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The First Ever Super Japan Matsuri
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Super Japan Matsuri
WAttention Singapore and Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay present Super Japan Matsuri, the first ever Super Japan Matsuri. The three-day festival is part of Esplanade's new cultural festival, Super Japan Japanese Festival of Arts, showcasing the arts and culture of Japan, and featuring the collaborations between the two countries' artists.

Through this festival they would like to introduce a genuine matsuri to Singapore residents, and create a nostalgic atmosphere for the Japanese community here.
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Chindonya Traditional Japanese Street Performance The Adachi Company. Catch their performances at 7pm, 8,30pm and 9.30pm at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre
Visitors will be able to enjoy Chindonya Traditional Japanese Street Performances by The Adachi Company on 20 & 21 May. Chindoya is originally a street campaign in Edo period. The performers in outlandish costumes will play Chindon, a three-in-one instrument, together with a trumpet, an accordion, and a drum.

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Enka performance by Windstars Ensemble on 22 May 7.30pm and 8.45pm at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre. Photo courtesy of Super Japan/Esplanade
Windstars Ensemble, together with local winners of Japanese Karaoke ,will deliver Enka, a popular form of music from Meiji Era, on 22 May.

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Takoyaki (octopus balls). Photosource: Super Japan/Esplanade
Satisfy your taste buds with delicious and authentic food like takoyaki, baby Castella, yakisoba (pan-fried noodles) and okonomiyaki (grilled Japanese pancake) prepared by Japanese chefs from Japan and Singapore. Get a Japanese draft beer, shochu highball or sake cocktails too!

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Japanese Traditional Games & Food available at Super Japan
Try your hands on traditional festival games such as old-time Japanese favourites such as shateki (shooting game), senbonbiki (lucky-pick strings), wanage (ring toss), yo-yo tsuri (yo-yo balloon) and katanuki (die-cut candy) specially flown in from Japan. Game coupons will be on sale for $2 each.

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Free coupons for the first 100 visitors who matched the daily theme
Each night there is a different theme: Ladies and Students (Friday), Cosplayers (Saturday), and Families (Sunday). The first 100 visitor matching the nightly theme will get a free game.

Don't miss this heart-warming festival!
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Why? Try Japanese traditional games and food. Free Entry. Free performances
When: 20 May 5PM-10PM. 21-22 May 2016 3PM-10PM
Where: Esplanade Waterfront, 1 Esplanade Drive, Esplanade, Singapore 038981
Cost: Free admission. Games tickets are available at $2
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