Japanese Children's Day
This year we will hold Japanese Festival Darwin (ダーウィン日本祭) Event on Saturday 5th May from 11am until 2pm at The Charles Darwin Centre (19 Smith Street. The Mall Darwin).
Many of the fun activities include, Kendo, Aikido, Karate, Koto, Taiko, Toy goldfish scooping, Paper sumo, Kimono bookmark craft, and more!
There will also be Japanese food, and Japanese drinks for sale.
👘Looking for volunteers👘
Anyone who wishes to volunteer on the day, we would greatly appreciate it! The time frame for volunteers includes set up (from 9am until 11am) and pack up (2pm until 3pm) and also serving at the stalls during the event (11am until 2pm). Please email us at volunteer.ajant (A) gmail.com to let us know if you are available to come along and help out and what time frame suits you. We appreciate whatever time you are able to give!
20 Sun Submarine I-124 Commemoration
18 Mon Submarine I-124 commemorative Tree Planting Ceremony
19 Tue Attending Bombing of Darwin ceremony
5 Sun Children's Day Event
21 Fri 30th Anniversary AJANT member social picnic
7 Sat Japanese Festival Darwin
18 Fri - 19 Sat Japanese Film Festival Darwin 2019
26 Sat AJANT AGM
AJANT Member Christmas Party (TBD)
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Children's Day 2018
This year we held Children's Day Event at Civic Park on Sunday, 6th May from 10am until 1pm.
Many of the fun activities include origami, Japanese storytelling, Free face painting (by CGee's Mirror On the Wall), Kendo demonstration (Darwin Kendo Club), Yo-yo balloon, Kids Lucky Prizes, Fundraising raffle, Photo competition and Japanese games. There were Japanese food, Japanese drinks and Taiwanese Ice Cream (Traditional Taiwanese Food - Peanut Popiah) for sale.
Japanese Cuisine and Food Culture Seminar 2018
Saturaday 24th March CDU waterfront campus
AJANT with support from Consulate-General of Japan, Sydney are delighted to welcome Mr Hideo Dekura, food researcher and goodwill ambassador for the promotion of Japanese cuisine, to Darwin for this event. Mr Dekura gave a lecture on Japanese food culture and basic knowledge of Japanese cuisine (washoku), its ingredients and presentation, as well as a demonstration of Japanese cuisine that's easy to prepare.