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Cherry Blossom Festival: Sakura Matsuri
Start Date: 5/3/2015Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 5/3/2015End Time: 5:00 PM

Event Description:
This family event for all ages provides an array of Japanese cultural exhibits, traditional music and dance.

Performances include Kaoru Watanabe and Ne-O Taiko Ensemble, Masayo Ishigure and Miyabi~Koto/Samisen Ensemble, and Junko Fisher’s Okinawan Dance company and martial arts demonstrations will include Okinawan Karate and Kobudo (Ancient weapons), Kendo (Samurai Swordsmanship) and a presentation by the Columbia Naginata Club.

Activities for children will include origami, color your own Japanese “Oni” demon mask, learn to draw Manga, and workshops in Martial Arts, Taiko and Dance. Adults have the opportunity to participate in the Japanese tea ceremony - Cha no Yu, and the unique art of flower arranging - Ikebana and dress in kimono fashions.

Festival admission is free. Theatre performances are $15.00 Adults, $12.00 Students and Seniors, $9.00 for children ages 5-12, and free for children ages 4 and under. Lunch and tea available for sale.
Location Information:
West Campus - Wang Center
Nicolls Road, Main Entrance
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Phone: (631) 632-6000

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