Kabuki @ ANU, Sat-Sun, 6-7th September


The 37th Annual Japanese Evening Featuring Kabuki 2014

ANU Za Kabuki in conjunction with the Japan Centre, the Australian National University, the Embassy of Japan, Canberra and the National Gallery of Australia presents


Event 37th Annual Japanese Evening Featuring Kabuki
Date Saturday 6th September, Sunday 7th September
Where ANU Papermoon Theatre, Union Court (ANU Arts Centre)
Building 16 : http://campusmap.anu.edu.au/displaymap.asp?grid=ef32
Please note: Parking is free on Saturday and Sunday in any car park on campus.
Times Saturday – 7:00pm, Sunday – 3:00pm
Flyer Kabuki
Prices $15 – Adults $15
$10 – Concession $10
$8 – Children $8 (6yrs and under)
$8/person – Group of 5+
Info Ticket purchases available on the day of the performance or for reservations, visit us at:
For more information email us at



September Oshaberikai, Wed, 3 September



In the interests of trying different venues, our September Oshaberikai and get together will be at KING O’MALLEYS, on Wednesday, 3 September from 6:30pm.

If you can’t speak Japanese come along anyway, we all speak English too!

If there are any last minute changes they will be posted to the Facebook group:  www.facebook.com/groups/JETAACanberra/events/   

Where King O’malleys, 131 City Walk, Civic
Date Wednesday, September 3rd
Time From 6:30pm
Why Oshaberikai and meet up with other people interested in Japan.
Menus King O’Malleys menu

If you have any questions about the dinner, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Hope to see you there!

2014 Japan Film Festival Canberra Co-ordinator needed



The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) is coming to Canberra in mid-October, and is seeking a passionate candidate to join the team as a Coordinator. This is an exciting opportunity to work behind-the-scenes for the JFF and gain valuable experience. The coordinator will be responsible for local promotions, and volunteer recruitment and coordination for pre-festival flyer distribution and to assist during the film festival.

Duration Available from 11 August – late October
Location/s JFF will be held at Capitol Cinema Manuka, Canberra. The coordinator is also expected to recommend appropriate locations and hubs around Canberra to distribute flyers.
Hours required There are no set hours but workload will increase exponentially in the four weeks leading up to and during the Festival.
Payment $1000 incl. GST
Duties See attached PDF flyer



2nd hand book sale, Sat-Sun, 19-20 Jul



The Japan Centre, Department of East Asian Studies, School of Culture, History & Language, College of Asia & the Pacific, ANU, in conjunction with the ANU Japan Club and the ANU Kabuki Club, is planning to hold another “Japan-related Secondhand Book Sale”.  The inaugural book sale was held in 2011 as a fundraising activity for people in Japan affected by the 3.11 earthquake and tsunami, and was such a great success that we plan to continue with them into the future.

Event Japan-related secondhand book sale
Date Sat 19th – Sun 20th July
Where Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building (BPB; commonly known as the Asian Studies Building; Bldg.#110), ANU
Please see : http://campusmap.anu.edu.au/largemap.asp (Grid E-2)
Please note: Parking is free on Saturday and Sunday in any car park on campus.
Times 10:00am – 4:00pm each day
Food/drinks Tea, coffee and soft drinks will be served along with cakes and sembei. (All proceeds will be treated as donations.)
Prices Magazines&Manga ($1.00), Bunko-bon&Shinsho-ban ($2.00), Books&Monographs ($5.00-$10.00), CDs ($3.00), DVDs ($5.00), etc.
Info Shun Ikeda, Co-ordinator, Japan Centre
T: 6125-4030 (W) M: 0435-917-800 E: Shun.Ikeda@anu.edu.auKaima Negishi, Events Co-ordinator, Department of East Asian Studies
M: 0424-370-108 E: Kaima.Negishi@anu.edu.au

They would appreciate it if you could donate unwanted books, magazines, comic books, CDs and DVDs at any time before Friday 18 July.  However, they would like to limit the offerings to Japanese-language material or material related to Japan in any language.

Please bring your donations to the “Yukari-no-ma (Tatami Room)”, Level 3, BPB (as above) by Friday 18 July.  If you have many donations and they are too heavy to carry, please let them know and they will come to your place to collect them.

They are also seeking helpers before the sale to sort out books and other items as well as on the day of the sale both in the “Book Sale” section and “Refreshments” area.  Those who are willing to help, please let them know.  Please disseminate this notice widely amongst your family, friends, acquaintances and business colleagues.