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

Wednesday 28 February

J-KAI

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Courtyard Bar

Metropolitan Hotel

46 Grote St, Adelaide 5000 

 

Saturday 3 March

Taishokoto Class

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Cowandilla Primary School

21 Jenkins St, Cowandilla 5033

 

Saturday 3 March

Origami & Calligraphy Class

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Cowandilla Primary School

21 Jenkins St, Cowandilla 5033

 

 

Saturday 3 March

JAFA Picnic

3:00pm - late

Hazelwood Park

Greenhill Rd

 

Sunday 6 May

Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival

11:00am - 4:00pm

Thebarton Community Centre

Corner South Rd & Ashwin Pde, Torrensville