Japan Festival 2017 in Avenue K

Japan Festival 2017 in Avenue K


Hey! Here are the updates and highlights of Avenue K’s Japan Festival 2017, I am sure some of you might not want to miss this. The 10-day of Japanese-themed festival brings first-in-Malaysia experiences with some of the products directly imported from Japan and exclusive brands ranging from beauty, fashion, food and beverage, lifestyle products and services at the Ground Floor Atrium and the main entrance of the mall, from 12th to 21st May 2017.

Japan Festival 2017 in Avenue K
Japan Festival 2017 in Avenue K

Avenue K Japan Festival 2017 was officiated by Mr. Yasuhiko Karigome, the First Secretary of Japan Embassy and Ms Phang Sze Sze, Deputy General Manager of Avenue K, joined by representatives from Avenue K Senior Management, Japan National Tourism Board, Japan External Trade Organization, Director of Tourism KL, and the CEO and General Manager of Fujifilm.

Japan Festival 2017 in Avenue K
The Official Launch of Avenue K's Japan Festival 2017

The Ground Floor Atrium of Avenue K is transformed into the famous Japanese street, complemented with Japanese wooden carts displaying authentic Japanese products decorated with cherry blossom, which is ubiquitous symbol of Japan and are frequently depicted on traditional Japanese culture and art. 

Japan Festival 2017 in Avenue K
Japan Festival 2017 Happening at Ground Floor Atrium of Avenue K from 12th to 21st May, 2017. 

A traditional Japanese tea room takes the center stage, featuring tatami mats, a traditional form of flooring found in Japanese homes and have been deeply rooted in the Japanese culture from the 12th century. The tea room houses a full-sized ceremonial tea house and is decorated with Japanese hanging lanterns on a wooden structure, surrounding the space with a traditional Japanese atmosphere.

Japan Festival 2017 in Avenue K
Japanese Traditional Drum Performance

Avenue K Japan Festival offering a unique experience of fun, food and culture for everyone. Throughout the festival, you will get to relish in the traditions of the festival with and will be mesmerized by a series of exciting Japanese-themed activities such as Japanese Drum, Japanese Dance where patrons are invited to dance along, Japanese costume demonstration all day long where patrons will get to experience how to wear a Yukata, live sushi and bento making, Japanese tea making ceremony, MT Washi Tape creative workshop for the families and many more. 

Japan Festival 2017 in Avenue K
MT Washi Tape pop-up store

I am sure many of you are the fans and collectors of washi tape, now you can look forward to the MT Washi Tape pop-up store at the main entrance happening in conjunction with Japanese Festival. Fuji Film will also be showcasing the colourful compact cameras ‘Instax’ at the main entrance.

The Land of the Rising Sun’s unique arts and tastes are plentiful once more, as the highlight of the Japan Festival will be the ‘Japanese Tea Making Ceremony Competition’ where shoppers can taste the premium tea, experience and learn the art of “Japanese Tea Making” at the Maiko Tea booth located at the Ground Floor Atrium.

If you spend RM250 and above in a maximum of two combined receipts at any stores on the same day will stand a chance to participate in the ‘Japanese Tea Making Ceremony Competition’ and win a pair of ticket worth RM3,488 to OSAKA, Japan.

For a taste of Japanese sushi, shoppers are invited to take part in Sushi Challenge, sponsored by Sushi King. Shoppers will also be rewarded with vouchers, gifts and treats during the festival when they spend during the festival at any stores in Avenue K from 12 until 21 May 2017.

With a minimum spending of RM50 and above in a single receipt, you will get to experience ‘Japanese Bouncy Balls Scooping’, a popular traditional game among the boys. The bouncy balls are floated in the water and you will get to scoop as many bouncy balls as they can until the net tears off. Shoppers are also entitled to redeem Franco meal voucher worth RM15 with a minimum spending of RM200 and above in a maximum of two combined receipts at any stores on the same day.

For more details about Japan Festival 2017 in Avenue K, please visit Avenue K Website, Facebook or Instagram 

4 comments:

  1. Eventhough I am not really a Japanese culture fan. But I like the bento making and Japanese dance. Will definitely dropping by to visit their Japan festival.

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  2. Sushi contest sounds nice. will visit Avenue K for this

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  3. I love these kind of festivals.. always evoke fond memories and are great time to dress up

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  4. anything with Japanese written on it...I am in! Ok bookmarking this dates....wonder if I can get to wear a kimono or not...hmmmm

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