Event Calendar November 2012 pt. 2

Manga Studies Symposium
JSC Manga Library at Monash Clayton provides a unique environment and opportunity to access an extensive collection of Japanese Manga and literature. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, JSC will be hosting a symposium, aiming to attract scholars from a broad variety of areas of study.
Date: 23-24 Nov
Admission: Free, requires advanced registration online for catering
Venue: Japanese Studies Centre, Bld. 54, Monash University Clayton
Website: arts.monash.edu.au/lcl/jsc/events


Ensemble 3 – Postcards from Japan
Following their debut performance in August, the Ensemble 3 trio consisting of Masahide Kurita (flute), Jamie Hey (cello) and Sonoka Miyake (piano) reunite again to bring you another concert.
Date: 25 Nov, 2:30pm
Admission: Adult $30, Concession $20, Child $15
Venue: Wyselaskie Auditorium, Uniting Church Centre, 29 College Crescent, Parkville
Email: [email protected] for tickets and enquires



Japan Culture and Art Festival
The JCAF team is back again for 2012, organising a bigger and better festival for all to enjoy! Come along and participate in various Japanese games and workshops, check out the art display and craft stores and most importantly, have fun!
Date: 25 Nov, 11am – 5pm
Admission: $2
Venue: North Melbourne Town Hall, 521 Queensberry St, North Melbourne
Website: japancultureandartfestival.blogspot.com.au

16th Japanese Film Festival
The long awaited Japanese Film Festival is finally here! Showing a variety of films over the past years from classics to newly released films screening in Japan, this year’s selection includes: Bunny Drop, Rurouni Kenshin, K-ON! Movie and many more!
Date: 29 Nov – 9 Dec, Various times
Admission: Adult $15, Concession $13, JF Members $11, 5-Film Pass $60
Venue: Hoyts Melbourne Central / ACMI Cinemas, Federation Square, Flinders St
Website: japanesefilmfestival.net


Madama Butterfly

One of the world’s most famous operas, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly returns to Melbourne with Japanese soprano, Hiromi Omura in the title role. Perfect for the first time opera-goer, this production blends exquisite costumes and stylish set designs with some of the most moving music ever written. Performed in Italian with English subtitles.
Date: 14 Nov – 14 Dec
Admission: $28.50 – $250
Venue: State Theatre, Arts Centre, 100 St Kilda Rd, Southbank
Website: opera-australia.org.au

Image credit: Opera Australia 2012

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