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- Your Gateway to Japan -

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Hyogo Prefecture - Western Australia Sister-State relationship, Hyogo Prefectural Government established their Cultural Centre in Perth in 1992.

The Centre aims to promote Japanese language, culture and exchange by providing a large resource library and conducting various seminars, workshops and activities to cater for all age groups and interests.

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Photo below: Governor Ido and Premier Barnett celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Hyogo - WA Sister-State Relationship

 

HYOGO CULTURAL CENTRE LIBRARY HOURS OVER CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR

Saturday, Dec 20 - Library open and Chatterbox on

Sunday, Dec 21 & Monday, Dec 22 - HPGCC closed

Tuesday, Dec 23 - Emperor's Birthday (HPGCC closed)

Wednesday, Dec 24 - Library closed for stocktake

Thursday, Dec 25 - Christmas Day (HPGCC closed)

Friday, Dec 26 - Boxing Day (HPGCC closed)

Saturday, Dec 27 - Library closed for stocktake

Sunday, Dec 28 & Monday, Dec 29 - HPGCC closed

Tue, Dec 30 & Wed, Dec 31 - Library closed for stocktake

Thursday, January 1 - New Year's Day (HPGCC closed)

Fri, Jan 2 & Sat, Jan 3 - Library closed for stocktake

Sunday, Jan 4 & Monday, Jan 5 - HPGCC closed

Tuesday, January 6 - Normal library hours resume:
Tues - Frid, 10am to 4pm, Saturday, 9am to 5pm

 

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2015 MEMBERSHIP AVAILABLE NOW - JUST $30 JANUARY TO DECEMBER. DISCOUNTED FEE OF $20 APPLIES TO AJSWA MEMBERS!!

Want to know more about Hyogo Cultural Centre and our activities?

You can view a short video introduction by Shingo Usami in English or in Japanese.

We have a Hyogo Promotional DVD. See some of the included Hyogo Tourism videos here

 

 

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HAVE YOU BEEN CHECKING OUR FACEBOOK PAGE?

To keep up to date with our recent events and activities please ensure you like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/HPGCC You can see lots of event information and pictures.

This website is currently under construction and therefore not updated as regularly as the Facebook page..

JAPANESE CONVERSATION CLASS

Hyogo Cultural Centre is currently running two adult conversation classes on Thursday mornings. The first, from 10am to 11am is for students, who have some previous knowledge of Japanese, while the second class, which runs from 11am to 12noon, is for Beginning students. Please contact the Centre on 9385 9002 or at hyogoprogram@iinet.net.au for more information.

THE HYOGO BOYS MANZAI VIDEOS AND SCRIPTS ARE AVAILABLE NOW!!

The 2013 Hyogo Exchange Teachers, Masato Hayakawa and Ryuji Nakagawa, created a fantastic series of manzai teaching resources and have generously shared them with you all. Click on the following link to view the sample lesson plan and then on the links below to view the videos and scripts.

Cultural Differences video, and script

Directions video, and script

Favourite Food video, and script

Gifts from Australia video, and script

Hobbies video, and script

Keeping a Diary video, and script

Say before Eating video, and script

Weather Forecast video, and script

Where are you from? video, and script

NEW LIBRARY HOURS

The Hyogo Cultural Centre library is now open from 10am - 4pm, Tuesday to Friday, and from 9am - 5pm on Saturdays. We are always adding new resources to our collection so please take the time to come and have a look. Many thanks to the Japan Foundation, Sydney for their recent donation of a selection of new JLPT materials.

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HYOGO CULTURAL CENTRE 20 Kalinda Drive, City Beach Western Australia 6015 PH: (08) 9385 9002 FAX: (08) 9385 9005 Email: hyogo@iinet.net.au
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