In early 2015, The Koinobori Project saw five Adelaide schools create carp streamers, or koinobori, as part of a cultural exchange with our sister city Himeji in Japan.

The koinobori were displayed in Victoria Square, Adelaide and again at Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival, before being sent to Himeji.

Our koinobori were recently displayed at a large festival immediately in front of Himeji Castle, with the locals being touched by the words written on them by the South Australian students.

Photos courtesy of Peter Mayer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Diary Dates

Wednesday 28 November

J-KAI 

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Courtyard Bar

Metropolitan Hotel

46 Grote St, Adelaide 5000 

 

Friday 30 November

Sashiko Class

10:00am - 12:00 noon

Multicultural Communities Council of SA

113 Gilbert St, Adelaide 5000

 

Sunday 2 December

JLPT

UniSA City West Campus

North Terrace, Adelaide

 

Friday 14 December

Bonenkai

6:00pm

Nishiki Izakaya

Sturt Street, Adelaide

 

Saturday 15 December

Origami & Calligraphy Class

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Cowandilla Primary School

21 Jenkins St, Cowandilla 5033