March 20 - April 15, 2018

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Opening Ceremony to be Streamed Live

For the first time, the Opening Ceremony will be streamed on Facebook Live. Don’t miss your chance to see performances from Step Afrika!, EL Squad, May J., Shigeyama Kyogen, and The 6821 Quintet as the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the anniversary of the 1912 gift of trees from Japan to the United States.

The Opening Ceremony is co-presented with The Japan Foundation, and supported by: Toshiba, TOYOTA, Japan Commerce Association Washington, Kawasaki Heavy Industries (USA), Warner Theatre, EVENTEQ, Marubeni America Corporation, and Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas).