Friends of Shoseian & The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles present

Sakura Matsuri
(Cherry Blossom Festival)

Located in Brand Park, Glendale (1601 West Mountain St., Glendale, CA 91201)

Sunday, March 17, 2019, 11am-4pm

This Event is FREE

This image is for representation purpose only.      ©Y. Shimizu/©JNTO



11:00-11:30am          Koto – By Saeko Kujiraoka

                 11:30am-12:00pm          Awa Odori Dance (#1) by TAKARABUNE

             12:00-12:45pm          Urasenke Tea Ceremony (#1)  

           12:45-1:00pm          Reading of Proclamation    

              1:00-1:30pm          Taiko Drums!  by Kodama Taiko  

                 1:30-2:15pm          Urasenke Tea Ceremony (#2)  

       2:15-2:30pm          Shamisen by Mike Penny     

                             2:30-3:00pm          Awa Odori Dance (#2) by TAKARABUNE    

                     3:00-3:45pm          Urasenke Tea Ceremony (#3)      

  3:45-4:00pm          Closing Ceremony   


 We will have food booths inside the garden area as well as three food trucks outside the garden.
We will have tea masters from Japan visiting us to demonstrate their expertise in the tea ceremony.
We will also showcase the interior of the Tea House, which has undergone a complete renovation and transformation.  





This Event is Co-Presented By

                                        Friends of Shoseian