By Yuki Kawakami My parents met in Osaka when Mum was in her final year of school and Dad was a university student. Mum was an occasional backup singer on TV and graduated with a degree in nihongo (Japanese), while Dad worked as a sales representative for a kimono dress and fabric com
Nikkei Australia is proud to be partnering with Discover Nikkei and the Japanese American National Museum for a free virtual program on February 27 exploring the food of the Japanese diaspora. Join people from around the world for a presentation and discussion about what differentiate
60th Convention of Nikkei & Japanese Abroad, the 20th Pan American Nikkei Convention and Events for the International Day of Nikkei (Yokohama) by Katsuyuki Tanaka, President, Association of Nikkei & Japanese Abroad / Kaigai Nikkeijin Kyokai Dear friends, I hope everything is
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.
Nikkei Australia’s Dr. Keiko Tamura (Australian National University) will give a talk with Kumi Taguchi (ABC) on 13 Nov 2013 at TressCox, MLC Centre, Sydney, hosted by Australia-Japan Society of NSW. 6-8 pm. In multi-cultural Australia the contribution of Japanese immigrants a
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
Civilian internment in Australia during WW2: history, memories and community heritage 7-9 March 2014, Cowra NSW (To be confirmed) Call for papers: We have limited spaces but welcome individual papers on any of the following areas of civilian internment in Australia during WW2. If you