Japanese Festival Perth

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Over the weekend was the Japanese Festival held at Forrest Place in the heart of Perth city. All walks of life, young and old attended the radical event and I was very surprised at the interest shown by Perthians. Culture is a huge part of my life and I have always had a strong fascination with Japanese culture throughout the years however, it was rare to find somebody to share that same passion with...it seems that things have changed in a matter of a decade. The festival scale was quite minute but it offered a broad range of activities from Kendo demonstrations to Cosplay events, it even showcased a number of Japanese food stalls. The lines for these popular snacks like Takoyaki and Okonomiyaki were insanely long so I just had to drool at the sheer wafting smells and sights of the delicacies. I was on the hunt for some Lolitas but only managed to spot a handful, wish I knew where they were all hiding! This festival was the exact shot of excitement that I needed before my trip to the land of the rising sun, the anticipation is growing by the day and I have to pinch myself in order to realise that my dream is coming true. Japan, here I come.

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