Interested in Origami and Calligraphy?
We are searching for volunteers with an interest in Japan to collaborate with us in a project to create colourful koinobori (Japanese carp streamer kites) to display as part of an art installation in April 2015, and then as part of a display at the 20th anniversary of Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival on Sunday, 3rd May 2015.
We are looking for volunteers who...
- have a positive attitude and really want to make the project a success!
If this sounds like you, click here to register! Read on for more information.
An excellent opportunity has arisen for Japanese speakers in Adelaide; starting late January of next year we will need 20 native Japanese speakers to conduct telephone surveys from our client’s office just outside Adelaide city centre.
Lasting a little over two months you will be contacting businesses in Japan to conduct simple structured surveys, you will be offered full training with excellent and on-going support throughout the project.
Our client is very flexible with hours available between Monday and Friday they are happy to accommodate students, mothers and those with other working commitments.
You must be able to speak Japanese, preferably with the ability to speak Keigo as well as being able to speak, read and write in English.
Good rates of pay, friendly team environment and flexible work hours available.
Meetings will be arranged for the first week of January and any questions you have can be answered then.
If you like the great Japanese sport of yakyu you might like to join us in January when the Adelaide Bite play the Melbourne Aces. Three of the Melboourne players are from the Seibu Lions and we'll have an opportunity to meet them and get autographs. If you'd like to come along please click here to register.
Venue: Norwood Oval, cnr. Woods St. and The Parade, Norwood
JAFA's Kodomo No Hi Japan Festival is the biggest Japan festival in Adelaide. In 2015, the festival is celebrating 20 years. Click here to find out how you can participate and make the 20th anniversary something really special.
The day is filled with Japan-related performances, exhibitions, activities, food and stalls.
Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival has won a number of prestigious community awards.
Come along for a fun day for the whole family at this unique community event.
A big thank you to our sponsors!
What will I find at this year's festival?
Getting to the festival and parking at the festival
Stallholder, display holder and performer registrations are now OPEN.
In order to make the festival a success, we need the help of volunteers. Click here for more information.
Japanese Language and Culture Course in Kanazawa, Japan -- April 2015
The Australia-Japan Society of the ACT (AJS ACT), in conjunction with the Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange (IFIE), is again calling for applications for the two-week in-country course in Japanese language/culture in Kanazawa. This will be the 22nd course that has been run under this program.
JAFA's annual Bonenkai celebration is fast approaching -- register your details now!
When: 6pm, Friday 12 December 2014
Where: Little NNQ - 125 Gouger St, Adelaide 5000
Cost: JAFA Members - $35 / Non-members - $40
RSVP: Tuesday, 9th December
Step 1 - You must prepay. Read on for details.
Step 2 - Click here to register
J-KAI is on the fourth Wednesday of the month, 6pm at the Metropolitan Hotel, 46 Grote St.
友達作りにはJAFAのJ-KAIがオススメ。Metropolitan Hotel(46 Grote St.)にて第４水曜日に開催されます。どなたでも気軽に参加してください。 入場は無料です。
Stallholder, display holder and performer registrations for Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival 2015 are NOW OPEN. Read the information below to apply.
The deadline for applications is March 30, 2015.
In order to make the festival a success, we need participation from the community in the way of Japan-related stalls, displays and performances. Read on for more information on how you can participate and make the 20th anniversary something really special.
We are searching for students with an interest in Japan (particularly creative art students and early childhood education students) to collaborate with us in a project to create colourful koinobori (Japanese carp streamer kites) to display as part of an art installation in April 2015, and then as part of a display at the 20th anniversary of Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival on Sunday, 3rd May 2015.
The goals of the project are as follows
- conduct workshops at primary schools and/or high schools to create up to 100 koinobori
- display koinobori as part of an art installation in the leadup to the festival
- display koinobori at Kodomo no Hi in 2015
'Japan and Me' is a great page to visit if you are planning to visit Japan. Adelaide residents talk about their experiences visiting or living in Japan.
10 January, Saturday - 1pm onwards
Origami & Calligraphy classes
16 January, Friday - 8pm onwards
Asian Cup Tournament - Japan vs Iraq
17 January, Saturday - 6:30pm onwards
JAFA Baseball Night
28 January, Wednesday - 6pm onwards
3 May, Sunday - 11am-4pm
Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival
Cowandilla Primary School
21 Jenkins St Cowandilla