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2017 Japan Festival Pamphlet


Date & Time

Sunday 21st May 2017   10:00 AM ~ 5:00 PM


Box Hill Town Hall & Box Hill TAFE, 1000-1022 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
  • Seniors Card Holders
  • Persons dressed in Kimono or Yukata
  • Persons dressed in full Cosplay Costumes
  • School Groups (*)


Japan Club of Victoria


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


    City of Whitehorse; Box Hill Institute (TAFE);
    Victorian Multicultural Commission;
    Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne;
    Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Melbourne;
    Japanese Society of Melbourne; Australia-Japan Society of Victoria; &
    The Japanese Language Speech Contest Victoria Inc.


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

New Attraction

Scary Experience - Audio Virtual Reality


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


Tea Ceremony, Go, Shogi Japanese chess, Origami, Traditional Japanese Games, etc.


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


Gorgeous prizes


Win a gorgeous prize by completing Japan Festival Survey!


School Groups

  1. A group of 5 or more students lead by a teacher can enter free of entry fee.
  2. Pre-booking is essential. 

※ Provision of parking spaces for school buses would be difficult.

Please send email for School Group free entry order by 14th May 2017. 
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City of Whitehorse
Box Hill Institute (TAFE)
Victorian Multicultural Commission
Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne Victoria

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