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Sakura Matsuri at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens 2012

Although the sakura have probably fallen by this time that I am finally writing this, I would like to share some pictures from Sakura Matsuri at the Brooklyn Botanical gardens.

Sakura Matsuri was held on April 28th at the Botanical Gardens in Brooklyn.  I danced with the Hanagasa performers. They are a Japanese Folk Dance group based here in Manhattan.  They offer classes and hold different events throughout the year.

Hanagasa means “flower straw hat” in English.  This is the Hangasa Odori (Odori means dance).  It is a Japanese folk Dance that originated in the Yamagata prefecture in Japan.

I danced with Haru-chan and the other children.  It was a beautiful day and we were really lucky to have such good weather.

Here I am with my friend Kazumi-san (who is also took these great pictures for me!)

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2 responses to “Sakura Matsuri at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens 2012

  • Sakura

    I didn’t know you danced at Sakura Matsuri. 🙂 I did Hanagasa odori when I was little for a neighborhood Obon festival in Tsukuba. Did you do “obi” for the kimono on your own or did you have someone do it for you?

    • pekochan216

      Really? What a coincidence! Actually it was my first time because my friend invited me. And as for the obi its the cheating kind (w) The one that you tie and the bow is already made and you just attach it in the back.

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