4th September 2021
The Bunbury community are pleased to welcome the return of the South West Festival of Japan for another year.
This year’s event will celebrate the culture of Japan through arts, crafts, workshops, music, popular culture, food and more.
The Australia Japan Society of Western Australia (Inc) will also be running a stall at the event on Sept 4th.
The South West Festival of Japan will be headquartered at the Stirling Street Arts Centre and will take place throughout the Bunbury CBD. Come and collect your festival Stamp Rally Map from Rusticana, Victoria Street Deli and Bunbury Visitors Centre.
The Festival includes the following events:
- Hanami Party | Bunbury Regional Art Gallery | Council Gardens | 10:00am to 4:00pm
- Manga Art Workshop
- Taiko Drumming Workshop
- Japanese Sweets Making Workshop
Hanami picnic in the park, bring your lunch and picnic blanket and sit under the blossoming cherry plum trees
- Market stalls
- Arts activities at BRAG
- Performances and Martial Arts
- Traditional Japanese dance.
Saturday 4 September to Saturday 11 September
Participants can grab a SW Festival of Japan map and make their way around the CBD to discover Japan in Bunbury and collect ‘stamps’ to go in to win a number of prizes.
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