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April 2017
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Sumi-e Exhibition
Upcoming in our gallery is Kachōfūgetsu: Sumi-e Works, a display of Australian-inspired ink wash paintings depicting nature and wildlife by local painters. Celebrate the opening with us on Thursday, April 13 at 6:30pm. Walk-ins welcome. 
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'Perseverance' in Newcastle
Remember the photographic exhibition titled, Perseverance: Traditional Japanese Tattoo in a Modern World? Here's your second chance to see the stunning works at Newcastle Museum. Supported by The Japan Foundation, Sydney, the exhibition runs until April 30.
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Manga Artists!
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Submit your best work to the 11th Japan International Manga Award for a chance to win a trip to Japan and meet people from the manga industry. This competition is open to budding and professional manga artists who are not Japanese citizens. Submissions close June 16
read the guidelines
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Ticket Giveaway
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Catch the animated film A Silent Voice in cinemas from April 6. Shoya was a bully in primary school. Now older, wiser and tormented by his actions, Shoya tries to make amends. Win a double pass to see the film, thanks to Madman. To enter, send your name and address to jnewsletter@jpf.org.au.
see the trailer
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Film Screenings
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Our free film screenings are resuming with a day-time school holiday program for kids and their guardians. Films include PonyoCrayon Shin Chan, Wolf Children and A Letter to Momo. The last title will have a second screening in the evening for all ages. April 18-20.
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Library News
& Reviews
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When time doesn't heal wounds, a childhood friend returns to help. Behind Anohana's pop anime facade lies a mature, moving story with just the right amounts of drama, mystery, emotion and funny.
read our tumblr review
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Volunteer
of the Month
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Liying Yang is a super volunteer who is passionate about Japanese culture. Proactive and quietly confident, she puts in 100% effort to complete tasks. Thank you Liying, we look forward to seeing you soon.
volunteer with us
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Our New
Website
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Our new website has been launched with more content to follow. You can still access our old website, although please note that it will no longer be updated. Have feedback? Email us at jnewsletter@jpf.org.au.  
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