Saturday, July 7, 2012

Bon Odori Festival 2012

Bon Odori (meaning simply "Bon" dance) is a Japanese traditional festival to honor the spirits of one's ancestors. 

This year in Malaysia, it is held in Stadium Matsushita Shah Alam and Esplanade Penang. Compare to Japan, the festival is celebrated on a smaller scale, the festival mainly to expose part of Japanese culutre, such as Japanese food and drinks, art, dance, and their products. More exciting programmes have been arranged this year!

Don't forget to bring along your family members and a couple of friends to attend this auspicious festival. See you there!
Georgetown, Penang
: 21 July 2012
Venue: Esplanade, Penang - George Town
Time: 6.00 p.m. - 11.00 p.m.
Penang Organiser: The Consulate of Japan, Penang State of Tourism Development & Culture and Bon Odori Committee
Contact: 016-4110000

Shah Alam, Selangor
Date: 14 July 2012
Venue: Shah Alam Matsushita Stadium
Time: 5.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.
Selangor Organiser: Selangor State Office, Ministry of Tourism; The Japan Club of Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03-55108816 | Fax: 03-55131199 / 1399

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