We have been learning how to use a brush and ink. This is called “calligraphy”. The students in Years 5 and 6 practised writing oni while the students in Year 7 practised the kanji for Japan. Please feel free to contact us. We’d love to hear from you . . . . .
Archive for March, 2011
Setsubun is a Japanese festival celebrated at the beginning of February. One of the main characters of Setsubun is the ONI. He is a demon representing bad spirits and bad luck. People throw beans at oni to make him go away as they only want good luck for the following year. The students in Years [...]
The students in Years 3 and 4 created a short video to tell the story of Issunboshi. This story is a traditional folktale from Japan. Please watch and enjoy! Please feel free to comment. we’d love to hear from you . . . .
Welcome to 2011! The Year 7 students have been learning various greetings and different set phrases. These greetings are known as “aisatsu” and are used in daily conversation in Japan. These “aisatsu” are shown below: Please feel free to comment. We’d love to hear from you . . . . .