RIRA Celebrates Japanese Culture for the Third Year

April 29, Annual Cherry Blossom Festival at FDR Four Freedoms Park

Updated 2 years ago Peter McCarthy
April 29, Annual Cherry Blossom Festival at FDR Four Freedoms Park
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The Social, Cultural, Educational and Services Committee of the of the Roosevelt Island Residents Association invites you to its 3rd Annual Cherry Blossom Festival, a celebration of Japanese culture.

Expect perfect weather with a high in the low 80s and some passing clouds.

Special activities for children (origami, calligraphy, face-painting), music and traditional Japanese food begin at 12:30 in FDR Four Freedoms Park. All events are free.

Between 1:00 and 3:00, Japanese Cultural Fair (Dress-on Kimono, Ink Painting, Calligraphy, Origami, Origami Fishing Children's Game at Gallery RIVAA, 527 Main Street. The walls around you dazzle with the artwork by Ioan Popoiu

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