2018 Japan Festival Report

We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere thanks for your great support extended to the 19th Japan Festival. We received such a great response from the people who attended the Japan Festival 2018. Without your support, the festival would not have been successful.

Please see below our result for Japan Festival 2018:

Visitors about 4000
Volunteers 135
Shop Exhibitors Individuals 101, operated by 76 groups
Exhibitions 4 Groups
Performers/Groups 22 Groups
Supporters 7 Groups
Sponsors 33 Companies
Media 4 Companies

Again, thank you very much for all your support for Japan Festival 2018.
We look forward to seeing you next year.

Keiko Davies, Chairman
Japan Festival Organising Committee
Japan Festival 2018


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2018 Japan Festival Poster/Flyer/Pamphlet

Date & Time

Sunday 20th May 2018   10:00 AM ~ 5:00 PM


Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill

Entry Fee

Ages 12 & more: $5,  Ages 6-11: $3

◆ Free Entry ◆

  • Children up to 5 years old
  • Disabled persons (+ 1 carer)
  • Pensioners Card Holders
  • Seniors Card Holders
  • Persons dressed in Kimono or Yukata
  • Persons dressed in full Cosplay Costumes


Japan Club of Victoria


To promote cultural exchange between Australia and Japan.
To provide a vibrant festival everybody can enjoy.


Japanese Taiko Drumming, Traditional Dance, Karate, Shamisen, Choir, Karaoke Show, etc.


Ikebana, Bonsai, Bullet Train (Shinkansen) Model Railway, etc.


Tea Ceremony, Shogi Japanese chess, Origami, Ground Golf, Tennis, etc.


About 110 Stalls expected
Takoyaki, Yakitori, Japanese Sweets, Tea, Japanese Toys, Ceramics, Books, Craft, Kimono, Yoyo game, and lots more


Gorgeous prizes

Enquiry: Please fill the contact form.

Supporters 2020

BoxHill TownHall logo
City of Whitehorse
Box Hill Town Hall
Victorian Multicultural Commission
Consulate-General of Japan in Melbourne

Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Melbourne
Japanese Society of Melbourne
Australia - Japan Society of Victoria
The Japanese Language Speech Contest Victoria Inc