Past Events

past events


Four teams of international students will face off in a soccer tournament to be held in Adelaide.
JAFA and Nankatsu F.C. are involved so we really hope you will get along to this event and cheer the players on.

Quad Series Soccer Tournament
Cnr South Tce and Hutt Rd.
FINAL - 12 March 2011
 

Korea vs China       2.00pm

Japan vs Australia   4.00pm

BonenkaiFORGET THE YEAR 2010 with JAFA at our Bonenkai End-Of-Year Party. 

When: Wednesday, 8 December
Time: 6-9pm
Where: Metropolitan Hotel, 46 Grote Street, Adelaide
Cost: Members $5, Non-members $10

There will be a door prize ($100 gift voucher) donated by Shin Tokyo and a local band playing Japanese pop songs.  Platters of finger food will be served so it should be a great night. 

To help with catering, please let us know that you will be attending by registering here.

2002 Golden Week Japan FestivalOur major event each year is the Golden Week Japan Festival held to coincide with the holiday period in Japan. A well attended public event, the Kodomo no Hi celebration lets you enjoy a variety of exhibitions, displays and performances plus some great Japanese food! This year will be just as good with participants coming from Japan again.

JAFA's annual Nabe Night is over for another year. Thanks to everyone who attended.

Keep the cold weather away at our annual "Nabe night"

Nabe (nabemono) is a soup/stew cooked at the table and enjoyed in the colder months.

This is what Sato Restaurant will be serving up for us...

寄せ鍋 (よせなべ) - hotpot with an assortment of ingredients (chicken, fish, seafood, vegetables etc.)
ハマチ (はまち) - “yellow tail”
茄子田楽 (なすでんがく) - grilled or oven-baked eggplant with sweet Miso sauce
焼き鶏 (やきとり) - yakitori
ご飯(ごはん)- rice
味噌汁 (みそしる)- miso soup
アイスクリー厶 ice cream

Details:
Friday, 10th August 2011 6:30 for 7pm
Sato Japanese Restaurant
(131 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide)
JAFA members $25.00
Non-members $30.00
RSVP: Monday 6th August

Booking and prepayment essential. Read on for payment details.

 

2008 Golden Week Japan FestivalOur major event each year is the Golden Week Japan Festival held to coincide with the holiday period in Japan. A well attended public event, the Kodomo no Hi celebration lets you enjoy a variety of exhibitions, displays and performances plus some great Japanese food! This year will be just as good with participants coming from Japan again.

BonenkaiWe hope you all enjoyed the End of Year Bonenkai Party on 4th December.

A strong crowd of 60 members and friends stayed well into the evening to celebrate our final get-together for 2009. Please find some pictures below.

Heather Smith gave us an amazing show of her enka talent, while our special guest Mr Santa Claus helped spread the Christmas cheer as we all worked on "forgetting the year".

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas an a Happy New Year.

良いお年を... See you in 2010!

2006 Golden Week Japan FestivalOur major event each year is the Golden Week Japan Festival held to coincide with the holiday period in Japan. A well attended public event, the Kodomo no Hi celebration lets you enjoy a variety of exhibitions, displays and performances plus some great Japanese food! This year will be just as good with participants coming from Japan again.

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Diary Dates

Saturday 4 August

Origami & Calligraphy Class

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Cowandilla Primary School

21 Jenkins St, Cowandilla 5033

 

Saturday 18 August

Origami & Calligraphy Class

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Cowandilla Primary School

21 Jenkins St, Cowandilla 5033

 

Wednesday 22 August

J-KAI

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Courtyard Bar

Metropolitan Hotel

46 Grote St, Adelaide 5000 

 

1 August - 6 September

JLPT Registration Period

 

Saturday 8 September

Japanese Language Speech Contest

12:45pm - 3:00pm

Education Development Centre

4 Milner St, Hindmarsh 5007

 

Sunday 2 December

JLPT

Adelaide