Sakura Matsuri 2015

Saturday, April 25–Sunday, April 26, 2015 | 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

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    • Awa Odori Parade by Home Island Project of Shikoku, Japan. Photo by Liz Ligon.Awa Odori Parade by Home Island Project of Shikoku, Japan. Photo by Liz Ligon.
    • The Sakura Matsuri Cosplay Fashion Show. Photo by Liz Ligon.The Sakura Matsuri Cosplay Fashion Show. Photo by Liz Ligon.
    • Taiko Masala. Photo by Liz Ligon.Taiko Masala. Photo by Liz Ligon.
    • Tea masters Soumi Shimizu and Sōkyo Shimizu, leaders of the Sohenryu-Style Tea Ceremony (left). The Mataro Ningyo Doll Museum by The Kimekomi Doll Club (right). Photos by Liz LigonTea masters Soumi Shimizu and Sōkyo Shimizu, leaders of the Sohenryu-Style Tea Ceremony (left). The Mataro Ningyo Doll Museum by The Kimekomi Doll Club (right). Photos by Liz Ligon
    • Master of Ceremonies Yoshi Amao. Photo by Liz Ligon.Master of Ceremonies Yoshi Amao. Photo by Liz Ligon.
    • Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Parasol Society. Photo by Liz Ligon.Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Parasol Society. Photo by Liz Ligon.
    • Visitors at Sakura Matsuri. Photos by Liz Ligon.Visitors at Sakura Matsuri. Photos by Liz Ligon.
    • The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of NY. Photo by Liz Ligon.The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of NY. Photo by Liz Ligon.
    • Ukiyo-e Heroes (left), image courtesy of Jed Henry; Art by Kate T. Williamson (above right), image courtesy of Kate T. Williamson; Art by Abby Denson (below right), image copyright Abby DensonUkiyo-e Heroes (left), image courtesy of Jed Henry; Art by Kate T. Williamson (above right), image courtesy of Kate T. Williamson; Art by Abby Denson (below right), image copyright Abby Denson
    • Visitors at Sakura Matsuri. Photo by Liz Ligon.Visitors at Sakura Matsuri. Photo by Liz Ligon.

    A weekend celebrating traditional and contemporary Japanese culture

    Taiko Drumming • Cosplay Fashion Show • Tea Ceremonies • Kabuki Dance • Samurai Sword Fighting • Manga Drawing • Vintage Kimonos • Bonsai
    Kids’ Workshops • Wagashi Sweets • BBG Parasol Society and More!

    Full schedule coming soon!



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