Shinju Matsuri is the much-loved festival which covers everything that is Broome and the surrounding areas of the Kimberley region.
This will be a fabulous event when Shinju Matsuri pays tribute to their heritage and culture. At the same time, they will be showcasing the multitude of incredible talent that they are fortunate enough to have up there.
So this is a function that will give you a good excuse to go to Broome. Airfares have recently gone down to this area, so come relax and enjoy some quality time in warm Broome. Be part of this year's sparkling Shinju Matsuri Festival!
Shinju Matsuri is actually the festival of The Pearl and it has always been a festival based on Broome's unique community spirit, cultural assortment and fascinating history. The festival celebrates the four diverse cultures which have come together in Broome over the past century for pearls:
This Shinju Matsuri has been running now since the 1970s and enjoyed by so many. At this festival, there will be the following to tempt you:
Community and cultural programme
It will take place from 25th August to Sunday 2nd September, 2018, and it will be on for 10 days. There will be bright colours, exciting sounds and fabulous food as the community of Broome share this delightful area with the world and the people who call it home.
PROGRAMME Some of the events that will be on for this festival include:
Float Parade - the Shinju Matsuri Float Parade will be on 26th August at the Weld Street to Male Oval. It will start at 3.30 pm and is a free event.
Pearl Harvest Yum Cha - You can experience the finest Chinese cuisine made by a collaboration of chefs.
This will be held on 30th August, from 6 pm – 9 pm. It will be held at Dampier Terrace, and cost is $75.
For one night only at Shinju Matsuri, China Town will become a Chinese Cuisine food market hub as the Yum Cha event is on with celebrity chef host Adam Liaw!
Included in the ticket price is all you can eat Chinese delicacies with a selection of dumplings, bao, wok noodles boxes and Chinese BBQ delights! There will also be live music and a fully stocked bar.