Event name: National cherry blossom festival
Event date: 20 March 2014 – 13 April 2014
Location: Washington dc, USA
National cherry blossom festival is one of the largest events of Washington, D.C. It is the large event of the year which draws nearly 100,000 spectators from all over the world. National cherry blossom festival gives a great entertainment for whole family. The parade is decorated with floats, balloons, clowns, cars, horses, marching bands and celebrity performances. Various cultural performances attract the youth.
How did the festival raised?
Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo city gifted the Japanese cherry trees to the city of Washington to enhance the growing friendship between the Japan and United States. This leads a continue relationship between the two nations. In commemorating the festival raised and still continues till now.
Events list @ National cherry blossom festival, Washington DC
Event name: Pink Tie party fundraiser:
Date: 20 march 2014 (7 pm – 11pm)
Venue: Ronald Reagan Building
The National cherry blossom festival is the yearly celebrating festival of Washington, Dc. It is the starting event of the blossom festival. There is a tradition of dressing in a pink ties and springtime styles. Guests start walking on a pink carpet with pink tie, cocktail attire and enter into a world of fashion. Delicious cuisine, games, tempting oblation and a silent auction are the stunning things where you can entertain more. The events main theme is not for profit but to exhibit the beauty of nature and to build the international friendship.
Event name: Family Days
Dates: 22 & 23 march 2014
Venue: National building museum
National building museum is the land for the family days of blossom festival. It is the best time to celebrate the festival with family and kids. These two days offers you the entertainment of Japanese crafts and design. Exciting indoor and outdoor performances gives more fun to the kids. Performers from all over country entertain the crowd thought the weekend.
Event name: Opening Ceremony
Date: 22 march 2014 (5:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Venue: The Warner Theatre
The Opening ceremony of national cherry blossom festival starts with a world class entertainment welcoming the spring time to Washington, DC and celebrates the anniversary of the gift trees from Japan to United States. There is a historic setting where the traditional and contemporary performances take place. The entry for this event is free and open for public.
Event name: Blossom kite festival
Date: 29 March 2014 (10:00 Am to 4:30 PM)
Venue: Grounds of Washington monument
Blossom kite festival is the annual event held on the national mall in Washington, D.C. It will take place in the Washington grounds during the period of national cherry blossom festival. This event shows the creativity of kite makers and kite fliers. Lot of people from across the US and other countries participates in this. There will be a competitions and demonstrations. Children and adults can participate in this along with their own kites. Family field, kite club display area, public filed and activity tents are the blossom kite festivals attractions.
Event name: Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival
Date: 5 April 2014 (1 pm to 9 pm)
Venue: South west waterfront
South west waterfront fireworks festival is one of the stunning attractions of national cherry blossom festival. The festival features free music, cultural experiences, water related activities and live entertainment.
Event name: National cherry blossom festival parade
Date: 12 April 2014 (10 am – Noon)
Venue: Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th streets, NW
It is the largest spectator events of DC. The parade starts from the constitution avenue from 7th to 17th streets and it is televised live. Different costumes and blossom décor create a wonderful spring time parade. Big colorful cherry balloons, bands and performers with wide dances all this can enjoy only at the time of festival.
Event name: Sakura Matsuri
Date: 12 april 2014 (10 am to 6 pm)
Venue: Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th street, NW
Cherry blossom is the flower of many trees of genus specially the Japanese cherry which is sometimes called as Sakura. It is the biggest Japanese street party. The festival includes six blocks and Japanese performances on three stages over 200 martial artists spreading their skills. It also includes Japanese and Asian restaurants. Finally the event gives you a lot of entertainment.
Enjoy the event trip of National cherry blossom festival at Washington, DC. All these events in only one place makes you feel enjoying every moment with new activities.