National Cherry Blossom Festival

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March 20 - April 13, 2019. Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, DC, the gift of the cherry blossom trees, and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan. The Festival produces and coordinates daily events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit. Events are primarily free and open to the public.

Events
Sun. Mar 24National Cherry Blossom Festival: The 6821 Quintet at Everymay
Sun. Mar 24National Cherry Blossom Festival: Gallery Talk: The Tale of Genji in Japanese Art
Sun. Mar 24National Cherry Blossom Festival: The Tale of Genji: A Musical Narrative with Violinist Ikuko Kawai
Sun. Mar 24National Cherry Blossom Festival: Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, The Super Live
Mon. Mar 25National Cherry Blossom Festival: The 6821 Quintet at Renwick Gallery
Wed. Mar 27National Cherry Blossom Festival: STORYTIME: Call Me Tree
Thu. Mar 28National Cherry Blossom Festival: Through the Lens: Tokyo Transect
Sat. Mar 30National Cherry Blossom Festival: National Cherry Blossom Festival Day in the Fairfax County Visitor Center
Sat. Mar 30National Cherry Blossom Festival: Kite Festival
Sun. Mar 31National Cherry Blossom Festival: Sakura Taiko Takeover
Wed. Apr 3National Cherry Blossom Festival: STORYTIME: Under the Cherry Blossom Tree
Wed. Apr 3National Cherry Blossom Festival: Japanese Classic Film: The Makioka Sisters
Thu. Apr 4National Cherry Blossom Festival: The Spring of Akira Nishimura: Jasper Quartet
Fri. Apr 5National Cherry Blossom Festival: Hirshhorn/DRAW: Cherry Blossoms in the Sculpture Garden
Fri. Apr 5National Cherry Blossom Festival: The Shrines at Ise: Architecture as Metaphor
Sat. Apr 6National Cherry Blossom Festival: Cherry Blossom STEM Day at the Lab!
Sat. Apr 6National Cherry Blossom Festival: Open Studio: Celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival!
Sat. Apr 6National Cherry Blossom Festival: Ikebana Floral Design Workshop for Kids
Sat. Apr 6National Cherry Blossom Festival: Petalpalooza
Sat. Apr 6National Cherry Blossom Festival: Ikebana Floral Design Workshop
Sun. Apr 7National Cherry Blossom Festival: Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K Run-Walk
Sun. Apr 7National Cherry Blossom Festival: Growing Community
Sun. Apr 7National Cherry Blossom Festival: Art Blooms at Mosaic District
Wed. Apr 10National Cherry Blossom Festival: Kimono Fashion Show and Luncheon
Fri. Apr 12National Cherry Blossom Festival: Newseum Nights: In Bloom
Fri. Apr 12National Cherry Blossom Festival: Film and Performance: Dragnet Girl
Fri. Apr 12National Cherry Blossom Festival: Fridays@Freer|Sackler: Cherry Blossom Edition
Sat. Apr 13National Cherry Blossom Festival: Parade
Sat. Apr 13National Cherry Blossom Festival: Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival
Sat. Apr 13National Cherry Blossom Festival: Second Saturday Art Walk – Cherry Blossom Bonanza
Sun. Apr 14National Cherry Blossom Festival: Tour of the Bonsai Pavilion and Bonsai Care Demonstration
Sun. Apr 14National Cherry Blossom Festival: Sakura Sunday
Sun. Apr 14National Cherry Blossom Festival: Anacostia River Festival

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