Thousands enjoyed the sunset Light Festival on the shores of Lake Burly Griffen and thrilled to the entertainment including performances by TaikOz traditional
Taiko drummers and Riley Lee, Australia's only master of the shakuhachi, the traditional Japanese flute..
The Students from Nara University High Scool entertained with their vernacular repertoir.
There were activities for all ages, including origami, calligraphy,
emu-calling, boomerang-painting, Japanese lantern-making and an anime tent with Manga comic books.
Japanese stores also sold
handbags, framed origami and Australian and Japanese food.
The participants feasted on Japanese cuisine provided
by several local societies.