Followers of taiko drumming, teriyaki rooster, sake and Japanese paintings will not need to miss this weekend’s competition.
DENVER — Denver’s Cherry Blossom Pageant at Sakura Sq. is again for the primary time since 2019.
Organized by the Sakura Basis and Tri-State/Denver Buddist Temple, the 2022 Cherry Blossom Pageant might be held Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26, at Sakura Sq. within the coronary heart of downtown Denver.
The forty ninth annual competition — which celebrates Japanese tradition by music, dance, displays, arts, crafts, dance and meals — was not held in 2020 and 2021.
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This is a take a look at among the highlights:
- Reside performances of conventional Japanese dancing, singing, instrumental music, Taiko drum ensemble performances, judo, karate and aikido demonstrations.
- Cultural demonstrations and lectures on matters resembling bonsai (tree sculpting) and Buddhist teachings.
- Japanese-themed market with jewellery, toys, paintings, pottery, equipment, clothes and anime.
- Reside artwork demonstrations, chilled somen (skinny wheat flour noodles) and different snacks.
- Japanese delicacies together with sushi, teriyaki burgers, manju, spam musubi, teriyaki rooster plate lunches and teriyaki beef bowls and sake and craft beer.
Cherry Blossom Pageant at Sakura Sq. in Denver
The Cherry Blossom Pageant serves as the biggest fundraiser for the operations and packages of the Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple and Sakura Basis
Admission is free to the Cherry Blossom Pageant, which takes place Saturday, June 25, from 11 a.m. till 6 p.m. and Sunday, June 26, from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. at Sakura Sq. between nineteenth and Lawrence Streets.
For extra info on the Cherry Blossom Pageant, go to: CherryBlossomDenver.org. You may as well comply with the Cherry Blossom Pageant on Fb.
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