9th to 24th September 2023
“Japanaroo” is a new initiative, which started in 2021, to promote exchange and collaboration between Japan and Australia across culture, food, tourism, education, career development, sports, and technology and innovation.
The 2022 event featured the Matsuri Japan Festival at Chatswood Mall , the Japan Expo at Sydney University oand a traditional Hokkaido barbecue dinner at Artarmon’s Robata Jones Japanese .
Elsewhere there were e origami and ikebana workshops, live music from Japanese artists, pop-up art exhibitions and intro aikido martial arts classes.
“Japanaroo” is managed under a public-private partnership led by Japanese and Australian organisations and companies across multiple sectors.
Organisations and companies interested in participating in “Japanaroo 2023” by organising events during this period are now invited to submit their Application Form (to be submitted via a Google account2 by Friday 25th August 2023).