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Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival Adelaide presents

Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival 2020

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA) proudly presents

★ Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival 2020 ★

· Adelaide's Largest Japanese Cultural Festival · Family Fun Day ·

· Celebrating 25 Years in 2020 ·

Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival was first held in Adelaide in 1995 and is a celebration of the cultural and social links between the people of Japan and Australia. It is a great day for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy Japanese music, performances, craft, food, martial arts and much more.

Children's Day (こどもの日, Kodomo no Hi) is a Japanese national holiday which takes place annually on May 5, the fifth day of the fifth month, and is the final celebration in Golden Week. It is a day set aside to respect children's personalities and to celebrate their happiness.


Applications are now open for stallholders, display holders, performers and volunteers:

★ Stallholders

Applications close Friday 20 March

★ Performers, Display Holders, Businesses Advertising Services

Applications close Friday 20 March

★ Volunteer Managers

Applications close Friday 27 March

★ Volunteers

Applications close Friday 10 April

For sponsorship enquiries, please contact

or phone JAFA on (08) 8370 8771.


Unfortunately no pets are allowed at Kodomo no Hi Japan Festival. As we are expecting a very large crowd of over 7,000 people, it is for pet safety that pets are not allowed at the event.

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