The Koinobori Project is a project to make Japanese carp-streamers with schools as part of a cultural exchange with Himeji, Japan.

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Want to conduct your own 'Koinobori Project'? Click here to download a booklet that explains in detail how to conduct the project from start to finish.
 
 
Credits

The Koinobori Project and the Japan Australia Friendship Association would like to thank...

Koinobori project participant schools

  • St George College
  • Cowandilla Primary School
  • West Lakes Shore School
  • Roma Mitchell Secondary School
  • Tatachilla Lutheran College

School teachers

  • Anthea Pasalidis
  • Emily Corbett
  • Jenny Panopolous
  • Lucy Tubb
  • Louise Walker
  • Melissa Weinert
  • Mio Honda
  • Takaaki Toden

Volunteers

  • Carly Lethborg
  • Catherine Migliore
  • Chelsea McCormack
  • Julia Cricelli
  • Pinn Chen Koay
  • Greg Corbett

Sewing and koinobori construction

  • Machiko Dunphy
  • Vanessa Kerr
  • Greg Corbett

Advice

  • Margaret Brooks
  • Mike Dunphy
  • Taichiro Takamatsu

Paint provided by

  • Japan Australia Friendship Association
  • Taichiro Takamatsu

Koinobori from Japanese schools provided by

  • Taichiro Takamatsu

Funding

  • Adelaide City Council
  • Japan Australia Friendship Association

Project coordinator

  • Greg Corbett

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Diary Dates

 

 

Saturday 1 April

Origami & Calligraphy Class

1:30pm - 3pm

Cowandilla Primary School 

21 Jenkins Street, Cowandilla 

 

Wednesday 26 April

J-KAI

6pm - 9pm

Courtyard Bar

Metropolitan Hotel

46 Grote Street, Adelaide 5000

  

Saturday 15 April

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