Date

22 August (Sat) 17:30~

(The event will NOT be cancelled in event of wet weather)

Admission
Tickets ($2)

1 ticket per person for admission (Free for pre-school age children)

Advance tickets are for sale to JAS members only.

Tickets are available for purchase at the Japanese School (Changi) on the day of event. (They are not available at JAS front office)

Venue

Japanese Primary School (Changi)

(No.11 Upper Changi Rd North Singapore 507657)

This year, we look forward to welcoming more people at the Summer Festival. Come and experience the excitement of Japan's summer with Japanese food, festival goods, yoyo-tsuri (water balloons), games and bon-odori dance!

Programme

1 Bon-odori

Rental fees (cash payment) :

Yukata $2 ; Obi $1

* Limited numbers of children's yukata are available for rental

2 Food & Drinks Booths

(cash payment)

3 Game Corner

(cash payment)

Yoyo-tsuri (water balloons), basketball games etc

In accordance with the direction from the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA), Kingyo-sukui (goldfish scooping) will be discontinued.

Yukata Rental & Yukata Wearing

* Yukata coupons will be sold to admission ticket holders only.

* Yukata rental / Yukata wearing time 16:00 ~

First-come-first-served basis

*Yukata return time

20:30~21:30

Please adhere strictly to the time stated

*Rental Fee (Cash payment)

Yukata (Female/Male) : $2

Obi (Female/Male) : $1

Children's yukata (limited quantity) are available for rental. Please make your payment at the Yukata corner.

*Thing to bring

Foot wear (zori or slippers) & strings (2pcs).

*If you have your own yukata, please inform the reception. Please bring your own strings (2pcs).

*Please refrain from wearing long pants or jeans under your yukata.

Free Shuttle Bus Service

Singapore Expo @The Japanese School Changi, From 4:00pm|to 7:15 (Every 15 minutes)
The Japanese School Changi @Singapore Expo, From 7:30to 11:00 (Every 15 minutes)

Shuttle Bus Pick Up Point map

Advance tickets

available

5000 advance tickets are available on a first-come-first-served basis at JAS Front Office (1F) from 13 July (Mon).

Admission

$2 Advance tickets are for sale to JAS members only.

Each person is required to purchase 1 ticket for admission

Please note:

*Limited numbers of tickets are available for purchase on the actual day. However, it is advisable to purchase tickets in advance as long queues are expected.

*Non-Advance Tickets are only available at the Japanese School (Changi) on the actual day. They are not available at the JAS Front Office.

*Free admission for pre-school age children.

*It is difficult to estimate and prepare enough food for the event's turnout and we seek your kind understanding on this. You may wish to bring along your own food to avoid the expected long queues.

Summer Festival Yukata Contest

Enter the photo contest with pictures taken at the Summer Festival! The contest is divided into 3 categories:
1. Below 6 years old
2. Age 6 to under 13 years old
3. Age 13 to under 18 years old

Entries & Things to Note

- Only photographs taken at the Summer Festival on 22 August are eligible for entry

- Only individual photograph of JAS member (below 18 years old) dressed in yukata and jinbei are eligible for entry. 1 entry per person.

- Entries must be in 4R size prints (10.16 cm x 15.24 cm) only

- Please write the name and age of the entrant on the reverse side of the photograph

- Photographs submitted will not be returned

- Please submit together with the photograph, name, age, and membership number of the entrant as well as name, membership number, contact number, mobile number of the applicant

Eligibility

The contest is open to members only.

Application

Entry may be submitted either in person to the JAS Front Office (1F) or by post. Please indicate on the envelope Yukata contest photograph enclosedE

Application by email is not acceptable.

Closing Date

Entries should reach us by 31 August (Mon).

Judging

Entries will be displayed at the JAS clubhouse for members to vote. Winners are determined by membersEvoting poll. (Please refer to September issue for details)

Prizes

Japanese Association Vouchers

1st Prize: $100, 2nd Prize: $80, 3rd Prize: $50

Enquiry

Ms Mitsuyasu Tel : 64680066
Car Parking

Park your car at Singapore Expo Carpark J and take the free shuttle bus.

* Japanese School (Changi campus) carpark is strictly for parking by officials only.

Bon-odori Practices

In addition to Singapore Ondo, Tanko Bushi, Soran Bushi, Doraemon Ondo, Rasa Sayang, Chan Mali Chan, we will also practice Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea this year. Do join us for the dance practice sessions!

Practice Schedule

13 & 20 Aug (Thu) 14:00~15:30 JAS Fitness Centre (3F)

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