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JENESYS Programme 2018: Applications Now Open

Australian citizens currently studying at a university in Victoria, South Australia, or Tasmania are invited to apply for a short study tour to Japan in December 2018 as part of the JENESYS Programme (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths). The themes for the program this year are "Disaster Prevention, Reconstruction from the Disaster" and "Building Peaceful Societies, History and Culture".

JENESYS aims to promote mutual trust and understanding among the peoples of Japan and the Asia-Pacific region, and to promote a global understanding of Japan’s society, history, politics, and culture. Airfares, accommodation and meals will be covered, and English will be spoken throughout.

Please read the Application Guidelines for full details and eligibility requirements.

Programme dates:

Disaster Prevention, Reconstruction from the Disaster:
Sunday 2 December - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Building Peaceful Societies, History and Culture:
Sunday 9 December - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

(Applicants in South Australia and Tasmania: please allow an extra day before and after for flights)

Essential documents:
Application Guidelines, Application Form

Application deadline:
Monday 8 October 2018 AEST 9:00am

Exhibition: "Papier in Wonderland: The Alchemist’s Apprentice"

Ikumi Bowles is a Melbourne-based artist from Japan’s Kyushu region. This exhibition is a series of small mixed-media works made using cut and collaged paper, watercolours, acrylics, gouache, and coffee. Ikumi Bowles uses her ‘Papier’ series to turn both light and dark aspects of her inner self into integrated and beautiful art.
More information about the artist can be found from here.

When: Wednesday 1 August – Thursday 27 September 2018 (9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm)
Where: Entrance hall, Consulate-General of Japan in Melbourne (Level 25, 570 Bourke St)
Cost: Free


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