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ETHS022005-S10R_ Cherry Blossom Festival

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Unformatted text preview: Welcome to Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival now celebrating its 43rd year, is one of California's most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions. Each year, over 150,000 people attend this dazzling display showcasing the color and grace of the Japanese culture and the diversity ofthe Japanese American Community. Please join us and become a sponsor of this popular Japanese American community event. "his year's Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday April 10—11 and April 17—10, 2010. All are welcome tojoin in the festivities as we celebrate Japanese and Japanese American culture in San Francisco's Japantown! The festival will be held on Post Street between Laguna and Fillmore Streets. There will be food booths, cultural performances, martial arts, live bands, the annual Queen Program, and more. The Grand Parade will be held on April 18, beginning at City Hall and concluding in Japantown. 'he Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival is said to be the second largest festival outside ofWashington, D.C. to celebrate the blooming ofcherry blossoms; and held at one ofthree remaining Japantowns in the United States. When? Festival: Saturday and Sunday, April 10 &11,17 8. 18, 2010 Grand Parade: Sunday, April 10, 2010 Queen Pageant: Saturday, April 10, 2010 Where? Festival: Japantown [@ Post 8. Buchanan Streets}, San Francisco Grand Parade: Begins at San Francisco City Hall and ends at Post 8. Fillmore Queen Pageant: AMC Kabuki 0 Theater, Japantown —Questions: 1. Describe the nature of the event: Type of event, time and place, who sponsored and organized it and for what purpose. 2. How does this event contribute, maintain, or break the perpetuation of the Asian American community? 3. Did you believe anything that could be considered a specific reflection of the Asian American communityIculture? WMMZWWJH'II 15,3110, 05:18PM You are logged in ainaDli Xingu {Ln-gout} SAN FRANt‘r fi'JuvI'Ic I bum-Jr. ...
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