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April 27, 2014 at 6:01 PM

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39th annual Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival


Ringtaro Tateishi from the School of Taiko leads the group in "Ichiban" on the Fisher Pavilion Roof during the 39th annual Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival at the Seattle Center April 27, 2014. The weekend festival included live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods and games. The event started 39 years ago in appreciation of 1,000 cherry trees gifted to Seattle by Prime Minister Takeo Miki in commemoration of the nation's bicentennial.

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