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[Sakura Festival] was held in Burlington, Canada.

  • International Exchange

Burlington, Canada, which has a sister city relationship with Itabashi Ward, held the Sakura Festival on May 13 (Saturday) to celebrate the arrival of spring and exchange with Itabashi.

I will introduce the state of the festival of the day

1:XNUMX p.m. Welcome and introduction by Mayor Marianne Mead Ward


Opening remarks Takuya Sasayama, Consul General of Japan in Toronto (left)
Opening remarks Mr. Hassan Raza, Chairperson of the City of Burlington Globalization Commission (right)


1:30 p.m. 10-minute performance by “Nukon Taiko (local Japanese drum group)”


1:45pm 10-minute Karate Kata by “SHUDOKAN Family Karate (Local Karate Dojo)”


2:10pm XNUMX-minute Aikido demonstration by a local Aikido dojo


2:15pm 10 minute dance performance by Suzuran Odori (a local Japanese dance troupe)


2:30 p.m. Ten minutes of singing and shamisen by Ten Ten Canada


2:45pm 10 minutes of koto performance by Logan Scott


3:10pm Yosakoi Dance for XNUMX minutes by Yosakoi Group Sakuramai


3:15 p.m. 30-minute performance of Japanese drums by Nagata Shachu


3:15 p.m. Closing remarks by Itabashi Subcommittee Chairman Rob Lynn

City of Burlington Official Homepage (English) (external link)

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