29 07, 2019

National Conference 2020


The next Biennial Conference of the National Federation of Australia Japan Societies will be held 18-20 September 2020. The host city for 2020 will be Adelaide, South Australia. A conference committee comprising of representatives from the Japan Australia Friendship Association, the Australia Japan Association of South Australia and the Australia Japan Business Council of South Australia has been established to oversee the preparations. The conference will focus around the rejuvenated [...]

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19 08, 2019

Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival 2019


17 August-  25 August 2019 The award winning Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival is back in 2019, bringing you a festival all about food, flowers and feeling good. The 2019 Sydney Blossom Festival will be held across 9 days commencing on Saturday 17 August and continuing to Sunday 25 August 2019. There are different themes and entertainment for weekends and weekdays so be sure to pick a day that's best for you. [...]

Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival 20192019-08-19T08:17:19+10:00
18 08, 2019

Sydney Launch of Cowra Voices


4th September 2019 This will be the Sydney launch of Cowra Voices, a storytelling project based in the Central West region of NSW, Australia. Beginning in February, 2018 and concluding in August, 2019 to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the Cowra Breakout, this project aims to link people and places by creating a geo-location capable storytelling app–much like a heritage trail app–exploring Cowra’s unique story of civic peace and [...]

Sydney Launch of Cowra Voices2019-08-19T08:20:04+10:00
30 07, 2019

AJS FNQ Scholarship 2019-2020


During the December School Holidays of 2019-2020, the Australia-Japan Society FNQ will again sponsor two students from a Cairns School, to live as Home-stay and study within a Japanese Junior High School for a 4 week period. Year 9 / 10 / 11 students are encouraged to apply for the scholarship and be in Japan during December 2019 and January 2020. view more

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29 07, 2019

Shinju Matsuri – Broome


7th-15th September 2019 Shinju Matsuri is our much loved festival which encapsulates everything that is Broome and the surrounding areas of the Kimberley region. Featuring an incredible kaleidoscope of events, Shinju Matsuri pays tribute to our heritage and culture as well as showcasing the multitude of phenomenal talent we have up here. >> view more

Shinju Matsuri – Broome2019-07-29T18:49:47+10:00
29 07, 2019

2020 Japan Educational Leaders Tours


The Japan Foundation, Sydney and Japan National Tourism Organization Sydney Office are offering Australian school principals the opportunity to apply for a tour in Japan to visit schools and interesting sights, as well as to experience and learn about Japanese culture. Tour Name: 2020 Japan Educational Leaders Tours Tour Dates: February 23 (Sunday) to March 2 (Monday), 2020 Eligibility: Applicant must be a principal of an Australian school and meet [...]

2020 Japan Educational Leaders Tours2019-07-29T18:40:36+10:00
29 07, 2019

Japan Culture and Art Festival – Collingwood


7th Oct 2019 This Festival started in 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. It focuses on mutual interaction & audience participation to enrich the cultural exchange experience through workshops, performances, music & art exhibition. この文化祭は2010年にオーストラリア・メルボルンで誕生しました。コンセプトは「体験」「交流」「自分探し」。日本文化体験ブース・ワークショップや音楽・芸術パフォーマンス、アート展示が行われます。皆が出会って、つながっていくきっかけにもなっています。 Collingwood Town Hall view more

Japan Culture and Art Festival – Collingwood2019-07-29T18:36:06+10:00
29 07, 2019

Sakura Matsuri Festival – Cowra


28th September 2019 Sakura Matsuri is a major event on Cowra’s tourism calendar, celebrating the birth of spring. It attracts performers from across Australia and around the world. Locals, Australian and International visitors alike have the opportunity to experience traditional elements of Japanese culture. Sakura at the Cowra Japanese Garden is celebrated annually in September when the cherry blossoms are at their peak. The cherry blossoms usually continue to flower [...]

Sakura Matsuri Festival – Cowra2019-07-29T18:53:49+10:00
26 06, 2019

Matsuri Japan Festival – Sydney


7th December 2019 Matsuri Festival Sydney is a Japanese festival held every year to celebrate Japanese culture and cross cultural friendship between the Japanese community and local community. This event was founded back in 2006, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Japan and Australia’s friendship. Since then, Sydney’s Japanese community have been working hard to host a traditional style Matsuri, making this event a Summer staple for Sydney community. Darling [...]

Matsuri Japan Festival – Sydney2019-06-26T08:49:48+10:00
11 06, 2019

Japanese Film Festival 2019


21 Nov - 1 Dec 2019 Experience the best in contemporary Japanese cinema, from film festival favourites and box-office hits to indie gems and quirky anime The Japanese Film Festival in Australia (JFF) is presented by The Japan Foundation, Sydney. The JFF started in 1997 with three free film screenings by former Festival Director Masafumi Konomi and is now one of the largest celebrations of Japanese films in the world. [...]

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