Location: Essex County Branch Brook Park, Cherry Blossom Welcome Center, Mill Street Entrance, Belleville + Prudential Concert Grove, Clifton Avenue Entrance, Newark
Enjoy a family day in New Jersey’s pinkest park! A packed schedule of events includes Japanese cultural demonstrations, children's activities, live music, a crafter's marketplace, food and more!
The celebration continues at the Cherry Blossom Welcome Center and the Prudential Concert Grove!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
11:00 AM: Brick City Jazz Orchestra
12:00 PM: Welcome Ceremony
1:00 PM: Cobu Taiko Drum & Dance Troupe
2:00 PM: Sawai Koto Academy
3:00 PM: Samurai Sword Soul
4:15 PM: Soh Daiko
11:00 AM: How to Make a Bonsai Tree Demonstration with Elves Florals
11:30 AM: How to Wear Kimono Demonstration with Hideyo Yamada
1:00 PM: Japanese Traditional Dance Demonstration with Masayo Fuju
1:30 PM: Sushi Demonstration with Hideyo Yamada
2:00 PM: Ikebana Flower Arrangement with Ikebana Society
3:00 PM: Sushi Demonstration with Hideyo Yamada
3:30 PM: Drawing Demonstrations by Pinot’s Palette
4:00 PM: Performance by Kuni Mikami & East of the Sun Jazz Group
Richard Reiter Drum Circle: 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 2:40 PM
ALL DAY: Workshops with Misako Rocks!
11:00 AM: Arts High School Latin Jazz Band
1:30 PM: Sachiyo Ito & Company
2:30 PM: Drumline Guy: Marcus Joyner