Perth Japan Festival 2017

Sat 25 Mar 2017

11:00AM - 18:00PM


Great news!!

Now we are happy to announce that City of Perth sponsors Perth Japan Festival 2017.


The City of Perth is one of the major sponsors of the event and the list of all sponsors can be checked here:

Sushi Roll Challenge

Now 10m Giant Sushi Roll challenge application is open for children (year1-6)! Would you like try it?

Please apply within the form below.

First 60 applicants (30 children x 2 challenges)

Free Registration

Closing date : 28/Feb








Many award-winning sake brewers at the Sake Competition 2016 will visit the city of Perth from 22nd March 2017 for the Perth Sake Week, an annex event of the Perth Japan Festival! For more details, please follow the facebook@perthsakeweek! Let’s Kanpai!


List of participating brewers

NIHONSHU (Japanese sake)

Niizawa Sake Brewing Co., Ltd. – Miyagi Pref.
Raifuku Sake Brewing Co., Ltd – Ibaraki Pref.
Heiwa Shuzou Co., Ltd. – Wakayama Pref.
Suigei Shuzo Co., Ltd. – Kochi Pref.
Shimizu Seizaburo Shoten Ltd. – Mie Pref.
Sanyouhai Shuzo Co., Ltd. - Hyogo Pref.
Omoyashuzo Co., Ltd. – Nagasaki Pref.
Sumikawa Brewery Co., Ltd. – Yamaguchi Pref.

SHOCHU (Japanese traditional distilled alcohol drink)

Komaki Brewing Co., Ltd. – Kagoshima Pref.


Perth Japan Festival 2016

Date:    27 (Sat) Feb 2016
Venue: Forrest Place, Perth CBD


1.    Stage performances
As in previous years, the Japanese School, Weekend Japanese School and other local cultural groups performed. In addition, Kurodabushi Kensyo-kai (Samurai stage performers) from Hyogo and Maiko dance performers from Kyoto were invited as symbols of the friendship between WA and Hyogo, and the vibrant exchange between our two nations.


2.    Marquees
This year there were more than 30 marquees offering ramen (noodles), okonomi-yaki (pancake), tako-yaki (octopus dumpling), yaki-soba (fried noodles), kaki-gori (shaved ice with syrup) and lots of Japanese sweets and drinks. Also on offer were Japanese arts and crafts, Japanese anime and Cosplay goods, as well as attractions for children.

In the committee’s tea ceremony marquee, we welcomed the Hon Dr Mike Nahan, MLA; representing the Premier, Mr.Masanobu Yoshii, Consul-General of Japan and Mr. Keith Yong, Councillor of the City of Perth.

3. Overview
(a) Despite a hotter day than in previous years, we welcomed 15,000 participants and the event went off without a hitch. The efforts of more than 200 local young volunteers contributed to the success of the event.

(b) First aid volunteers were on hand to help visitors who were affected by the heat.

4. Media coverage
・Sunday Times Event Guide
・West Australian
・ABC Website
・Weekend West
・Community Radio 103.7FM had a series of interviews with marquee participants and stage performers in the days prior to the event, and also covered the event live from the venue.

For more details, please visit



日本祭りのステージ&マーキーでは、太鼓・空手・柔道・剣道・華道・盆栽・舞踊・コスプレ・コーラス・子供たちが挑戦するジャンボ海苔巻き作りなど、日本に所縁のあるパフォーマンスやアクティビティが行われる予定です。 多国籍都市パースならではの国境を超えた様々なパフォーマーの演技に、オーストラリアと日本文化の新たな融合を見付けられるでしょう。  


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