2018 / Cherry Blossom Festival at Glendale’s Japanese Friendship Garden, April 15

Shoseian Japanese Friendship Garden in Glendale

The Japan Foundation Los Angeles and the Friends of Shoseian will sponsor Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival) at Shoseian Japanese Friendship Garden in Brand Park, 1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, CA 91201, on Sunday, April 15, 2018, from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Admission free.

Sakura Matsuri Schedule:

10:00am: Koto Performance – By Saeko V.

10:30am: J-Pop & Anime Songs Performance – by Yui SensationaL(DJ), Canae(Vo.), Ryo Taie(G.), Noyuri(Dancer)

11:00am: Urasenke Tea Ceremony – by Keiko Nakada

11:45am: J-Pop & Anime Songs Performance – by Yui SensationaL(DJ), Canae(Vo.), Ryo Taie(G.), Noyuri(Dancer)

12:00 noon: Kendo Demo – by Pasadena Kendo Club

12:30pm: Karate Demo

1:00pm: Cherry Tree Planting Ceremony

1:20pm: Akita Angels : Rescue Dog Walk

1:30pm: Taiko Performance – Asano Taiko & The Taiko Kids

2:00pm: Urasenke Tea Ceremony – by Keiko Nakada

2:45pm: Sakura/Sakura Children’s Song – Verdugo Woodlands

3:00pm: Closing Ceremony

Sakura Matsuri also will include: Shodo, Bonsai, Ikebana, Singing Meditation Bowls, Bento Box Lunch and the Okamoto Food Truck, Travel to Japan table, Japanese Language Info, Kimono Fun, Live Music with D.J., Okanoue Traveling Library – Japanese Books for Kids, and more.