2019 / Cherry Blossom Festival at Shoseian Teahouse in Glendale, Mar. 17

Friends of Shoseian & The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles present Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival)

Located in Brand Park, Glendale
1601 West Mountain St., Glendale, CA 91201


Sunday, March 17, 2019, 11am-4pm
This Event is FREE

The Friends of Shoseian will celebrate the completion of the interior Tea House renovation project for over fifteen years.

This year, the festival will highlight sixteen visiting tea masters and students from Japan and a group of dancers visiting from Japan to demonstrate Awa Odori dance.


11:00-11:30am: Koto by Saeko Kujiraoka

11:30am-12:00pm: Awa Odori Dance (#1) by TAKARABUNE

12:00-12:45pm: Urasenke Tea Ceremony (#1)

12:45-1:00pm: Reading of Proclamation

1:00-1:30pm: Taiko Drums! by Kodama Taiko

1:30-2:15pm: Urasenke Tea Ceremony (#2)

2:15-2:30pm: Shamisen by Mike Penny

2:30-3:00pm: Awa Odori Dance (#2) by TAKARABUNE

3:00-3:45pm: Urasenke Tea Ceremony (#3)

3:45-4:00pm: Closing Ceremony