This year, the MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL will move away from the routine location of Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium and head to the Shibuya and Harajuku area! We will deliver Japanese culture to the world to the fullest in the form of music, fashion, food, tourist information, and much more from numerous locations around town.
＜Find Japan’s Kawaii♡ “Harajuku Kawaii Market”＞
Location: Laforet Museum Harajuku
Time/Date: March 24th-25th at 11:00-19:00 (subject to change)
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Laforet Harajuku has its own museum where we will hold a ‘Harajuku Kawaii Market’ with the theme of ‘Find Japan’s Kawaii♡’. Head on over to get involved with the many experience-based booths available, offering fashion, beauty, fortune telling, DIY and more. You’ll be served up everything you need to transform into a kawaii girl simply by visiting. On stage, we will have models who are active in magazines catered to the Harajuku Style, influential figures popular across social media, and more! We will deliver Japan’s kawaii culture from the hub of Laforet Harajuku!
＜Featuring Japanese new music “MOSHI MOSHI MUSIC FESTIVAL”＞
Location: Tower Records Shibuya B1F CUTUP STUDIO / Tower Records Shibuya Rooftop Stage
Time/Date: March 24th-25th at 14:00-21:00 (subject to change)
Over at Tower Records Shibuya, we will host a music event for young up-and-coming artists in the Japanese music scene. A range of artists and people from the music media who have hooked up with talented new musicians will become official curators at the event and recommend promising artists. MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON, who promote Japan’s pop culture to the world, will join forces with each curator and create an exciting stage.
＜Enjoy Hanami Early in Shibuya at “MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON Market”＞
Location: Shibuya CAST.
Time/Date: March 24th-25th at 12:00-18:00 (subject to change)
We will set up a fun market at SHIBUYA CAST. where you can enjoy Japan’s symbolic cherry blossoms while eating traditional Japanese food and matcha sweets and drinking sake. There will be stalls selling vegetables, booths where you can get up close and personal with traditional Japanese culture, and more. The market will offer a cuisine and culture experience only possible in Japan.
＜Tie Links With the Gods of Harajuku at “MOSHI MOSHI ENNICHI”＞
Location: Onden Shrine
Date/Time: March 24th-25th at 12:00-18:00 (subject to change)
A traditional day held at Onden Shrine is ‘Ennichi’. Look forward to strolling along the festival walk and tucking into some festive food at the indispensable food carts, trying your luck at the classic yo-yo fishing, and more. We will also set up a stage at the shrine where you can listen to traditional Japanese gagaku, or ancient imperial court music, as well as a character DJ festival where many different well-known characters will perform. You’ll be spoiled for choice on where to begin at the festival, and there’s plenty for both kids and adults to enjoy.
Register & Receive an Original Bag!
People that register in advance for the event will receive an original bag as thanks. But be careful, as we only have a limited stock, so don’t forget to register early.
How to Register
You must sign up in advance to go to the festival. Registering is completely free. To register, please visit the Peatix link below and follow the instructions. Once you have completed your registration, you will receive a QR code from Peatix that you must bring with you on the day of the event.
*Upon registering, you will be signed up as a MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON Member where you can receive mail magazines, and to Omotenashi Platform.
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