Perth Japan Festival 2018

Sat 10 Mar 2018

11:00AM - 18:00PM


Recruit Volunteers  ボランティア募集

The registration for volunteer on the day of Perth Japan Festival (10/March) starts now.


Classical Matinee



Please join us for an hour of superb music and ballet to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Perth Japan Festival.  WASO and Japanese dancers from WA Ballet will delight students and families with this classical matinee at the spectacular Government House Ballroom.

Tickets are selling fast. Please don’t miss out the special event to experience the collaboration of WA and Japanese culture.


Organised by the Japan Festival Inc.

Supported by - Government of WA, Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Perth, KPMG, Minter Ellison and managed by the Japan Festival Inc, a non-profit organisation established in 2013 with the objective of strengthening the bond of friendship between Japan and Western Australia.


We have stopped accepting any more applications because there is no more place available.





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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Perth Japan Festival Matsuri 2017

Date: Saturday, 25th March 2017

Venue: Forrest Place, Perth

1. Stage performances


As in previous years, the Japanese School, Weekend Japanese School and other local cultural groups performed various music performance and martial arts demonstration.



We welcomed Mr. Tatsuo Hirayama Consulate General of Japan, The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor, Lisa-M. Scaffidi, Ben Opie, Chairman of Japan Festival Inc., Chiharu Fukumoto, Director of Japan Festival Inc. and head of Matsuri Committee, Koichi Hasegawa, CEO of Hasegawa sake-ten for opening ceremony. In addition, President of Hasegawa Sake-ten and 9 Sake manufacturers participated Kagami wari at the opening ceremony as a part of the Sake promotion week.


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 Costume play goods, as well as attractions for children.


Committee’s provided tea ceremony marquee and flower arrangement marquee.


3. Overview


(a) We welcomed 15,000 participants and the event went off without a hitch. The efforts of more than 100 local young volunteers contributed to the success of the event.


(b) First aid volunteers and St John Ambulance team were on hand to help visitors who were affected by the heat.