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Penang Bon Odori Festival

Penang Bon Odori Festival
July 09
23:42 2014

Date: 19 July 2014

Time: 6pm- 11pm

Venue: Esplanade

*Fireworks display at 10pm

A traditional and merry Japanese festival that is celebrated with dance and lively dance performances to welcome the homecoming of ancestral spirits. This festival is Japanese Buddhist observance that honor the spirit of ancestors, who return once a year to visit their family.

In this year, Penang’s most anticipated Japanese cultural  festival is back 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

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.

For more information please call 04-650 5136 or  012-4337063.

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