Japan Film Festival ’15 & Experience Japan Festival

April is perhaps the busiest month of the year for Japanese related events in Ireland. The Japanese Film Festival 2015 will be held in venues in Cork, Galway, Limerick, Dublin and Waterford from 8 to 23 April, and will also tour to Sligo and Dundalk for the first time this year. Full details are available... Continue Reading →

Japanese Textiles Workshop update

On Saturday, March 21st IJETAA held a Japanese Textiles workshop in The Temple Bar Gallery & Studios. Our teacher, Catherine Quinn, taught us some shibori techniques using indigo dye. Shibori uses a mixture of folding, tieing, binding and compression in order to create different patterns.  We all made 2 pieces of shibori, each with their... Continue Reading →


Japanese food is not only delicious but beautiful. We'd lke to invite IJET members to come and learn the art of Japanese food preperation. The chef at Yamamori Izakaya will show us how it's done, it's up to you to recreate the magic.There will be prizes given to the best plates. And then of course the best... Continue Reading →

Japanese Speech Contest

The Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland and the Embassy of Japan in Ireland will host the 11th annual Japanese Speech Contest in March 2013. The winner of the general category will get a return ticket to Japan. If you're thinking of applying check out the JTLI website Closing date: Friday 08/02/2013

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