Shinju Matsuri – Broome's 'Festival of the Pearl'
2013 Fri 13th September - Sun 22nd September
For 42 years the full moon late August or September, Shinju Matsuri has celebrated Broome through 10 days of events. The Opening Ceremony, Float Parades, Mardi Gras and Carnival of Nations, Art Awards, Pets in the Park, Senior Citizens Morning Tea, Closing Ceremony and Fireworks are all free for the everyone to attend.
Experience the Broome style ‘Long Table Lunch’ or kick up your heels at the ‘Matsuri Gala Night’, experience the new 'Tura Music' performance or share our local Yawuru peoples culture at the Story, Dance, Language and Song events.
Watch this space for a special project we are working on.
This year join in as Broome comes to life through festivities that showcase traditional and contemporary talents and celebrate its unique culture, history and diversity.
Whether you are visiting Broome for the Festival, a new member of the community or a true local, Shinju Matsuri is for everyone! With the major events all family friendly and free of charge, to the specialised feature events, this is a festival that celebrates its diversity of peoples, rich local history, talented artists, community performers, and our environment of spectacular venues in the Kimberley landscape.
Future Festival Dates
2014 Fri 5th September – Sun 14th September
2015 Fri 28th August – Sun 6th September
Shinju Matsuri would also like to thank the following Business Supporters