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Cherry Blossom Festival

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Location Virginia Beach
Dates March 24, 2019 - March 24, 2019
Description:

From Cherry Blossom Festival Website:

Join us as we celebrate Virginia Beachs international sisterhood with Miyazaki City, Japan, at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. This event offers the rich culture and beauty of Japanese music, martial arts, creative activities and various demonstrations. Admission and parking is free. You are welcome to bring a blanket or lawn chair for the performances.

Saturday, March 24 (Rain Date: March 25)
12:00 - 4:00 pm Red Wing Park

12 - 12:20 pm
Introduction by Emcee, Councilman James L. Wood
National Anthem by Israel Medina, VBFD Master Firefighter Medic
Opening Remarks by Mayor Willian D. Sessoms, Jr.
12:20 - 1:30 pm
Okinawan Music & Dance by Okinawa Sanshin Kai of Virginia Beach
Volunteer Recognition by Emcee, Councilman Wood
Introduction of Sister Cities Association of Virginia Beach & Youth Ambassador by Carolyn Garrett,SCAVB President, Emily Myers, 2018 Youth Ambassador Filipino Dance by School of Creative & Performing Arts, Philippine Cultural Center
Choral Performance by Tallwood High School
Japanese Dynamic Dance by Old Dominion University
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Taiko Performance by Soka Taiko Group
Aikido/Jujutsu/Judo by Dai Nippon Butoku Kai Martial Arts, Virginia Beach Recreational Programs
Hawaiian Hula Dance by Hula Studio Kahanuola
Japanese Folk Dance by Bayside High School Japanese Club
Koto Performance by Virginia Beach Koto Society
2:30 - 4 pm
Iaido/Kendo by Dai Nippon Butoku Kai Martial Arts, Virginia Beach Recreational Programs
Taiko Performance by Soka Taiko Group
Karatedo/Kobudo by Dai Nippon Butoku Kai Martial Arts, Virginia Beach Recreational Programs
String Quartet by Virginia Beach Symphonicity
Volunteer Recognition by Emcee, Councilman Wood
Japanese Dynamic Dance by Tallwood High School
Okinawan Music & Dance by Okinawa Sanshin Kai of Virginia Beach
Closing Remarks by Emcee, Councilman Wood

Food and concessions available from Cubania, Dong's Foodtruck, Keep it Poppin', The Funnel Cake Factory and Road Dogs.
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