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6 10, 2016

Foreign Minister’s Commendation to AJS ACT’s Mr Michael Hodgkin

On 9th September, Ambassador of Japan to Australia -His Excellency Mr Sumio Kusaka- presented the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation to Mr Michael Hodgkin at his residence. Mr Hodgkin has contributed to the development of friendship between Japan and Australia through activities organised by the Australia-Japan Society (ACT) Inc. Among his family members and friends, Mr Hodgkin expressed his appreciation for [...]

4 10, 2016

Deadline extended for IFIE Japanese Language and Culture Course 2016

Kanazawa | 20 November to 17 December 2016 Deadline for applications has been extended to Friday 7 October.  The Australia-Japan Society of the ACT (AJS ACT), in conjunction with the Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange (IFIE), is again calling for applications for the three-week in-country course in Japanese language/culture in Kanazawa.  This will be the 24nd course that has been [...]

4 10, 2016

Canberra Nara Candle Festival 2016

29th October 2016 Enjoy the spectacular visual of 2,000 shimmering candles at the 13th annual Canberra Nara Candle Festival on Saturday 29 October, as we celebrate the 22nd year of the Sister City relationship shared between Canberra and Nara, Japan. Visitors will be mesmerised by the sounds of Japanese music and enchanting lighting that highlights the features of the beautiful [...]