Monday, July 7, 2014

Penang Bon Odori Festival 2014

Date: 19 July 2014
Time: 6pm- 11pm
Venue: Esplanade
*Fireworks display at 10pm

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
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.

Make sure if you are planning to enjoy this show, be there early or be there using motorcycle, else you will be in deep frustrated with the traffic there. Enjoy the fireworks!

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