Exhibition
Akiko Ikeuchi: Silk Thread Installations

Exhibition
June 6 – July 1, 2016

This self-titled exhibition will feature silk thread sculptures to Tokyo-based artist Akiko Ikeuchi. Drawings and etchings by the artist, which resemble microscopic patterns and infinite fractal nets, will also be on display to complement the architecture of her installations.

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Workshop
The Sound of Japan —Koto and Shakuhachi—
Japanese Language and Culture Workshop

Saturday, June 25 (1:30pm-4:00pm)

Explore Japanese through music, where you'll have the chance to listen to a performance of traditional Japanese instruments, as well as have some hands-on experience.

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Contest
Video Matsuri Contest

Use your Japanese skills to create a three minute film, but don’t forget your brolly (this year’s special item)!
Contest now open – get your entries in by 23 September 2016!

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Contest
Art Speaks Japanese Comes Alive! Contest

Get creative as an individual or a team and prove that art does speak Japanese!
Contest now open – get your entries in by 23 September 2016!

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Tadoku
Nihongo Tadoku – Reading Nights at the Library

Tuesday, June 7 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Monday, June 20 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy a collection of entertaining Japanese books specially graded for learners in a casual group session.

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J-Course
Japanese Language Courses in Term 3, 2016 (All Courses)

Classes for Term 2 are now in progress.
Class information for Term 3 will be available in early June.

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J-Course
10 Week Taster Course in Term 3, 2016

Get a “taste” of Japan, and develop basic speaking and listening skills in this practical course for absolute beginners, starting July 18.

Applications are now open.

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J-Course
Beginner’s Language Course Information Session for Term 3, 2016

We will be offering new classes in our Starter and Elementary 1 Courses from mid-July, on weekday mornings. Free information sessions are available, introducing the course structure and textbooks, including a small demonstration lesson.

1) Tuesday, 31 May 10:30am – 11:30am (Starter Course) Full
2) Wednesday, 1 June 10:30am – 11:30am (Elementary 1 Course)

All are welcome. Please e-mail jcourse@jpf.org.au to book.

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Contest
Japanese Language Speech Contest

The Australian Finals will be held in Sydney on October 8 2016 for the winners of the State/Territory contests. Details coming soon.

New Voices
New Voices in Japanese Studies

The future of research on Japan.
Volume 7 of our peer-reviewed journal for emerging local researchers is now available.

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Japan Art Directory in Australia
Japanese Film Festival