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Holiday Gifts Have Arrived

Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. More »

2015 Programming Announced

Partners, sponsors, and participants helped launch the 2015 Festival. More »
Call for Performers

Apply Now to Perform at the Tidal Basin

Entertain visitors on a signature stage and take part in the iconic welcome of spring. More »

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2015 Official Artwork Unveiled

Artist Jing Jing Tsong is known for her vibrant illustrations. More »
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Festival Wins Eight Industry Pinnacle Awards

Attendees, community partners, sponsors, and supporters helped make the 2014 Festival a success. More »
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Three Cherry Trees Planted in Arlington

The Japan-America Society of Washington DC and Festival planted the trees at Arlington Central Library on September 25. More »
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You could win the chance to Sing Into Spring at the 2015 Parade

All DC, MD, and VA residents can enter the vocal competition now through November 14. More »
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Apply for the Prestigious Goodwill Ambassador Program

We’re looking for passionate and dedicated young adults in the DC area. More »
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Specialty Units: Apply Now for the Parade

Perform in the Festival’s largest spectator event on April 11, 2015. More »
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Goodwill Ambassadors Travel to Japan

The student ambassadors promote US-Japan relations and cross-cultural exchange as part of the “KAKEHASHI Project – The Bridge for Tomorrow.” More »

2015 Festival Dates Announced

Mark your calendar for March 20 through April 12. More »