37th JET Programme (Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme)  participants at the official Residence.

Including the 55 JET participants, there approximately 100 guests including MP Stephanie Kusie, MLA Shannon Phillips (a former JET paticipant), MLA Nagwan Al-Guneid, the Mayor of Rocky Mountain House, Debbie Baich, JET Alumni executives, representatives from Japan-related businesses, university instructors and more.

The JET participants will take off from Calgary to Japan on August 5th and will be dispatched to various regions and municipalities to begin their activities as ALTs and CIRs.
Greetings from Consul-General Watabe Speech by Shannon Phillips, MLA for Lethbridge-West
Speech by JET participant on behalf of 2023 JET group Toast by Stephanie Kusie, MP
The reception in progress The reception in progress
Group Photo