Nikkei Australia will begin the first stage of a storytelling and oral history project in February called Cowra Voices. Six design students from Tokai University’s Sapporo campus will visit Cowra between February 23rd and 25th to begin work on Cowra Voices, a project linking people, s
Guinness Book Record Holder for origami crane folding, artist Hiromi Ashlin from the Happy Bird Project visited Cowra in March 2014 as part of the Cowra Canowindra Community / Civilian Internment Arts Project and conducted a series of origami crane folding workshops. Hiromi visited th
Documentation excerpt Artists: Weizen Ho, Alan Schacher, Shigeki Sano, Ria Soemardjo, Bianca Reggio, Lauren Townsend; Video: David Hansen with Jack Warren Ceremonial Performance was part of the Cowra Civilian Internment Program’s commemorative ceremony for civilian internees bur
Artists: Jumaadi with Ria Soemardjo (viola, found objects / instruments), Graham Apthorpe (tenor banjo and mandolin), Lawrance Ryan (vocals), Philippa Patterson (guitar), and Marc Mcleish (guitar); Video: David Hansen with Jack Warren.
Delegates are requested to do registration for the symposium in the afternoon of March 6th Thursday at the Cowra Japanese Gardens or on the morning between 8:30-9:00 on March 7th Friday in the Foyer of the Cowra Civic Centre. * Please note this program is subject to minor changes.
Registration for the Internment Symposium & related events in Cowra 6-9 March 2014 is now open. Download: Registration Form *Complete form and return to Cowra Tourism Corporation by 13 February 2014 firstname.lastname@example.org Registration fee for the symposium: Full AUD $130; One da
COWRA-CANOWINDRA INTERGENERATIONAL COMMUNITY ARTS PROJECT Summary by WeiZen Ho and Alan Schacher Voice and Movement Workshop Facilitators, 23 Sept – 4 Oct 2013 written 15th Oct 2013 It was encouraging to see through the process with some of the workshop participants, especially
The Nikkei Australia Project Team and the Cowra City Council present Internment Symposium: Civilian Internment in Australia during WW2: history, memories and community heritage 6- 9 March 2014 Civic Centre, Cowra, NSW Registration open soon https://nikkeiaustralia.com/ This internatio
The Cowra Canowindra Art Project is running workshops as part of Cowra Festival of International Understanding 2014. Monday 30th September, participants learnt different vocal and movement mirror skills and games. After talking about what we felt and thought of these activities, we we
Its been couple of years in planning, and finally, the interpretive board telling the plight of the Nikkei civilian internees to be erected at the Japanese War Cemetery in Cowra has arrived at the Cowra Shire Council. The board will be installed in the coming days, then unveiled offic