Australia Japan Society - Qld Inc

Enewsletter- October 2021

AJSQ Careers Evening - Next Week

AJSQ Careers Evening
15th October 2021 | online via Zoom| Next Week

Come and listen to people who have learnt Japanese and have successfully utilized the language as part of their careers paths.

With strong trading ties between Japan and Australia, Japanese language skills will provide you with an edge in the workplace.

There are so many industries in which Japanese language skills can prove …

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An Evening in a Japanese Garden - Last days for tickets

An Evening in  a Japanese Garden
Saturday 16 October | Last days for tickets

On Saturday 16 October the AJS-Q will host a very special evening event in the beautiful Japanese Garden at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens.

Join us from 5:30pm and enjoy warm spring breezes through the trees and the soothing sound of running water over stones as you take a twilight stroll through the Japanese garden.

Then, as evening falls, …

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Applications for the 2022 JET Programme now open

Applications for the 2022 JET Programme now open
Application Deadline: Friday 12 November 2021 (AEDT)

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is administered through the collaboration of Japan’s local government authorities, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR).

Aiming primarily …

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Japanese Film Festival 2021 - Brisbane

Japanese Film Festival 2021 - Brisbane
11-21 Nov 2021

From epic fantasies to spine-tingling thrillers and avant-garde features from modern mavericks in contemporary cinema, the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) returns to Brisbane for its historic 25th year, screening at Palace Barracks and Palace James Street from 11 November to 21 November 2021.

The 2021 Festival program will screen 21 films from the hottest newly-released feature titles …

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Candlelight: Best of Anime Soundtracks at The Princess Theatre

Candlelight: Best of Anime Soundtracks at The Princess Theatre
20th October 2021

The best anime songs, like you’ve never heard before! Enjoy a unique experience under the glimmer of candlelight during this exclusive Candlelight concert.

A piano duo will perform some of the best-loved anime songs in one of Brisbane's most spectacular locations.

Enjoy a truly unrepeatable experience! An intimate ambience in a beautiful venue bathed in candlelight A …

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4 Dec 2021 - 25 Apr 2022

The landmark tenth edition of QAGOMA’s flagship exhibition series, ‘The Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT10) takes a fresh look at contemporary art from across Australia, Asia and the Pacific.

The exhibition surveys recent developments in the art of a wide geography spanning from Northern Oceania to West Asia, with particular attention …

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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 Zoom to maintain the regular Thu afternoon Study Group sessions.

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The Hon. The Premier of Queensland,
The Consul-General of Japan, Queensland


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Immediate Past President - Andrew Hay
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