Perth Japan Festival 2023 – Guest Performer

We are proudly announcing that our guest performer is Ms Noriko Tadano. She is well known as a lady Shamisen player not only in Japan but also in Australia.  Noriko Tadano is a Japanese Tsugaru shamisen performer, composer and vocalist. Noriko is both a solo artist and collaborator and is known for crossover performances combining traditional and modern music. Noriko is an award-winning, virtuoso master of the Japanese shamisen (a 3-string, banjo-like instrument) and a traditional Japanese vocalist who has performed worldwide. Noriko has performed with renowned contemporary musicians as well as traditional Japanese artists. She also composes music for film and theatre productions. She has been playing shamisen since … Read MorePerth Japan Festival 2023 – Guest Performer


Due to concerns over the spread of Coronavirus, we have decided in principle to cancel or postpone the event. We regretfully announce the cancellation of the Perth Japan Festival on 26 March 2022. We will be considering rescheduling the event while monitoring the situation. We will keep updating the rescheduled next event on this website or our SNS (Facebook or Instagram).

PJF2022 Stage performance – EoI

Excitingly, we open the Expression of Interest for Stage Performers. Note: if you are a martial arts performer, please fill the form for the martial arts. The other form is not for martial arts. Please fill the form which is below. This will close on 15th January 2022. Main Stage performer: Martial Arts: * Please be aware. Please put your application if you are interested in performing on the stage in 2022 and all of you require putting this application even you perform previous years. ** This is an application for your interests. not a registration yet. The selection process will be after closed and contact you directly. Once … Read MorePJF2022 Stage performance – EoI

Thank you !!!

On 20th March 2021, the 8th Perth Japan Festival 2021 was held at Elizabeth Quay, Perth WA. Thank you for all who came for the festival and/or are interested in our festival. The festival is successfully completed this year. This effort is all your support. And see you next year. (Photos taken at the festival which links are below) Next year event (Perth Japan Festival 2022) will be announcing here or/and our SNS (Facebook, Instagram), please keep eyes on!!! The registration for Volunteers, Stall holders and other stage performers (stage program) will be on here or/and check it our What’s New (News menu)      These photos were taken between … Read MoreThank you !!!


PARENT AND CHILD UDON MAKING EXPERIENCE!! This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the ever-popular Jumbo Sushi Roll activity will unfortunately not be held at the Perth Japan Festival. Instead, we are now proud to announce an exciting new interactive workshop for kids, an Udon Making experience with the support of Hifumiya Japanese Restaurant, which specialises in Sanuki Udon. Using Hifumiya Restaurant’s original udon recipe, children will have the chance to energetically stomp and roll out the dough to make their own udon. After it is prepared, the dough will be cut into noodles for the children to take home. Interested participants will be able to apply via Facebook in … Read MorePARENT AND CHILD UDON MAKING EXPERIENCE!!

Perth Japan Festival 2021 Guest Performer

We are proudly announce Perth Japan Festival2021 guest performer, Mr. Sanshi who is a Japanese contemporary didgeridoo player living in Fremantle, Western Australia. Mr. Sanshi started playing didgeridoo in 1997. His passion took him to Arnhemland – the home of didgeridoo, where he met the didgeridoo master Djalu Gurruwiwi and his family. Mr. Sanshi was adopted into their family and given an aboriginal name “Malarra Yunupingu” (Malarra meaning Manta Ray). He performs as a solo artist, collaboration artist, studio musician, the trio “Breath” with Anne Norman (Japanese shakuhachi flute) and Reo Matsumoto (Beatbox), World fusion band “Eastwinds”, Electro didgeridoo fusion “Planet Aligned” and Japanese Drum ensamble “Taiko ON”. Mr. Sanshi … Read MorePerth Japan Festival 2021 Guest Performer

Perth Japan Festival 2020 Guest Performer

Perth Japan Festival 2020 Guest Performer: Mr Yasukazu Kano (Japanese ‘Shinobue’ Bamboo Flute Player) The guest Performer of Perth Japan Festival 2020 from Japan is Mr Yasukazu Kano, Japanese ‘Shinobue Bamboo Flute Player. His musical inspiration is from the beautiful nature of Sado Island, Nigata prefecture. His performance makes a new chapter in the history of 7th Perth Japan Festival. パース日本祭り2020の日本からのゲストパフォーマーは、日本古来の楽器「篠笛」の第一人者、狩野泰一さんです。パースの広い空の下に響き渡る狩野さんの自然な笛の音色は、第7回目を迎えるパース日本祭りの歴史の素晴らしい1ページとなる事でしょう。 (Japanese 日本語) (English 英語)