Sakura Matsuri is a major event on Cowra’s tourism calendar, celebrating the birth of spring. It attracts performers from across Australia and around the world. Locals, Australian and International visitors alike have the opportunity to experience traditional elements of Japanese culture. Sakura at the Cowra Japanese Garden is celebrated annually in September when the cherry blossoms are at their peak. The cherry blossoms usually continue to flower up until Mid October.

LAST year's festivities included: 

• Cultural Activities - Ikebana Display, Tai Chi Demonstrations, Tea Ceremony and Bonsai Demonstrations

• Cultural Stage - Torsion, Taiko Drummers, Japanese Singers, Tai Chi, Japanese Dance and Sakura choir

• Martial Arts Arena - Karate, Aikido and Sumo Wrestling

Check out the many varieties of market stall that will be on offer or watch a Bonsai demonstration in the Bonsai House or Ikebana Display & Demonstration. All this while you enjoy the beauty that is on offer at the Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre. 

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For more information contact the Cowra Japanese Garden & Cultural Centre

02 6341 2233.

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