26th February, 2017
at Federation Square

The Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival returns again in 2017 to transform Federation Square into a Japanese village, full of traditional music, food and art. We hope that you can all attend this exciting event on February 26th and enjoy all that Japan has to offer.

Watch this space for more information on performers and more coming soon! You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram!

This is a FREE event, we hope to see you there!

WIN two Qantas business class tickets
DIRECT return from Melbourne to Tokyo!

We also have two pairs of Jetstar
business class return tickets to Tokyo to be won!
Just buy a raffle ticket (or two) at the Festival!

Melbourne Star Presents
Best Dressed Award

102, 2017

PERFORMER INTERVIEW: Wadaiko Rindo

February 1st, 2017|Comments Off on PERFORMER INTERVIEW: Wadaiko Rindo

Toshinori Sakamoto-san from Wadaiko Rindo answered a few questions about their upcoming performance at the 2017 Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival. Q: Could you tell us a little bit about Wadaiko Rindo? When and how did

2701, 2017

PERFORMER INTERVIEW: Shamys

January 27th, 2017|Comments Off on PERFORMER INTERVIEW: Shamys

  Noriko Tadano-san from Shamys answered a few questions about their upcoming performance at the 2017 Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival. Q:    When did you start learning to play the tsugaru-shamisen? And why? すでに民謡教室に通っていた父の影響で6歳の時に三味線を習い始めました。 Shamys: I started learning

2501, 2017

PERFORMER INTERVIEW: Karyukai Karate Melbourne

January 25th, 2017|Comments Off on PERFORMER INTERVIEW: Karyukai Karate Melbourne

Natsuko-san from Karyukai Karate Melbourne answered a few questions about their upcoming performance at the 2017 Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival.  Q: Could you please tell us a little bit about Karate and Karyukai Karate Melbourne? 

2001, 2017

PERFORMER INTERVIEW: Melbo-Ren

January 20th, 2017|Comments Off on PERFORMER INTERVIEW: Melbo-Ren

Naho-san from Melbo-Ren answered a few questions about their upcoming performance at the 2017 Japanese Summer Festival. Q: Could you please tell us a little bit about Awa odori? What is it? Awa Odori is

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