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Sakura Matsuri Virtual Community Gathering

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· Matsuri Stage
Welcome to the 2021 Sakura Matsuri
Join the Ambassador of Japan and other special guests as we welcome you to the Sakura Matsuri Virtual Community Gathering!
2021-04-03T12:00:00Z 2021-04-03T12:15:00Z America/New_York Welcome+to+the+2021+Sakura+Matsuri https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Never too early to Kampai!
2021-04-03T12:00:00Z 2021-04-03T12:15:00Z America/New_York Never+too+early+to+Kampai%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Reischauer Center / Policy Research Fellowship Info Session
2021-04-03T12:00:00Z 2021-04-03T12:15:00Z America/New_York Reischauer+Center+%2F+Policy+Research+Fellowship+Info+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Matsuri Stage
Taiko
Start your Matsuri strong with thundering taiko from local performers Mark H Taiko, Nen Daiko, and Miyako Taiko and enjoy learning about Awamori in between!
2021-04-03T12:15:00Z 2021-04-03T12:30:00Z America/New_York Taiko https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Tradition + Innovation!
Thats 日本酒「いづみ橋」醸造元 泉橋酒造 / Izumibashi shuzo Co.,Ltd.! Chat with Kayoko Abe, SAKÉ MU.GEN
2021-04-03T12:15:00Z 2021-04-03T12:35:00Z America/New_York Tradition+%2B+Innovation%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Asia Trivia Quiz
2021-04-03T12:15:00Z 2021-04-03T12:30:00Z America/New_York Asia+Trivia+Quiz https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Matsuri Stage
J-Pop
Enjoy the sounds of Japanese singer-songwriter Rie Tamuro, and dance group 10tecomai, with a special hello from Sailor Moon!
2021-04-03T12:30:00Z 2021-04-03T12:45:00Z America/New_York J-Pop https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Dr. Calder’s Global Cities Presentation
2021-04-03T12:30:00Z 2021-04-03T13:00:00Z America/New_York Dr.+Calder%E2%80%99s+Global+Cities+Presentation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Matsuri Stage
Classical
Enjoy Ai's Sakura Band and Vivaldi's Spring by the National Philharmonic. Tour the National Bonsai Museum and end with awaodori dancing from D.A.K.
2021-04-03T12:45:00Z 2021-04-03T13:15:00Z America/New_York Classical https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Reiko had Ah-Ha moment with Hakutsuru Sake
Inviting Haru Takase, Hakutsuru Sake Brewing Co.,Ltd.
2021-04-03T12:45:00Z 2021-04-03T13:05:00Z America/New_York Reiko+had+Ah-Ha+moment+with+Hakutsuru+Sake https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Looking for that ONE SPECIAL sakeware for you?
Ask Tomomi Miyajima @ TOKIYA JAPAN
2021-04-03T12:45:00Z 2021-04-03T14:05:00Z America/New_York Looking+for+that+ONE+SPECIAL+sakeware+for+you%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Speak with the Director (Dr. Calder)
Fellowship Information Session
2021-04-03T13:00:00Z 2021-04-03T13:15:00Z America/New_York Speak+with+the+Director+%28Dr.+Calder%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Matsuri Stage
Martial Arts-1
Join us for demonstrations of classic martial arts with Hobyokan, the peaceful martial art of aikido and a kata sword demonstration with Kenkonkai.
2021-04-03T13:15:00Z 2021-04-03T13:30:00Z America/New_York Martial+Arts-1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Yes its PINK
Lets talk Amabuki “Pink Lady” with Chizuko Niikawa-Helton, Sake Discoveries
2021-04-03T13:15:00Z 2021-04-03T13:35:00Z America/New_York Yes+its+PINK https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Asia Trivia Quiz!
2021-04-03T13:15:00Z 2021-04-03T13:30:00Z America/New_York Asia+Trivia+Quiz%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Matsuri Stage
Children's Corner-1
Come to the Children's Corner to sing with Ai's Sakura Band and learn how to make kimono origami!
2021-04-03T13:30:00Z 2021-04-03T13:45:00Z America/New_York Children%27s+Corner-1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Dr. Brooks’ Public Diplomacy Presentation
This session is pre-recorded.
2021-04-03T13:30:00Z 2021-04-03T14:00:00Z America/New_York Dr.+Brooks%E2%80%99+Public+Diplomacy+Presentation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Matsuri Stage
Dance Time
Dance break with CheeRing & Capitol Movement, then the grace of the Tamagawa University Taiko and Dance Group and then get moving to Kanadete sourou!
2021-04-03T13:45:00Z 2021-04-03T14:00:00Z America/New_York Dance+Time https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Matsuri Stage
More Taiko!
Enjoy two taiko traditions with Chin Hamaya Daiko & Rockville Ryuku Daiko performing Okinawan eisa followed by the Tamagawa University Taiko and Dance Group.
2021-04-03T14:00:00Z 2021-04-03T14:15:00Z America/New_York More+Taiko%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Learn about Asia Research Opportunities
Also learn about Fellowships
2021-04-03T14:00:00Z 2021-04-03T14:15:00Z America/New_York Learn+about+Asia+Research+Opportunities https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Matsuri Stage
Martial Arts-2
Marvel at the skilled sword demonstrations of Kenkonkai and learn about sake from the Sake Brewers Association of North America.
2021-04-03T14:15:00Z 2021-04-03T14:30:00Z America/New_York Martial+Arts-2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Launching….. Proper Saké
Launching….. Proper Saké from TENNESSEEeeeeee with Byron K. Stithem, Proper Sake!
2021-04-03T14:15:00Z 2021-04-03T14:35:00Z America/New_York Launching%E2%80%A6..+Proper+Sak%C3%A9+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Asia Trivia Quiz!
2021-04-03T14:15:00Z 2021-04-03T14:30:00Z America/New_York Asia+Trivia+Quiz%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Matsuri Stage
Children's Corner-2
Say hello to Sailor Moon, learn how to make koinobori, about Fukushima and hear about life in elementary schools in Japan!
2021-04-03T14:25:00Z 2021-04-03T14:45:00Z America/New_York Children%27s+Corner-2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
“How to Make a Podcast” Info Session
2021-04-03T14:30:00Z 2021-04-03T15:00:00Z America/New_York %E2%80%9CHow+to+Make+a+Podcast%E2%80%9D+Info+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Matsuri Stage
Finale
Tamagawa University Taiko and Dance Group marks the grand finale+ learn about JASWDC's programs, and catch a preview of Sakura Matsuri 2022.
2021-04-03T14:40:00Z 2021-04-03T15:00:00Z America/New_York Finale https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Vendors & Exhibitors
Kampai! with DC Sake cō
2021-04-03T14:45:00Z 2021-04-03T15:00:00Z America/New_York Kampai%21+with+DC+Sake+c%C5%8D https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsakura-matsuri-virtual-community-gathering Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

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Japan-America Society of Washington DC

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JASWDC Merchandise

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Alicia's Anime

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Art by Zachary Sasim

DC paintings

Chikako Mukai

Designer of Handbags, Clothing and Accessories with an Asian Flair

Collectors Anime

Shop for the latest Anime Blu-Rays/DVDs, Figures and hard to find Import Merchandise direct from Japan!

DC Sake cō (DC酒交)

We are more than a beverage company.... We are an EXPERIENCE!

Gabiani Design

Unique Japanese handbags and backpacks

Globalize DC

Connecting DC students to the world

Hikari wo Sagasu

Adding a Little Sparkle to your Life

Japanwave

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Matcha Cafe Maiko - Tysons

Tasty Matcha Treats Straight from Japan

National Cherry Blossom Festival

The beloved tradition of celebrating springtime returns in a whole new way! Step into Spring!

POWPAPER

Paper cut and screen printed art

Resichauer Center for East Asian Studies

Asian Studies Research Center and Think Tank based at Johns Hopkins SAIS in Washington D.C.

Stacey Vaeth Photography and Bird&Fish Co.

Bringing Art Into the Everyday

Stuffed Sushi

Hello Virtual Sakura Matsuri!

Urban Sheek

Providing you with trending Japanese fashion and toys.

"Careers Representing America" - The U.S. Department of State - careers.state.gov

Leading America’s foreign policy to advance the interests and security of the American people.

Ya's For Y'all

Handmade Japanese Style Jewelry