Australia-Japan Society of NSW


Welcome to the Australia-Japan Society of NSW

The Australia-Japan Society of NSW Incorporated (AJS-NSW) aims to bring together Australian and Japanese people living in NSW to explore mutual interests.

AJS-NSW holds regular business, social and cultural functions, details of which are listed here and on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/AJSNSW/.

Our business events have guest speakers who are leaders in commerce, industry, politics and government, and focus on issues relevant to the Australia-Japan business relationship.

Our cultural events aim to explore aspects of Japanese culture and history, often within the perspective of Australia's vibrant and diverse cultural scene.

Popular social functions include 'Shaberanaito' language nights in Japanese and English, and our annual Sumo party.

AJS-NSW also supports the study of Japanese language and culture in NSW through awards and other activities.

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AJS NSW Events

Japanaroo Photo Contest

Japanaroo 2021 (to be held 20 - 29 August 2021) celebrates the friendship and cultural relationship between Japan and Australia, through a series of events such as cultural demonstrations, special dining experiences and pop-up initiatives. 

AJS-NSW is one partner of JETAA-NSW in the Japanaroo Photo Contest! Entries are open now until July 20th. Enter your photos on the theme of "Visions of Japan in Australia" to win great prizes. There are other categories too! See JETAA Photo Contest page for details.

What's On in Sydney


Over 50 Japan-related events to be held in and beyond Sydney from 20 to 29 of August.
Join Japanaroo 2021 and experience a piece of Japan right here in Australia. Go to the website and check out all the events!

Japanaroo Opening Gala Night


A spectacular showcase of Japanese and Australian arts, performed by today’s most celebrated artists. Experience the thunder of the drummers, the spirit of the First Nations, the song of the Koto and the beauty of the kimono, in this most extraordinary concert. Registration here.

Sogetsu Ikebana Awakening

Ikebana exhibition from June 26th to July 4th at the Calyx, the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney. There will also be free Ikebana demonstrations and workshops on both weekends. See here for details.  Opening reception at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 26th.

Membership

By joining the Australia-Japan Society of NSW you ensure your participation in an active group of like-minded people who care about the relationship between the peoples of Australia and Japan.

As a member you have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of events. In recent years, discussions with speakers on topics ranging from 'Japanese investment in Australia' through to 'anime' and 'manga' have been held. Social and cultural events have included an annual Sumo night, the ever-popular 'Shaberanaito' (dinner and conversation in either Japanese or English) and barefoot bowling with members of the Japanese community.  Some very popular events have been restricted to members-only.

Membership is open to all who support the mission of the Society.

There are various categories of membership. See here for details. 



About the Society

The Australia-Japan Society of NSW Incorporated (AJS-NSW) aims to bring together Australian and Japanese people living in NSW to explore mutual interests.

AJS-NSW holds regular business, social and cultural functions, at various locations around Sydney.

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Telephone

02-8078-4110

Email

info@ajsnsw.org.au


Address:

PO Box R937, Royal Exchange NSW 1225

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