All about cultural events this week!
- Japanese Film Festival
- East Asian Economic Lecture
- Tanka Book Launch
- News from Japan
Japanese Film Festival
Embassy of Japan in collaboration with the National Film and Sound Archive is presenting THE 14th JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL starting next week 10/11/2010 at the Ark Cinema, National Film and Sound Archive.
EVERYONE IS WELCOME AT THE OPENING NIGHT FILM ? PLEASE LET THE CINEMA KNOW YOU ARE COMING.
Date: Wednesday 10 November
Title: ABOUT HER BROTHER, 2010 u/c 18+
Admission: FREE * BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Contact: (02) 6248 2000
The program offers a total of 13 Japanese films shown at the Arc Cinema from 10/11/2010 to 21/11/2010. Please see attached flyer or the website for more details. http://www.nfsa.gov.au/whats_on/arc/calendar1104.html?panelNo=1104
Tickets are $11 adults $9 Concessions for the rest of the program after the Opening Night. For bookings and inquiries, please contact the National Film and Sound Archive.
East Asian Economic Lecture
On Friday 19th November at 5:30PM the Embassy of Japan and the Australia Japan Research Centre are hosting a lecture on East Asian regional economic integration by Professor Shujiro Urata at the Crawford School of Economics and Government
5:30 pm Friday 19 November 2010
Crawford School of Economics & Government
College of Asia & the Pacific
Lennox Crossing ACTON ACT
Professor Urata has been Professor of Economics in the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies at Waseda University since 2005. He has been a Research Fellow in the Japan Centre for Economic Research since 1996 and a Faculty Fellow in the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry since 2001. He is the Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of ERIA. Professor Urata specialises in International Economics and Development Economics. He will have attended the APEC meetings in Yokohama.
For enquiries please contact the AJRC T: +61 6125 0168 E: [email protected] RSVP requested
Tanka Book Launch
For the poets among us.
Mr. Katsutoshi Miyakawa, from the Cultural Centre at the Japanese Embassy will open this event
at 4pm sharp on Sunday28 November 2010 in the Bogong Theatre, Gorman House Arts Centre
Ainslie Avenue, Braddon
Ms. Beverley George, editor of Eucalypt: A Tanka Journal will launch the books.
There will be three reading performances:
Ms Tanaka and Amelia will read bilingually from Breast Clouds, accompanied by Rupert Summerson on the shakuhachi flute;
Saeko and Amelia will read bilingually from Weaver Birds, accompanied by Mary McKenzieon the recorder;
Amelia, David Terelinck and Kathy Kituai will read from Light on Water.
Light refreshments will be served.
Books will be available for purchase at $20 a copy, by cash or cheque (no EFTPOS)
RSVP for catering purposes
to Amelia at [email protected] or 6166 1286
or Saeko at [email protected] or 6251 1723
News from Japan
“NAGOYA–The longest game in Japan Series history ended in a 2-2 tie on Saturday night at Nagoya Dome, ensuring there would be a Game 7 here on Sunday.”
“YOKOHAMA-Tension was building in and around Yokohama’s Minato-Mirai area Saturday, the day before a meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum was to begin at a convention center in the district.”
Have a great week folks!
Adam C. Gastineau