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when: Mar 24, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
where: Chinatown, Smithsonian American Art Museum, F St. and 8th St., NW, Washington, D.C.
Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture! A Taiko drumming performance kicks off the day, followed by Japanese music, and a US premiere performance from Okinawa’s NS Ryukyu Ballet Company. The Company’s adventurous style interweaves classical dance with modern ballet and martial arts, highlighting cultural traditions of the region. Enjoy face painting, make cherry blossom crafts, and go on a spring-themed scavenger hunt.