Click here for the JET Programme Video Contest 2017

Held as part of the JET Programme 30th anniversary commemorations from October 2015 to August 2016, the ‘JET Programme Video Contest’ was first held to showcase the hidden charms of Japan’s local communities as seen through the eyes of current and former JET participants.

Once again, CLAIR will be holding the JET Programme Video Contest in order to have current and former JET participants share the charm of their ‘home-away-from-home’ with a global audience, thus helping to revitalise communities that utilise the JET Programme.

Eligibility: Current and former JET Programme participants

Contents for Submission: A three-minute video showcasing the charm of Japan’s localities as seen by JET Participants

Contest Period: Monday, 3 July, 2017 to Thursday, 30 November, 2017

Method of Submission: You will be able to apply through a form that will be made available on the official JET Programme website during the application period detailed above.

Awards: Grand Prize, the Runner-Up Prizes, the Best Idea Award, the PR Award.

The Grand Prize winner will receive ¥100,000 in travel vouchers.

It may be helpful to reference submissions from the previous contest through the following webpage ( when creating your submission. Please read the Contest Outline and Submission Terms and Conditions for other detailed information.

We are eagerly awaiting your submissions—through your videos we will share the charm of Japan with a global audience.

Enquiries should be sent to the following e-mail address:

Contest Outline

Submission Terms and Conditions