Japanese Conversation Group

Brewmaster pub

Tuesday 4 April 2017

The Japanese Conversation Group provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for Japanese speakers of all nationalities to come together and speak Japanese. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month.

Japan Society Book Club: Tales of Ise

Tales of Ise Cover

Monday 10 April 2017

Along with the Tale of Genji and One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each, The Tales of Ise is considered one of the three most important works of Japanese literature. A poem-tale collection from the early Heian period, it contains many stories of amorous adventures, faithful friendship and travels in exile, framing the exquisite poems at the work’s heart.

Kokedama workshop – Create a moss ball plant

bonsai

Friday 28 April 2017

In this kokedama workshop, participants will learn how to create their own moss ball plant which they can take home afterwards. All supplies are included.

Japanese Conversation Group

Brewmaster pub

Tuesday 2 May 2017

The Japanese Conversation Group provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for Japanese speakers of all nationalities to come together and speak Japanese. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month.

Japan Society Book Club: Horses, Horses, In the End the Light Remains Pure by Hideo Furukawa

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Monday 8 May 2017

Horses, Horses, in the End the Light Remains Pure is a multifaceted literary response to the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown that devastated northeast Japan on March 11, 2011.

Japan Society Book Club: The Samurai by Shusaku Endo

the-samurai

Monday 12 June 2017

Set in the period preceding the Christian persecutions in Japan, The Samurai traces the steps of some of the first Japanese to set foot on European soil.

Japan Society Golf Tournament 2017

Golf-Tournament

Thursday 29 June 2017

The Japan Society’s annual Golf Tournament, for the Asprey and Garrard Plate, will take place on the Old Course at Essendon Country Club, designed by Fred Hawtree – a delightful assortment of challenging par-threes, tight par-fours and expansive par-fives. The format will be Stableford and the event includes breakfast, 18 holes of golf and lunch.

Japan Society Book Club: I Want to Kick You in the Back by Risa Wataya

I want to kick you in the back cover

Monday 10 July 2017

I Want to Kick You in the Back follows Hatsu, who is in her first year of high school and having a hard time fitting in with her classmates.

Japan Society Book Club: Hiroshima by John Hersey

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Monday 14 August 2017

John Hersey’s 1946 piece exploring how six survivors experienced the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, and its aftermath.

Japan Society Book Club: The Moon over the Mountain by Atsushi Nakajima

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Monday 11 September 2017

Ancient China is illustriously brought to life in these folk tales, legends, and stories of historical figures, which sparked a promising career for author Atsushi Nakajima.

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