Washington DC Japanese Sakura Matsuri Street Festival Pictures  
Photos of Washington DC, Spring 2007

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Looking Down Pennsylvania Avenue: 
National Cherry Blossom Festival Crowd & Capitol Building

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...Performs on Pennsylvania Ave - Click to see all the pictures


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.

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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.

Cosplayers from "Sailor Moon"

From the JPop-Land area of the Sakura Matsuri 2007

Geisha Pose


Geisha with Fans


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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