Miss traveling to Japan? How about traveling to Jurong West instead? From 12 September to 23 October 2022, Jurong Point is holding its first-ever Matsuri or Japanese cultural festival. Eat and play at the Japan Matsuri Fair at JP1 Centre Stage on level 1, to be held from 26 September to 9 October, 11 am to 9.30 pm.
Activities at Japan Matsuri at Jurong Point
Activities to expect at Jurong Point’s Japan Matsuri include food explorations, matsuri games, traditional Japanese performances and a Japanese-themed photo booth.
Cosplay enthusiasts can also look forward to something exciting. On 8 October 2022, famous cosplayers Mariko and Mahio from Japan will be making guest appearances at Jurong Point’s matsuri. Not only can fans marvel at their beautiful costumes but they can also look forward to a cosplay workshop, where the cosplayers will be sharing their expertise on costume designing, performing and using of props.
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Yatai Food Stalls
During the Japan Matsuri Fair, the atrium of Jurong Point will be dotted with yatai, small, mobile food stalls with traditional Japanese street food.
Eat your way through Japan by tucking into food like takoyaki, okonomiyaki, sushi and mochi ice cream.
Games and Performances
In addition, there will be three matsuri games to look forward to Goldfish Scooping, Senbonbiki, and Water Balloon Yoyo.
In addition, there will be performances held on 1, 2, 8 and 9 October 2022. These include a taiko drum performances and workshop, yosakoi dance and a cosplay sakura concert.
In collaboration with the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), Jurong Point is also hosting a JNTO Digital Stamp Rally. Through this rally, get to learn more about the Shikoku region and its prefectures by going in search of posters around the mall. Scan the QR codes to learn more about the prefectures.
There are other deals and promotions at Jurong Point as part of the Japan Matsuri.