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Hanami Festival 2016

Hanami Festival 2016
ApplicantBrogdale Collections
Award: £600
Field: Culture


To celebrate Brogdale’s extensive collection of cherry trees, their now annual Hanami festival introduces visitors to the tradition of ‘hanami’ or cherry blossom viewing.

Offering a chance to experience this Japanese tradition, participants were given an introduction to the history of hanami in Japan, a tour of the collection of blossoms and a picnic, alongside a display of Japanese artefacts, a tea ceremony experience and taiko drumming and martial arts demonstrations.


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