Experience Japan in Australia and New Zealand

Experience Japan in Australia and New Zealand

Japan’s unique culture and breathtaking natural landscapes are renowned worldwide. Stories and images of the snowy mountains of Tohoku or bustling streets of Tokyo have inspired adventures to the land of endless discovery for generations, but now you can be inspired in your own city…

Experience Japan abroad and gain an insight into true Japanese culture with these fantastic festivals throughout Australia and New Zealand. Make sure you stop by and see us at the Visit Japan booth at each event to get all your information on travel to Japan and the upcoming 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Auckland Japan Day 2018

Event – Auckland Japan Day 2018

When: Sunday 25th of February              Where:  Queens Wharf, Auckland

Throw away all your plans! New Zealand’s biggest Japanese event is coming to Queens Wharf at the Cloud & Shed 10. Dive head first into Japanese culture with mouth-watering Japanese foods, stage performances, cultural displays and more.

Free entry
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Canterbury Japan Day 2018

Event – Canterbury Japan Day 2018

When: Sunday 4th of March              Where:  Riccarton Park, Christchurch

Celebrate summer in true Japanese style at Canterbury Japan Day 2018. Experience taiko drumming, kendo and sumo wrestling under the sun. Cool off with art exhibitions, handicraft stalls and the Sapporo beer garden. Most importantly, don’t forget to leave room for all the Japanese food delicacies you can think of!

Free entry

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The Colours of Matsuri Sydney

View the rich colours of last year’s Matsuri festival below. Make sure you use #MatsuriSydney on any photos you upload to see them on this website!