Penang’s most anticipated Japanese cultural festival is back this year with exciting games, mouth watering Japanese food, exotic performances and more.
The annual Bon Odori Festival will be happening on the 19 July 2014, from 6pm – 11pm. As usual, the fireworks will start at 10pm sharp. There will be over 80 stalls selling authentic Japanese food, handicrafts and games. Visitors can also try out Japanese traditional costumes and take photos with Cosplayers.
Two groups, specially imported from Japan will be performing during the night. The first group is a Japanese Folk dance and Dagaya with special taiko drums.
Miss Yukata Competition
There will also be a Miss Yukata Competition this year. The champion will be rewarded with RM1,500. The second prize winner will recieve RM1,000 while the third-placed contestant will receive RM500.
Penang Bon Odori 2014 Information
Date: 19 July 2014
Organizer: The Consulate of Japan, Penang State Tourism Development & Culture and Bon Odori Committee
Venue: Esplanade, Penang
Contact: 04-650 5136 or 012-4337063
::: Fireworks display at 10pm :::
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