Upcoming Events

This year's Japanese Speech Contest organised by the Japanese Language Teachers Association of SA (JLTASA) will be held on Saturday 9 September.

The winner of each division will compete with other states/ territories winners at the Japanese Speech Contest National Finals which will be held at the Japan Foundation Sydney Office on Saturday 7th October 2017.

The SA Japanese Speech Contest has four categories. These are:
1. High School Senior Division
2. Open Beginner Division
3. Open Division
4. Background Speaker Division

For more information and the application form, click here. Applications close Friday 1 September.

 

Hiroshima Day Peace Vigil - Sunday 6 August 2017
Elder Park, King William Road, Adelaide
2pm – 4pm (formalities starting around 3pm)

Join Australian Red Cross to mark the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bomb detonation over Hiroshima, Japan. We invite the community to come together to remember the victims of this attack and to highlight the devastating humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons.

To register your interest, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hiroshima-day-vigil-tickets-36091150603; for further enquiries, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more details, view the full flyer on our Facebook page here.

 

JAFA's annual Mid-Winter Dinner is on again! Join us as we warm up at Sushi Planet on Friday 28 July from 6pm.

There is a full set menu available with vegan/vegetarian options. The cost is just $35 for JAFA members and $40 for non-members.

This is a great opportunity to make some new friends and enjoy some tasty Japanese cuisine! You don't have to be a member to come along and everyone is welcome, so bring your friends!

Hurry, limited tickets left! To secure your spot, visit the TryBooking page here. Please note, tickets must be purchased in advanced by Wednesday 26 July.

 

 

 

 

Join JAFA for a tour of the ABC Centre in Adelaide. The tour is likely to include a visit to the studios of ABC 891 Adelaide, A TV studio, a program set, the BtN team, the Newsroom and much more. A fantastic experience for all ages!

When: Friday 24 March 2017
Time: 10:15am - 12:15pm
Where: 85 North East Road, corner Rosetta Street Collinswood, Adelaide
Cost: Seniors & Concession $7; Adults $10 (Minimum age for tour is 10yrs)

If you are interested in participating, please contact Emiko Mayer no later than Friday 17 March via text 0417 823 873 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more information, please visit ABC Tours.

 

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.

 

 

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

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.

 

 

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

Instagram @jafaadelaide #jafaadelaide

 

Diary Dates

Saturday 19 August

Origami & Calligraphy Class

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Multicultural Communities Council of SA

113 Gilbert Street, Adelaide 5000

 

Wednesday 23 August

J-KAI

6pm - 9pm

Courtyard Bar

Metropolitan Hotel

46 Grote Street, Adelaide 5000

  

Saturday 2 September

Origami & Calligraphy Class

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Multicultural Communities Council of SA

113 Gilbert Street, Adelaide 5000

 

 

26 July - 5 September

JLPT Registration Period

 

Saturday 9 September

Japanese Language Speech Contest

12:45pm - 3pm

Education Development Centre

4 Milner Street, Hindmarsh 5007

 

Sunday 10 September

JAFA Spring Picnic

12pm - 3pm

Hazelwood Park

Enter from Greenhill Road, Hazelwood Park

 

Sunday 3 December

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

12pm

UniSA City West Campus

North Terrace, Adelaide 5000