About Us

Perth Japan Festival is a cultural event to held every summer (around February or March) in Perth since 2013.  A cultural event to promote friendship between Japan and Perth. Includes  Japanese food stalls, small goods, and exhibits of cultural information. Stage events include Japanese martial arts, music and pop culture.

Board members

Mr. Ben Opie 

Mr. Nobu Suzuki

Mr. Paul Shillington

Ms Loretta Bingham

Mr. Chiharu Fukumoto

Ms Miyuki Taniguchi

Corporate Event Committee

Mr. Nobu Suzuki

Mr Chris Bennet

Matsuri Event Committee

President 

Mr. Chiharu Fukumoto 

Executive Office 

Ms Miyuki Taniguchi 

Deputy executive officer

Ms Kaori Amano – Niji-no-kai representative

Committee member 

Mr. Toshiki Tanaka – Japan Association of WA 

Mr. Shoji Yamazaki – Japan Association of WA 

Mr. Yuta Kato – Japan Association of WA 

Mr. Andrew Stewart-Wynne  – JETAA WA representative

Mr. Masataka Ohnishi  – HYOGO Prefectural Government CULTURAL CENTRE

Mr. Ken Nishida  – Australia Japan Society (AJS) representative

Mr. Takashi Komatsuzaki – Japan Club representative

Mr Kenji Miyata – Consulate of Japan in Perth 

Mr. Atsushi Matsuo –  Consulate of Japan in Perth