Cherry Blossom Festival - Sakura Matsuri

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The Brooklyn Botanical Garden's 26th annual cherry blossom festival, Sakura Matsuri, celebrates the arrival of Spring with an all-weekend Cherry Blossom Festival complete with a huge list of activities and events - April 28th and 29th.

See you there and don't forget your camera's!

Brief Summary from
With over 200 trees in bloom, Brooklyn Botanic Garden's flowering cherries take center stage during this phenomenal weekend celebrating Japanese culture with over 60 events and performances. The Okinawan pop sounds of happyfunsmile, a J-pop concert by Tokyo sensation ZAN, hip-hop artist Akim Funk Buddha's "Urban Tea Ceremony," a taiko drum concert by the kids from the Genki Daiko team, and a presentation on the history of geisha by documentary filmmaker Miyuki Sohara are just some of the new performances lined up for the weekend.