Past Events

past events

 If you've ever wanted to try your hand at Sashiko (刺し子), come along to our one-day only class!

When: Friday 30 November
Time: 10:00am - 12:00 noon
Venue: Multicultural Communities Council of SA - 113 Gilbert Street, Adelaide 5000
Cost: $10 for JAFA members, $15 for non-members

Fee includes instruction, materials (1 Sashiko pre-printed fabric panel, 1 Sashiko thread skein, 1 Sashiko Instruction), coffee, tea and biscuits. Sashiko needles can be substituted by embroidery needles, but participants can purchase Sashiko needle set (1 short, 1 long) for AU$3. Participants can purchase more Sashiko panels or skeins if required. 

Places are limited to 10 and booking is essential by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling (08) 8370 8771 during business hours.

 


This year's Japanese Speech Contest organised by the Japanese Language Teachers Association of SA (JLTASA) will be held on Saturday 8 September.

The winner of High School Senior division and Open Division will compete with other states/territories winners at the National Finals which will be held at the Japan Foundation Sydney Office on Saturday 6th October 2018.

The SA Japanese Speech Contest has four categories. These are:
1. High School Senior Division
2. Open Division
3. Open Beginner Division
4. Background Speaker Division

For more information and to download an application form, click here. Applications close Friday 31 August.

 


 

Click here for the official Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival website!

This year's Japanese Speech Contest organised by the Japanese Language Teachers Association of SA (JLTASA) will be held on Saturday 9 September.

The winner of each division will compete with other states/ territories winners at the Japanese Speech Contest National Finals which will be held at the Japan Foundation Sydney Office on Saturday 7th October 2017.

The SA Japanese Speech Contest has four categories. These are:
1. High School Senior Division
2. Open Beginner Division
3. Open Division
4. Background Speaker Division

For more information and the application form, click here. Applications close Friday 1 September.

 

Our Origami & Calligraphy classes for 2017 will commence on Saturday 21 January from 1:30pm at Cowandilla Primary School - 21 Jenkins Street, Cowandilla. 

Classes are held every first and third Saturday of the month.

The cost is $5 for JAFA members and $10 for non-members. All materials are provided.

For more information about the classes, please click here.

To register your attendance, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Hiroshima Day Peace Vigil - Sunday 6 August 2017
Elder Park, King William Road, Adelaide
2pm – 4pm (formalities starting around 3pm)

Join Australian Red Cross to mark the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bomb detonation over Hiroshima, Japan. We invite the community to come together to remember the victims of this attack and to highlight the devastating humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons.

To register your interest, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hiroshima-day-vigil-tickets-36091150603; for further enquiries, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more details, view the full flyer on our Facebook page here.

 

The 2016 South Australia Japanese Language Speech Contest will take place in Hindmarsh on Saturday, 10 September 2016.

The finals will be held at the Japan Foundation in Sydney on Saturday, 8 October 2016.

The first prize includes a return air ticket to Japan.

For more information and to obtain an application form, please visit the JLTASA website at www.jltasa.asn.au/event/speech-contest

F
or guidlines and hints about the contest, visit the Japan Foundation website: www.speechcontest.jpf-sydney.net/index.html

 

 

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Diary Dates

 

1st and 3rd Saturdays each Month

Craft Classes

18th September 2021

2pm-3:30pm

Cowandilla Primary School

21 Jenkins St, Cowandilla

 

Coming in 2021

AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival

Saturday 30th October, 2021

12noon-6pm

Queen's Theatre

Playhouse Ln, Adelaide

 

4th Wednesday of each Month

J-Kai

23rd September 2021

6pm-9pm

Hotel Metro

46 Grote St, Adelaide

 

Bonenkai

December 2021