2016 Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme - Applications Now Open!
Are you interested in living and working in Japan?
Are you passionate about making a difference in a local community?
Then we want you for the JET Programme!
Applications must arrive at the Embassy of Japan in Canberra by
C.O.B Friday, 20th November 2015
Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation - Awarding Ceremony for Cr Jenny Dowell, Mayor of Lismore
On 8 October, the Consul-General of Japan in Sydney, Mr Masato Takaoka, presented the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation to Cr Jenny Dowell, Mayor of Lismore. The sister-city partnership established between Lismore and Yamato Takada in 1963 is the first and oldest sister-city relationship between Japan and Australia.
Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation - Awarding Ceremony for Mr Hideo Dekura
On 7 October, Japanese cuisine master Mr Hideo Dekura was presented with the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation by Consul-General Masato Takaoka, at the awarding ceremony held at his residence. Mr Dekura has worked in Sydney for more than 40 years to promote Japanese cuisine culture overseas.
Cowra Sakura Matsuri
On 26 September, the annual Cowra Sakura Matsuri was held at the Cowra Japanese Garden. Afterwards, on 27 September, the 71st Anniversary Memorial Ceremony for the Cowra Breakout was held at the Japanese Cemetery. When the Cherry Blossoms are in full bloom, Cowra is very beautiful.
Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation-Awarding Ceremony for Mr Manuel Panagiotopoulos
On 25 September, Consul-General Masato Takaoka presented the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation to Mr Manuel Panagiotopoulos, Managing Director of Australian & Japanese Economic Intelligence, at the awarding ceremony held at the Consul-General’s residence.
Consulate-General of Japan, Sydney