The Bon Odori Festival is a big Japanese dance festival which is held annually at Kompleks Sukan Negara Shah Alam. This year it will be held on the 22rd July 20167(Sat) 7pm – 9:30pm (Gates Open at 4:30pm).
It has attracted over 30,000 people every year, and it’s also known as one of the biggest Bon Odori festivals in the world.
Bon-Odori (Odori meaning dance) is a traditional summer dance performed during the Obon season in Japan. The choreography is easy to remember so that everyone can participate. There is no strict dress code for Bon-Odori, so another advantage is that visitors can happily join in with casual clothing. For those who want to try to wear a Yukata(a kind of kimono), please see this article.
This year, there will be Wadaiko performances and some guest performances. You can enjoy fireworks as well.
Date & Time: 22-Jul-2017 (Sat) from 7.00pm to 9.30pm
(gates open at 4.30pm)
Venue: Kompleks Sukan Negara Shah Alam (Panasonic Sports Complex)