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Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Matsuri)
April 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The 2018 Sakura Matsuri, or Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival, will be held on Sunday, May 6, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Mead Park in New Canaan.
The Japan Society of Fairfield County will again present this family-friendly that encourages goodwill through education and cultural understanding between Japan and the US. The event will feature traditional folk dance from the Japanese Folk Dance Institute, taiko drumming by UConn Taiko, the story of Hachiko (a loyal Akita dog) and Spartacus (an American Akita therapy dog with K9 First Responders). Hands-on activities include dressing in traditional kimonos, ikebana flower arranging for kids, origami (paper folding), Tenugui fabric wrapping, and calligraphy (write your name in Japanese).
Additional information is available – https://www.facebook.com/events/839043146301795/