Sakura Days Japan Fair2017-04-08 11 am - 7 pm 2017-04-09 11 am - 5 pm Location: VanDusen Botanical Garden
A family-friendly weekend celebration showcasing the cultural arts of Japan.
This year features two collaborations: Brazilian Music by Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Yujiro Nakajima, and Satoshi Ishikawa from Japan, and locally, Uzume Taiko and South Asian Arts in bold musical collaboration. Audiences will also enjoy award winning conductor Ken Hsieh and members of Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra; an interactive koinobori haiku installation in partnership with Powell Street Festival; and other hands-on cultural workshops! Yayoi Hirano of Yayoi Theatre Movement leads a new Lantern Parade with Okinawa Taiko to close festivities Saturday, April 8th at 6:30 pm.
Advance tickets will be available in mid-March.