2011 Cherry Blossom Festival Scheduled For September 24-25, 2011 In Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo

The following was excerpted from a press release by the Cherry Blossom Festival SoCal.

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL: Manzanar Committee to be honored

To download a printable flyer,
click on the image above.

LOS ANGELES — Celebrating its tenth year, the Cherry Blossom Festival SoCal will be held on September 24-25, 2011, in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo (enter the festival at the intersection of Temple and Alameda Streets).

Produced by the grass-roots, 100 percent volunteer Cherry Blossom Festival SoCal, a fiscally sponsored project of the Pasadena Arts Council, the annual festival promotes and educates attendees about the culture of Americans of Japanese Ancestry, along with Japanese culture. This year, the festival recognizes the history of Japanese Americans during the World War II era and Japan Rebuilt/10,000 Origami Cranes.

The festival opens at 10:30 AM on Saturday, September 24, and runs until 6:30 PM. Highlights of the day include the presentation of various awards, including the Senator Daniel Inouye Cherry Blossom Leadership Awards, which will be presented to Grateful Crane Ensemble, Japanese American Living Legacy, Los Angeles City Council member Jan Perry, Nikkei For Civil Rights and Redress, and the Manzanar Committee.

The festival continues on Sunday, September 25 from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Admission is $1.00. For more information, including a complete schedule of events, check Cherry Blossom Festival SoCal’s web site, follow them on Facebook, on Twitter at @cbfsocal, or send e-mail to wowproductions2@earthlink.net.

Creative Commons License The Manzanar Committee’s Official Blog is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. You may copy, distribute and/or transmit any story or audio content published on this site under the terms of this license, but only if proper attribution is indicated. The full name of the author and a link back to the original article on this site are required. Photographs, graphic images, and other content not specified are subject to additional restrictions. Additional information is available at: Manzanar Committee Official Blog – Licensing and Copyright Information.

Manzanar Committee Comment Policies

One Response to 2011 Cherry Blossom Festival Scheduled For September 24-25, 2011 In Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo

  1. Rodrigo Kenworthy says:

    Muchos Gracias for your blog post. Thanks Again. Much obliged.

Please post your comment on this story below

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: