Centre’s Activities & Schedule

Date Event
Saturdays, 1:30pm to 3:30pm Chatterbox – casual language exchange opportunity. Great chance to make new friends!  There is no need to be fluent in either Japanese or English – you just need to have an interest in Japan / Australia connections.  Free for members and $2 to cover tea / coffee for non members.

Check here for details.

April to June Japanese Language Conversation Course Thursday and Saturday mornings.  See the flyer for all the information.
Tuesday, June 6 Hyogo Cultural Centre closed in lieu of WA Day Public Holiday on June 5
Wednesday, June 7 Fantastic opportunity to meet visiting Ainu Artist, ToyToy.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.
July 26 to Sept 5 Online Registration Period for Japanese Language Proficiency Test.  You must register and pay via

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/jlpt-in-perth-dec-2017-registration-36304387400   prior to September 5.    For more information or to register for another state in Australia rather than WA please visit http://jpf.org.au/language/for-learners/jlpt/    Don’t miss it! UPDATE – JLPT Registrations have now closed.

July New Japanese conversation course commences on Thursday or Saturday morning.  See the attached flyer for more details.
Tues, September 26 Hyogo Cultural Centre is closed due to the Monday Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday
Thurs, Oct 5 & Sat, Oct 7 Film Screening of The Garden of Words rated M.  This film has been generously supplied by The Japan Foundation and is a lovely animation with mature themes.  Flyer coming soon.
Thurs, Oct 12 Artist’s Talk with Julie Podstolski, a coloured pencil artist with a passion for Japan and particularly Geisha and Maiko – Come and join us for a relaxed chat with Julie over obento lunch.  Flyer with details to follow.
 Oct – Dec New Japanese Conversation Class language course will start in mid October for beginners and continuing learners.
Saturday, November 4 Hyogo Cultural Centre closed due to external event.  Please note there are no language classes and no Chatterbox session today.
November 5 – 19 Tour of Hyogo, Hiroshima, and the Kansai Area coordinated by Hyogo Cultural Centre.  Only one place remaining!!
Sunday, December 3 Japanese Language Proficiency Test at Perth Modern School.  Registrations have closed.

If you are taking the test elsewhere in Australia, please visit http://jpf.org.au/language/for-learners/jlpt/

Saturday, December 16  Chatterbox Christmas Party – save the date!
Saturday, December 23  Hyogo Cultural Centre closed – no Chatterbox

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