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Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival 2017

26 February, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Where: Federation Square, Melbourne
When: 26th of February 2017 12pm (noon) to 6pm

Come in a Kimono or Cosplay to enter our best-dressed awards and win lots of prizes!
Plus enter our raffle to win business class, return tickets to Japan. Thanks to QANTAS and Jetstar, we have SIX to give away!

Find out more on our website: http://jcjsm.org.au/fest/

The Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival returns again in 2017 at Federation Square to delight Melbourne with all that Japan has to offer. Come down to Federation Square on Sunday 26 February 2017 from 12PM to 6PM. This 2017 Festival will bring you all of the traditional performances, food and activities that you have come to love – and introduce a new generation of young performers who love to sing, dance and cosplay. The whole family is welcome!


As always the River Terrace will be lined with stalls offering delicious Japanese food. Fantastic Japanese restaurants from all over Melbourne will be offering something for everyone. Those after a real feed will find yakitori, takoyaki and other festival favourites – or those looking for the perfect treat on a hot day might prefer ice cream or a nice cold beer. Walk around the Festival and you’ll find lots to do. There’ll be activities such as origami and yoyos for the whole family to enjoy, and plenty of arts and crafts for the creative and fashionable. Once again everyone will have a chance to learn and participate in the traditional Bon dance – giving thanks to one’s ancestors and one of the most important traditions in Japan.

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26 February, 2017
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Federation Square
Corner of Swanston and Flinders Streets
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia