Upcoming Events

Our Origami & Calligraphy classes for 2017 will commence on Saturday 21 January from 1:30pm at Cowandilla Primary School - 21 Jenkins Street, Cowandilla. 

Classes are held every first and third Saturday of the month.

The cost is $5 for JAFA members and $10 for non-members. All materials are provided.

For more information about the classes, please click here.

To register your attendance, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Come and join JAFA in farewelling the year at JAFA's annual Bonenkai! We'll be celebrating at Ding Hao restaurant on Gouger Street, with a special banquet menu, with a vegetarian/vegan banquet option.

Where: Ding Hao Chinese Restaurant
When: 6:30pm, Friday 9 December
Cost: JAFA members $30; non-members $35

You don't have to be a JAFA member to come along. This event is open to everyone, so bring your friends!

Our last two dinner events SOLD OUT! Book early to secure your spot by visiting our TryBooking site.

 

 

Get ready, Anime fans - JAFA is bringing a new event to Adelaide!

 

On October 22, join us at Prospect Town Hall for AnimeGO!, showcasing some of the latest and greatest Anime, with screenings of classic Anime, Maid Cafe, exhibitions, displays, J-pop, free entertainment, Japanese food and drinks, licensed bar (18+ only) and MORE!

 

Visit the official AnimeGO! website at www.animego.com.au or follow AnimeGO! on Facebook and Instagram.

 

If you loved our award winning Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival, you'll love AnimeGO!

 

AnimeGO! is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia-Japan Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
AnimeGO! Principal Sponsor - City of Prospect
AnimeGO! Sponsors - Madman | Hanabee | ShinTokyo

オズ・アジア・フェスティバル (アデレード市)

開催期間:2016年9月17日~10月2日

http://www.ozasiafestival.com.au/

 

日本人アーティストは以下の通り:

梅田宏明(ビジュアル・アーティスト&パフォーマー)"Split Flow & Holistic Strata"

公演日:2016年9月27日~28日

会場:Dunstan Playhouse

切符予約:ozasiafestival.com.au/events/split-flow-and-holistic-strata

If you're pressed for ideas this coming school holidays, JAFA will be holding a special Origami & Calligraphy class for children!

When: Wednesday 5 October (first week)
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Where: Cowandilla Primary School - 21 Jenkins St., Cowandilla
Cost: $10 per child
Minimum age 7 years
Maximum 12 children in class

To secure a spot, please click here to book via TryBooking.

Don't forget, we run regular Origami & Calligraphy classes every first and third Saturday of the month!

 

 

You are invited to join Australian Red Cross and other community members at a public event to commemorate the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Saturday 6 August from 5:30pm - 7pm.

Join us at sunset at Elder Park, down from the Rotunda and towards the water, as we use candles, music and messages to remember and reaffirm the call for a ban on nuclear weapons.

Electronic candles and message material provided. Event concludes by 7pm.

For more information, please click here to view the event poster.

 

 

 

Get ready Anime fans: this October, JAFA will be bringing an exciting new event to Adelaide - AnimeGo!

AnimeGo! is an Anime film festival based in Adelaide, South Australia, showcasing some of the latest and greatest anime, with screenings of classic anime, exhibitions, stalls, and Japanese food and drinks.

If you loved our multiple award-winning Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival, you'll love AnimeGo!

Visit www.animego.com.au for more information about the event, and follow AnimeGo! on Facebook and Instagram for updates.

Stay tuned for more information on how to get involved - we'll be calling for performers, stallholders and volunteers soon!

 

 

JAFA's annual Mid-Winter Dinner will be held on Friday, 5 August from 6pm. This year we'll be warming up at Wasai Japanese Kitchen.

This is a great opportunity to meet other JAFA members, or those with an interest in Japan, and socialise in a relaxed environment. Everyone is welcome - you don't have to be a JAFA member to come along!

The cost is just $30 for JAFA members and $35 for non-members. Food is provided in a buffet form, with a vegan option available.

Our last dinner event sold out, so secure your spot early! Visit our TryBooking site to book, and don't forget to share and invite your friends on Facebook!

 

 

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Diary Dates

 

 

Saturday 18 February

Origami & Calligraphy Class

1:30pm - 3pm

Cowandilla Primary School 

21 Jenkins Street, Cowandilla 

 

Wednesday 22 February

J-KAI

6pm - 9pm

Courtyard Bar

Metropolitan Hotel

46 Grote Street, Adelaide 5000

  

Saturday 4 March

Origami & Calligraphy Class

1:30pm - 3pm

Cowandilla Primary School 

21 Jenkins Street, Cowandilla 

 

Sunday 7 May

Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival

11am - 4pm 

Thebarton Community Centre

Corner South Road & Ashwin Parade, Torrensville