Japanese Cultural Events Information – October 2017

    Japanese Cultural Events Information

– News Letter October 2017-

    Free Monthly Japanese Film Screening  
  The University of Auckland
October Thu 26 October
Time  19:00
Venue 109-B10

General Library Building

  When Marnie was there  
Director Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Voice Sara Takatsuki, Kasumi Arimura, Nanako Matsushima
    In Japanese w/ English subtitles    
    Parental Guidance Recommended for Younger Viewers  

    ©2014 Studio Ghibli – NDHDMTK  
    Promise we’ll remain a secret, forever.

Twelve-year-old Anna believes she sits outside the invisible magic circle to which most people belong, and shuts herself off from everyone around her. Concerned for her health, Anna’s foster mother decides to send her to rural Hokkaido to stay in a sleepy town by the sea. As she dreams her days away amongst the marshes, Anna finds herself strangely…


Based on the beloved novel by Joan G. Robinson, WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE is the latest film from Studio Ghibli, and the second feature film by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, the director of ARRIETTY.

    ARMAGEDON 2017

*The Entertainment EXPO*



Handcrafted Form: Traditions and Techniques

Presented by The Japan Foundation



     The Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme  

    The JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme was established by the Japanese Government in 1987. The programme aims to encourage international exchange through fostering ties between Japanese and foreign youth.

The JET programme offers New Zealand citizens who hold a university degree or teaching qualification opportunities to serve in local government organizations as a Coordinator for International Relations (CIR) or teach at primary, junior high and senior high schools as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT).

For further JET information, please click here.

Applications for the 2018 JET Programme are now open.

Deadline for applications is Monday 27 November.


please see the Embassy of Japan in New Zealand website for details.


OCT 2017 News Letter.pdf

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