Tag Archive: brooklyn botanic garden

May 18

[live report] Neo Blues Maki and happyfunsmile at Brooklyn Botanic Garden 4/30/2011

The tri-state area has no shortage of cherry blossom festivals in April. When their sakura trees are in full bloom, parks across the region celebrate the hanami season with performances and vendors. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Sakura Matsuri is easily a standout and arguably the best of the bunch. Boasting the garden’s superior beauty and …

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May 19

Sakura Matsuri at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, May 2

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s annual two-day Sakura Matsuri celebrates a wide range of Japanese culture in the breathtaking setting of 220 blooming cherry blossom trees. For the price of one admission ticket, you can watch classical dances, make origami, model for a cosplay photoshoot and participate in the Japanese tradition of cherry blossom viewing. For …

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May 18

[Interview] Kawashima Ai: Voice of the Cherry Blossoms

The circumstances were unkind to purple SKY’s interview with J-pop star Kawashima Ai at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Sakura Matsuri. We had to shuffle from location to location as the Cherry Esplanade Stage was shut down, and break when one of the many TV reporters wanted Kawashima to deliver a video message for her fans. …

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