2006 Festival Program

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

Date: Sunday 7th 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

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

  • Tuesday 2nd May, 7.30pm, Gigantor - Tetsujin. The Australian Premiere with launch party, sushi and sake
  • Wednesday 3rd May, 7.30pm, Free Screening of Kurosawa's Red Beard on a 35mm print.
  • Friday 5th May, 7.30pm. Yoji Yamada's Hidden Blade.
  • Saturday 6th May, 1.30pm. The Cat Returns (G). In English and from the creators of Spirited Away.

Tickets are $11/$9 or Season passes $20/$17. For more inforation visit www.mercurycinema.org.au
Tickets at the door or bookings 8410 1934

Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database.

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Diary Dates

Friday 19 July

Japanese Style Card Making Class - Kids

11am - 12pm

Cowandilla Primary School

21 Jenkins St, Cowandilla 5033 

 

Saturday 20 July

Japanese Style Card Making Class

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Cowandilla Primary School

21 Jenkins St, Cowandilla 5033 

 

Saturday 20 July

Origami & Calligraphy Class

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Cowandilla Primary School

21 Jenkins St, Cowandilla 5033 

 

Wednesday 24 July

J-KAI 

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Courtyard Bar

Metropolitan Hotel

46 Grote St, Adelaide 5000  

 

1 August - 5 September

JLPT Registration Period

 

Friday 2 August

JAFA Mid-Winter Dinner

6:00pm

Wasai Japanese Kitchen

Field St, Adelaide 5000

 

Saturday 3 August

Origami & Calligraphy Class

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Cowandilla Primary School

21 Jenkins St, Cowandilla 5033 

 

Saturday 31 August

AnimeGO! competition registrations closes

 

Tuesday 17 September

Lisa Ono Live in Adelaide

7:00pm

Adelaide Town Hall