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2017 Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival | Free, Performances, Art, Food & Games

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival

Soak in the traditions and ancient cultures of the Land of the Rising Sun at Seattle’s Cherry Blossom & Japaense Cultural Festival this weekend! Check out this 3 day festival which features Taiko drumming, theatrical demonstrations, food & more!


From website:
Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural FestivalSeattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival
April 21-23, 2017
Free | All Ages
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Seattle Center
305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA

Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Japan through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods and games. This feast for the senses features Taiko drumming and artisan demonstrations.

The Festival was founded 40 Years ago in appreciation of 1,000 cherry trees gifted to Seattle by Prime Minister Takeo Miki on behalf of the Japanese government in commemoration of the nation’s bicentennial. It is the first ethnic festival to be held at Seattle Center annually and the oldest in the Seattle Center Festál series.

Presented by the Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival Committee.

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Feature photo by StubbyFingers on Flickr!