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Enewsletter- August 2019

AJS-Q Spring Bento Dinner at Mizu Japanese Restaurant

AJS-Q Spring Bento Dinner at Mizu Japanese Restaurant
13th September 2019

Come and join other AJS-Q members and friends for a casual bento dinner at Mizu Japanese restaurant, 2 Macquarie St Newstead.

Friday | 7:00 PM

Please book and pre-order your choice of bento from the registration form.

COST: $35 pp | $40pp non-members (includes sushi entree on arrival and choice of bento …

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AJSQ Annual Careers Evening

AJSQ Annual Careers Evening
L to R - Tommi Sullivan, Sarai Cook, Jaclyn Thompson, Sarah Hayes, Dr Anne De Kretser

More than 60 students attended the AJS-Q’s annual Careers Evening held at Griffith University’s Southbank campus on Wednesday 7 August.

Speakers Sarah Hayes, Sarai Cook, Tommi Sullivan and Rhys McGoldrick shared their experiences of pursuing Japan related careers before Andrew Carter from the Consulate General of Japan and Jaclyn Thompson, a former JET participant, spoke about the JET program.

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Officials from Kobe and and Ichikawa visit Brisbane

Officials from Kobe and and Ichikawa visit Brisbane

The Mayor of Ichikawa in Chiba, Mr Hirotami Murakoshi and the Vice Mayor of Kobe, Mr Hidetoshi Terasaki, (pictured above) recently visited Brisbane to attend and speak at the Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) and Mayors’ Forum.

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Make it Exhibition - featuring Kenji Uranishi

Make it - featuring Kenji Uranishi
20 July - 14 September

Tools are the key to understanding humanity. As a society develops, so too does its use of tools. We’re wholly dependent on them, and use them from each moment to the next.

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YAMATO – The Drummers of Japan

YAMATO – The Drummers of Japan
17th August 2019

YAMATO, a group of dozens of musicians, start their performance by hitting Japanese taiko drum made from a 400 year-old tree, moving their whole bodies to strike the drum with everything in their souls, creating a powerful surge of energy.

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Japanese Cultural Day - part of Japan Week 2019

Japanese Cultural Day - part of Japan Week 2019
18th August 2019

Celebrate Japan Week with traditional Japanese music, tea ceremony, calligraphy, ikebana, kimono dressing and taiko drumming.

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Tako-Ten Exhibition

Tako-Ten Exhibition
22nd August 2019

Tako-Ten is an exhibition of hand-painted Japanese style kites.

Painted by four different artists – Clint Steele, Eric Bruckner, Horisano and Malis.

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Sogetsu Ikebana Exhibition 2019

Sogetsu Ikebana Exhibition 2019
24th-25th August 2019

Annual Sogetsu Ikebana Exhibition - Ikebana - the Japanese Art of flower arranging.

Tarun Nagesh, Curator, Asian Art, QAGOMA will open the exhibition at 1015 AM on Sat 24th August 2019

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Matsuri Brisbane 2019

Matsuri Brisbane 2019
7th September 2019

Matsuri Brisbane 2019 "Feel Real Japan"

Brisbane Japanese community group, Brisbane Seinendan Inc., is proud to announce the essence of Japanese “matsuri” or festival spirit to Brisbane again.

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Lisa Ono - Live in Brisbane 2019

Lisa Ono - Live in Brisbane 2019
22 September 2019

After the highly acclaimed sold-out shows in 2018, Japanese-Brazilian Bossa Nova queen, Lisa Ono, is bringing her warm smile and beautiful music back to Brisbane again in 2019.

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AJS Japanese Study Group

The AJS Qld maintains a regular study group, which meets each Thursday at The Edge, State Library of Queensland.

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