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The public is invited to celebrate the 50th Cherry Blossom Festival, April 8?9 and 15?16, between Laguna and Fillmore Streets, and Geary Blvd. and Bush Street, free admission

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 13:35:00
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Laurie MacDougall
This dazzling display of Japanese culture and the diversity of the Japanese-American community will feature food booths, cultural performances, martial arts displays, live bands, and the annual Queen Program. The Grand Parade will be held on Sunday, April 16, beginning at 1:00 p.m., at City Hall, proceeding up Polk to Post Street and ending in Japantown at Post and Fillmore Streets. A number of performers from Japan and Japanese classical (buyo) and folk dance (minyo) groups representing the Bay Area will perform throughout the parade route. Visit the website at www.sfcherryblossom.org for a full listing of event and performers, and a festival map.
 
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