– Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographers
Consulate-General of Japan in Perth is proud to be part of the City of
Perth Winter Arts Season and to announce an upcoming exhibition titled
gTOHOKU – Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographersh.
travelling exhibition, presented by the Japan Foundation, consists of
works by nine photographers and one group of photographers which together
portray the past, present and future of the people and culture of the
Tohoku Region in northern Japan. Works ranging from photographs taken in
the 1940s to those taken in recent years will be on display, and the
exhibition aims to give people throughout the world a feel for the
enduring fascination of Tohoku.
culture traces its roots to the Jomon period of the tenth to third
centuries BC, and the essence of Jomon culture remains vibrant in Tohoku
today. This exhibition is not a report on the extent of the disaster or
on the progress of reconstruction following the Great East Japan
Earthquake which struck the region in March 2011, but an effort to
introduce to the world the land of the Tohoku region, its people and
Venue: Council House, 27 St Georges Terrace, Perth
July 9 to Friday, July 27, 2012
9am – 5pm, Saturdays 11am – 3pm, closed on Sundays
Around Inagaki, Tsugaru-shi
560 x 457, Gelatin Silver Print
Courtesy of Hiroko Kojima
Statue of Osawabutsu, Ourani Sanpou Koujin, Dewa
1046 x 740 Lambda print
Courtesy of Artist
by the Australia-Japan
Society of WA, ikebana classes will be held at the Hyogo Prefectural
Government Cultural Centre on Wednesday mornings from July 11 to
September 12. Please click here for an application form and more information.
ï WA (kaiWA) is a
casual get-together of Japanese and Australians held every second
Thursday. Hosted and organised by the JET Program Alumni
Association of WA (JETAA WA), kaiWA is a great
chance to practise your Japanese,
make Japanese friends and learn more about teaching English in Japan on the JET Programme.
kaiWA is held
at 43 Below on the corner of Hay Street and Barrack Street in Perth, and
will be held on July 12 and 26. It starts at 5:30pm and runs until about 8:30-9pm, so there is no need to
worry if you canft be there at the starting time.
information on the JET Program Alumni Association of WA, please check
their website above and for information on the JET Programme please check
the following site.
is another casual get-together of Australians and Japanese, held on
Saturday afternoons at the Hyogo Prefectural Government Cultural Centre
from 2 to 4pm. For more details please call the Centre on 9385 9002 or
visit their website.
Meetings of the Bonsai Society of WA
and Bonsai Workshop Inc.
Meetings of the Bonsai Society of
WA are held on the last Monday of each month and include
demonstrations, lectures, films, advice and a display of members' trees.
The Bonsai Society also holds regular workshops and other events; for
more information please click on the above link.
Meetings of the Bonsai Workshop
Inc. are held on the last Saturday of each month. Members can bring
their trees to work on, receive advice and watch others at work. For more
information please click on the above link.
Consulate-General of Japan in Perth is not affiliated with events unless
stated - for further details please contact the event organisers
directly. The Consulate-General is not responsible for the content of
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of any upcoming Japan-related events and would like to have them
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