Australia Japan Society - Qld Inc

Enewsletter- November 2023

Business Networking and Bounenkai (end of year party)

Business Networking and Bounenkai (end of year party)
16th Nov 2023

Come and Join the Australia Japan Society Queensland for its bounenkai (end-of-year party/business networking evening. )

This is an excellent opportunity to meet other AJS members and expand Japan horizons.

The event also features presentations to this year's Fuji Chamberlain Award to two outstanding university students of Japanese.

Sushi platters | drinks available at the bar.

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Come and Try Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony and Flower Arranging

Come and Try Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony and Flower Arranging
18th Nov 2023

Ever wanted to try Japanese ceremony or flower arranging but can't get to Japan? Good news!

The Australia Japan Society Queensland is proud to host the 'Chakakai' - come and try day- once again in a lovely setting at Mt Tambourine.

Tour two majestic Japanese-inspired gardens before learning the basics of Sogetsu style Japanese Flower arranging and …

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Queensland Reds to host Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights at Ballymore in November

Queensland Reds to host Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights at Ballymore in November
Saturday 4 November 2023

Following last year’s inaugural Queensland-Saitama Shield fixture in Japan, the Reds and Wild Knights will face-off again on Saturday 4 November at 3:05pm AEST in what will be a historic occasion being the first capped Queensland fixture at Ballymore Stadium since 2010.

Saitama Prefecture was Queensland’s first sister state relationship – formed in 1984 – and remains one of the …

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Global Fusion Futures: Empowering Multicultural Entrepreneurship

Global Fusion Futures: Empowering Multicultural Entrepreneurship
28th Nov 2023

Join in person or online in celebrating the contributions of people from diverse backgrounds and their integral role in Queensland's growth and prosperity.

Be part of Queensland's innovation story and seize the opportunities that lie ahead. At " Global Fusion Futures: Empowering Multicultural Entrepreneurship”, explore the exciting world of startups and innovative industries - fostering a vibrant entrepreneurial …

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Japanese Film Festival 2023 - tickets now online

Japanese Film Festival 2023  - tickets now online
to 5 November 2023

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 …

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Art Japan 2023

Art Japan 2023
8 November 2023 - 12 November 2023

The upcoming art exhibition in Japan will showcase around 120 art works by 100 Japanese artists.

The exhibition will feature a diverse range of themes, materials and forms of expression.

All of the art works will be sourced from Japan, and the exhibition will showcase the talents of artists introduced in the art …

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Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) – December

Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) – December
3rd December 2023

The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is largest-scale Japanese language test in the world.

Since 1984, the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services have continued to offer the JLPT as a reliable means of evaluating the Japanese proficiency of non-native speakers. The JLPT is widely recognised across corporate and government sectors as a benchmark for proficiency …

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Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Asia Pacific Screen Awards
1st-4th November 2023

The Asia Pacific Screen Awards are the region’s highest accolade in film where cinematic excellence shines. With films from 78 countries and areas in the region, APSA honours filmmaking that best reflects its cultural origins and the diversity of the Asia Pacific.

Over 3000 films have featured in competition and while they cover varied genres, styles and …

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The Brisbane JSL Study Group 

The Brisbane JSL Study Group 
The Brisbane Japanese Sign Language Study group was founded in November 2020.

The purpose of the group is to facilitate sign language learning, promote deaf culture and act as a bridge for the deaf and disabled communities in the Australia-Japan partnership.

Its current activities include: Online JSL lessons twice a week in a 4-term study framework. All lessons are conducted …

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After more Japan-related Events and Happenings around Australia?

Visit the National Federation of Australia Japan Societies for all the latest info.

The National Federation of Australia Japan Societies is the national body representing all the Australia Japan Societies around Australia.

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Chancellor: Her Excellency, The Governor of Queensland
Co-Patrons :
The Hon. The Premier of Queensland,
The Consul-General of Japan, Queensland


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