Event Calendar


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Japan Month 2022

Enjoy a huge range of local Japan events in August!

Japan Month is an annual event coordinated by the Consulate-General of Japan, Brisbane aimed at promoting Japanese cultural exchange. Local Japan-related organisations will be holding a variety of events, culminating in a Japan Cultural Day at the Mt Coot-Tha Botanic Gardens.
Make sure to tag us #BrisJapanMonth22!

AJS-Qld August Webinar with Japan Holidays
Thurs 4 August  | Webinar
Celebrate the beauty of the Kumano Kodo Japan with next month’s AJS webinar on August 4. Guest speaker Judy Luxton, Co-Founder of Japan Holidays, will be sharing highlights for this magnificent, World-Heritage listed hiking trail as part of this free online event!
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/an-evening-with-japan-holidays-tickets-370863250967

JETAA Trivia Night
Sat 6 August  | Event
Join JETAAQLD in-person or online at 6pm on Saturday August 6th to test your knowledge of Japan! The in-person event will be held in the Trophy Room at the Paddo.
Register here: https://austjpnsoc.asn.au/japan-trivia-night/
AJS-Qld 50th Anniversary Business Forum
Fri 19 August  | Forum
The Australia-Japan Society Queensland is celebrating a milestone 50th Anniversary this year! Join them in their celebrations and hear from keynote speakers Mr ONO Masuo, Consul-General of Japan, Brisbane and Mr UYAMA Fumitake, Executive Director of Idemitsu Australia Pty Ltd , President of the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Brisbane (JCCIB) on the development, strength and future of the Queensland-Japan relationship.
Details: https://austjpnsoc.asn.au/ajs-qld-50th-anniversary-business-forum/
UQ Japan Exchange (UQJX) Japan Networking Night
Tues 23 August  | Networking
This free event will provide the opportunity for students and professionals to connect and discover more about the ways Japan can play a role in your future career. Held 6-8pm at the UQ Global Change Institute Atrium (Building 20) on the St Lucia Campus.
Details: https://events.humanitix.com/uqjx-japan-networking-night 
Sogetsu Ikebana Exhibition
Sat-Sun 27-28 August  | Exhibition
Enjoy Sogetsu Ikebana Queensland’s gorgeous annual exhibition of Ikebana – the Japanese art of flower arranging at the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha Auditorium.
Details: https://austjpnsoc.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/sogetsu_flyer22.pdf
Japan Cultural Day at the Botanic Gardens
Sun 28 August  | Festival
Celebrate Japanese culture in Brisbane with a huge range of cultural activities at the Mount Coot-Tha Botanic Gardens on Sunday 28 August. The gorgeous Japanese Gardens will come alive with Japanese music, food, and culture!
Details: https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/whats-on-and-events/event/japanese-cultural-day-161465075

Other Events

There are also a number of other great Japan-related events happening in Queensland.

Japan Festival on the Sunshine Coast
Sun 14 August  | Festival
Enjoy Japan-related events and demonstrations such as Taiko Drumming, Martial arts demonstrations, and a range of Japanese street food stalls at Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast.
Details: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/bon-festa-by-japan-festival-sunshine-coast-tickets-346534472937

Study in Japan Virtual Fair
Sat-Sun 27-28 August  | Online Fair
Hear from 50+ Japanese institutions and learn all you need to know at this virtual fair organised JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization).

Matsuri Brisbane
Sat 3 September  | Festival
Japan comes to Brisbane with this cultural festival at the Mt Gravatt Showgrounds celebrating the vibrancy of our local Japanese community. Discover more about Japanese culture and get involved in the community.
Details: https://www.matsuribrisbane.com/

AJS-QLD G 50th Anniversary ‘Evening in a Japanese Garden’
Sat 3 September  | Cultural Event
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of with Japanese cultural performances in the beautiful Japanese Garden at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens.
Details: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/ajs-qld-50th-anniversary-evening-in-a-japanese-garden-event-tickets-297688262607?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Takashi Wakasugi | Stay Home Stay [Japanese Boy Stuck In Oz]
Sat 17 September  | Performance
Japanese comedian Takashi Wakasugi debuts his stand-up show about living with an Aussie family together during COVID at Good Chat Comedy Festival!
Details: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/takashi-wakasugi-stay-home-stay-japanese-boy-stuck-in-oz-tickets-375809776157

Japanese internment in Australia during WWII
Sun 30 October  | Seminar
Learn about Japanese civilian internment in Australia during WWII from esteemed researcher Dr Yuriko Nagata, honorary senior research fellow with the School of Languages and Cultures at University of Queensland.
Details: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/japanese-internment-in-australia-during-wwii-tickets-366534413297

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