Festival Blurb: Japanese Traditional Geisha Dancers. A special treat for this year’s Matsuri. Direct from Japan, four geisha – Ikuko, Chihana, Mikiko, and Maki – will perform traditional Japanese geisha dance. Sponsored by the Japan Culinary & Culture Association and the Japan National Tourist Organization.
Washington Toho Koto Society
Japan’s most famous sound – the koto – traditionally opens up the Pennsylvania Avenue Stage performances. The Washington Toho Koto Society was organized by Kyoko Okamoto in 1971.
From the JPop-Land area of the Sakura Matsuri 2007
Pictures from April 14, 2007: Cherry Blossom Festival/Sakura Matsuri put on by the Japanese-American Society of Washington.
All images used the Nikon D200 DSLR, along with the Nikon 18-200 VR lens.
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