Upcoming Events

オズ・アジア・フェスティバル (アデレード市)

開催期間:2016年9月17日~10月2日

http://www.ozasiafestival.com.au/

 

日本人アーティストは以下の通り:

梅田宏明(ビジュアル・アーティスト&パフォーマー)"Split Flow & Holistic Strata"

公演日:2016年9月27日~28日

会場:Dunstan Playhouse

切符予約:ozasiafestival.com.au/events/split-flow-and-holistic-strata

If you're pressed for ideas this coming school holidays, JAFA will be holding a special Origami & Calligraphy class for children!

When: Wednesday 5 October (first week)
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Where: Cowandilla Primary School - 21 Jenkins St., Cowandilla
Cost: $10 per child
Minimum age 7 years
Maximum 12 children in class

To secure a spot, please click here to book via TryBooking.

Don't forget, we run regular Origami & Calligraphy classes every first and third Saturday of the month!

 

 

Get ready Anime fans: this October, JAFA will be bringing an exciting new event to Adelaide - AnimeGo!

AnimeGo! is an Anime film festival based in Adelaide, South Australia, showcasing some of the latest and greatest anime, with screenings of classic anime, exhibitions, stalls, and Japanese food and drinks.

If you loved our multiple award-winning Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival, you'll love AnimeGo!

Visit www.animego.com.au for more information about the event, and follow AnimeGo! on Facebook and Instagram for updates.

Stay tuned for more information on how to get involved - we'll be calling for performers, stallholders and volunteers soon!

 

 

You are invited to join Australian Red Cross and other community members at a public event to commemorate the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Saturday 6 August from 5:30pm - 7pm.

Join us at sunset at Elder Park, down from the Rotunda and towards the water, as we use candles, music and messages to remember and reaffirm the call for a ban on nuclear weapons.

Electronic candles and message material provided. Event concludes by 7pm.

For more information, please click here to view the event poster.

 

 

 

JAFA's annual Mid-Winter Dinner will be held on Friday, 5 August from 6pm. This year we'll be warming up at Wasai Japanese Kitchen.

This is a great opportunity to meet other JAFA members, or those with an interest in Japan, and socialise in a relaxed environment. Everyone is welcome - you don't have to be a JAFA member to come along!

The cost is just $30 for JAFA members and $35 for non-members. Food is provided in a buffet form, with a vegan option available.

Our last dinner event sold out, so secure your spot early! Visit our TryBooking site to book, and don't forget to share and invite your friends on Facebook!

 

 

 

JAFA is hosting its first Barossa Valley winery tour! Come along for a day filled with local wines, food and fun.


Date: Saturday 28 November
Venue: Barossa Valley, South Australia

Departure: 7:45am sharp; GPO, King William Street, Adelaide 5000

This is a full-day tour, and will be returning to the CBD at approximately 6pm the same day.

 

What's included:

  • Private bus pick-up from Adelaide CBD
  • Wine tasting
  • BBQ lunch

 

The tour will include a stop at the buzzing Angaston Farmer's Market for a taste of local produce, sampling local wine at various internationally-recognised wineries, Maggie's Beer Farm shop for delicious goodies and a BBQ lunch at the beautiful Seppeltsfield Gardens.

The tour is open to both JAFA members and non-members alike. There is a discounted rate for JAFA members, however non-members can opt to purchase their ticket plus a JAFA membership (for more information about being a JAFA member, click here).

 

Spots are limited, so register now! For more information and to secure your spot, please click here.

 

 

The Australian Walking & Cycling Conference will be held in Adelaide on 18 & 19 July 2016.

The simple acts of walking and cycling have the potential to transform the places we live, our economies and how we engage with our environment.

The Australian Walking and Cycling conference explores the potential for walking and cycling to not only provide for transport and recreation but solutions to challenges of liveability, health, community building, economic development and sustainability.

To find out more go to www.walkingandcycling.com.au.

 

 

The OzAsia Festival kicks off this week in Adelaide, with the spectacular Moon Lantern Festival to be held this Sunday, 27th September from 4-8:30pm in Elder Park. The festival is free and fun for the whole family, featuring lantern installations, food trucks, performances and fireworks over the River Torrens.

JAFA will be holding an origami and calligraphy workshop from 5:30-7pm, so come down and say hi and enjoy this amazing cultural event.

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Diary Dates

 

Saturday 21 October

AnimeGO! Anime Film Festival

10am - 10pm

Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas (off Rundle Street)

3 Cinema Place, Adelaide 5000

  

Saturday 21 October

Origami & Calligraphy Class

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Multicultural Communities Council of SA

113 Gilbert Street, Adelaide 5000

 

Thurs 19 - Sun 22 October

Japanese Film Festival

GU Film House

128 Hindley Street, Adelaide 5000

 

Wednesday 25 October

J-KAI

6pm - 9pm

Courtyard Bar

Metropolitan Hotel

46 Grote Street, Adelaide 5000 

 

Saturday 4 November

Origami & Calligraphy Class

2pm - 3:30pm

Multicultural Communities Council of SA

113 Gilbert Street, Adelaide 5000 

 

Sunday 3 December

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

12pm

UniSA City West Campus

North Terrace, Adelaide 5000