Just as the Chinese New Year Festival comes to an end the Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival will be on this weekend at Federation Square on Sunday 28th February. TANG The Asian Food Emporium is sponsoring SBS Asia Pop radio who will have their radio booth at the site during the festival. The radio station will be handing out promotions for TANG on the day with special offers, and there will be TANG radio ads on throughout the festivities. SBS Radio will also have a photo booth near the entrance where you can get a fab group photo.
Enjoy all Japanese culture has to offer from 12noon until 6pm at the food and drink stalls where you can sample the delicious, unique taste of Japanese cuisine including tasty Sushi, Bento Boxes, Okonomiyaki, Ramen, Soba, Gyoza and Japanese beer! Check out the games stalls, kimonos, toys, and handwritten calligraphy. There will be entertainment on the main stage starting with the very popular Taiko drummers followed by performances by traditional Japanese dancers, a folk group ichimadin playing Okinawan style music, Maio-S performing two new dances from the anime LoveLive! School Idol Festival, Awa Odori (Fool’s Dance) by Melbo Ren, NINTAMA16, Tamagawa University students performing dances combining pop idols, ninjas and yells at a pop concert! The performers represent a great mix of popular dance fun, including anime cosplay, and traditional music and dance. Prizes for best costumes on the day and a big raffle draw complete the day.
If you love your Japanese food you will be thrilled to know you can get a big range of Japanese brands and groceries at TANG The Asian Food Emporium, including the ever popular Japanese snacks. Open 7 days from 10am to 11pm, call in and check us out.