April 26, 2009

Sakura Matsuri, NYC's Rite of Spring

AKA Brooklyn Botanical Garden's Annual Cherry Blossom Festival:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Sakura Matsuri 2009

Sakura Matsuri, New York City's "rite of spring," marks its 28th year with over 50 events and performances celebrating Japanese culture and the blossoming of BBG's 220 cherry trees. Visitors to the weekend-long Cherry Blossom Festival can enjoy a range of performances from traditional Japanese music and dance to concerts by some of Japan's hottest J-pop stars, plus taiko drumming, an anime voice actor panel, bonsai pruning workshops, J-pop DJs, a traditional kimono show, and demonstrations and workshops for all ages. Bring your camera and join anime comedian Uncle Yo and the World Cosplay Summit Team USA in a giant Sakura Matsuri cosplay photo shoot!

Posted by ronn at April 26, 2009 03:37 PM

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