Bon Odori Festival 2019

July 20, 2019

July 20, 2019

7:00 PM To 10:00 PM

Kompleks Sukan Negara Shah Alam, Section 21, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

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Bon Odori Festival 2019

The 43rd Bon Odori 2019
Date : 20th July 2019 (Sat)
Time : 4:30 pm (Gate Open)
Venue : Kompleks Sukan Negara Shah Alam (Panasonic), Lot 4, Persiaran Perkilangan, Section 21, Shah Alam

As event started out as a small affair for Japanese expatriates to immerse their children in Japanese culture in 1977 has now grown into a much-awaited annual event with about 35,000 participants every year. It is the single largest Japanese Cultural Event in Malaysia and is possibly the largest Bon Odori festival in the world outside Japan. The annual Bon Odori celebration in Malaysia is an effort to promote and strengthen cultural ties between Malaysia and Japan as well as to showcase Japanese culture to Malaysians.

OPEN TO PUBLIC / FREE ADMISSION

PROGRAMME (Tentative)
4:30 pm Gates Open
7:00 pm Opening – Drum Performance by Japanese School Students
7:10 pm Opening Address by the Organizing Chairman
7:15 pm Bon Odori Dance – Part 1
7:45 pm Dance Performance by Nihon Buyo-bu
8:00 pm Bon Odori Dance – Part 2
8:30 pm Guest Drum Performance “WaDaiko SHO” / Selangor Cultural Dance
9:00 pm Bon Odori Dance – Part 3
9:30 pm Closing – Drum Performance by Japanese School Students and Closing Address
9:35 pm End

ORGANISERS:
The Japan Club of Kuala Lumpur
The Japanese School of Kuala Lumpur
Embassy of Japan

IN CO-OPERATION WITH:
Alumni Look East Policy Society (ALEPS)
Japan Graduates’ Association of Malaysia (JAGAM)
The Japanese Chamber of Trade & Industry, Malaysia
Tourism Selangor Sdn Bhd

SUPPORTED BY:
The State Government of Selangor
Invest Selangor Berhad

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