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Australia Japan Society - Qld Inc

Enewsletter- April 2021

Showcase Cinema - Shozo Ichiyama - both sides now

Showcase Cinema -  Shozo Ichiyama - both sides now
12th - 15th April 2021 | Griffith University Film School, Southbank

For the past 20 years, Shōzō Ichiyama has been one of the key figures in independent Asian film industry.

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Utsuwa - Japanese Objects for Everyday Use

Utsuwa - Japanese Objects for Everyday Use
The Society congratulates AJS-Q Corporate Members Kylie Johnson and Tiffany Johnson on the launch of their new book.

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AJS-Q Members' Gathering at Mizu, Newstead in March

AJS-Q Members' Gathering at Mizu, Newstead in March
Despite heavy rain on the night, members still enjoyed the recent AJS-Q dinner at Mizu restaurant, Newstead.

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4 Day Toowoomba Garden Tour September 2021

4 Day Toowoomba Garden Tour September 2021
Though we can't go to Japan just yet, AJSQ member - Japan Holidays - is offering members a chance to experience the next best thing - A Taste of Japan in Australia- with 4 days in September , including a visit to the picturesque Ju Raku En Japanese garden  - complete with delicate cherry blossoms.

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JLPT in Brisbane July - Cancelled

JLPT in Brisbane July - Cancelled
July Brisbane test cancelled


The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) has been offered by the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services (formerly Association of International Education, Japan) since 1984 as a reliable means of evaluating and certifying the Japanese proficiency of non-native speakers.

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Spotlight on Nara City

Spotlight on Nara City
When border restrictions ease, travel to Japan will be high on any Japanophile’s list. Here’s a summary of some of the highlights of Nara city for those who haven’t been, and a nice reminder for those who have and enjoyed its unique offering.

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The Japan Kanji Aptitude Test - Kanken

The Japan Kanji Aptitude Test - Kanken
26th June 2021 | Brisbane

Commonly known as the Kanji Kentei (漢字検定), or the shorter Kanken (漢検), The Japan Kanji Aptitude Tests are conducted three times a year, and vary from level 10 (80 characters) to level 1 (6000 characters).

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AJS Japanese Study Group | online

AJS Japanese Study Group | now moved online!
The Society offers weekly Japanese language get-togethers..

The group now uses an online conference call facility to maintain the regular Thu afternoon Study Group sessions.

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Immediate Past President - Andrew Hay
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Yuki Nishiyama
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