2007 Festival Program

Kodomo no Hi (こどもの日) - Children's Day celebration

Date: Sunday 6th May

Time: 11am - 4pm

Place: Cowandilla Primary School, 1 Jenkins St, Cowandilla

Cost: Gold coin donation

The programme for Children's Day includes lots of Japanese music, folk dancing, singing, games, kites, tea ceremony, martial arts demonstrations, exhibitions of bonsai and ikebana, craft stalls, trash and treasure stall, food stalls, Japanese trains (further information about the trains at an external site) and mochitsuki (pounding rice cake using traditional implements).

Japanese Film Festival

The film festival will present the work of Tezuka Osamu the father of Japanese anime and will feature some of his greatest stories.

JAFA will be presenting four films in conjuction with the MRC at the Mercury Cinema. The films being shown are:

  • Tuesday 1st May, 7.30pm.
  • Wednesday 2nd May, 7.30pm.
  • Friday 4th May, 7.30pm.
  • Saturday 5th May, 7.30pm.

Tickets at the door, special discount for JAFA members. For more information visit www.mercurycinema.org.au

Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database.

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Diary Dates

1st and 3rd Saturdays each Month

Craft Classes

1st April 2023


Cowandilla Primary School

21 Jenkins St, Cowandilla


4th Wednesday of each Month


26 April 2023


Hotel Metro

46 Grote St, Adelaide


Coming in 2023


Kodomo no Hi

Sunday 7th May 2023

Thebarton Community Centre


AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival

29th October 2023

Adelaide Festival Centre 



December 2023