Events

2016's event lineup is here!

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Cherry Blossom Festival events include everything from singing or martial arts to the ever popular Taiko drumming.

Main Stage events are performed on the Lawrence and 20th Street side of the Festival.

Below is the schedule for this year's festivities. Times may be subject to change!

Saturday – June 18, 2016

Main Stage

11:00 Opening Ceremony
11:30 Mirai Daiko Japanese Drumming
12:30 DBT Dancers Japanese Dancing by the DBT Dharma School
01:00 DBT Judo Dojo Martial Arts
01:30 DBT Aikido Martial Arts
02:00 The Denver Singing Club Japanese Enka (Traditional) Songs
02:30 DBT Minyo Kai Japanese Minyo (Dance) Group
03:00 Wahines and Kanes Group Hawaiian Ukulele and Songs
03:30 Mirai Daiko Taiko Special
04:00 Sakura Chorus Mile High
04:30 Foothills Budokai Martial Arts
05:00 Denver & Denver Junior Taiko Taiko Special
05:30 Shiroma Ruy Okinawa Dance Group

Hondo (Temple Main Hall)

11:00 Temple Overview/Introduction An introduction to Buddhism, an overview of Jōdo Shinshū, and our temple's history.
01:00 Ikebana Demonstration Flower Arrangement Demonstration
02:30 Bonsai Demonstration Tree Sculpting Demonstration
03:30 Temple Overview/Introduction An introduction to Buddhism, an overview of Jōdo Shinshū, and our temple's history.
05:00 Temple Overview/Introduction An introduction to Buddhism, an overview of Jōdo Shinshū, and our temple's history.

Sunday – June 19, 2016

Main Stage

11:00 Taiko with Toni Japanese Drumming
11:30 DBT Dancers Japanese Dancing by the DBT Dharma School
12:00 Humu Humu Ukulele Ukulele Group
12:30 DBT Judo Dojo Martial Arts
01:00 DBT Aikido Martial Arts
01:30 Sakura Chorus Mile High
02:00 Rocky Mountain Sankyoku Koto, Shamisen, & Shakuhachi
02:30 Colorado Budokan Martial Arts
03:00 Denver Junior Taiko Japanese Drumming Group
03:30 Denver Taiko Japanese Drumming Group

Hondo (Temple Main Hall)

11:00 Temple Overview/Introduction An introduction to Buddhism, an overview of Jōdo Shinshū, and our temple's history.
12:30 Ikebana Demonstration Flower Arrangement Demonstration
02:00 Bonsai Demonstration Tree Sculpting Demonstration
03:00 Temple Overview/Introduction An introduction to Buddhism, an overview of Jōdo Shinshū, and our temple's history.