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Gallery Experience: Smithsonian Gardens and Hirshhorn Conservation on Huang Yong Ping

Gallery Experience: Smithsonian Gardens and Hirshhorn Conservation on Huang Yong Ping

Smithsonian Gardens horticulturist Melanie Pyle joins Hirshhorn conservator Gwynne Ryan for a behind the scenes exploration into the installation and preservation of Huang Yong Ping’s monumental plant-filled structure Abbotabad.

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Japanese Jazz Series

Japanese Jazz Series

Listen to talented Japanese jazz musicians during this unique performance series.

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National Japan Bowl – Championship Rounds

National Japan Bowl – Championship Rounds

The Japan Bowl® is an academic competition for high school students across the nation who are studying Japanese. Come watch the 26th National Japan Bowl championship rounds on April 13, 2018 at National 4-H Youth Conference Center.

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Tastes of Spring Cherry Blossom Food Crawl – March 31

Tastes of Spring Cherry Blossom Food Crawl – March 31

Enjoy all the spring flavors DC has to offer on the Tastes of Spring Cherry Blossom Food Crawl. Eat your way through downtown DC on a self-guided food tour sampling diverse cuisine at some of DCs most popular restaurants.

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From the Archive: Chasing Cherry Blossoms

From the Archive: Chasing Cherry Blossoms

Pioneering photojournalist Eliza Scidmore was National Geographic magazine’s first official female writer, photographer, and board member—she also led the effort to bring the now-iconic cherry blossoms from Japan to Washington, D.C.

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Abe, Modi, Partnership: India’s Views on Japan, the United States, and the “Indo-Pacific Partnership”

Abe, Modi, Partnership: India’s Views on Japan, the United States, and the “Indo-Pacific Partnership”

Discover the importance of the U.S.-Japan-India relationship and India’s views of Japan and the United States from a panel of knowledgeable experts, and explore cultural exchanges and influences between India and Japan.

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National Cherry Blossom Festival Day at the Fairfax County Visitor Center

National Cherry Blossom Festival Day at the Fairfax County Visitor Center

Fairfax County Virginia celebrates the Festival at its Visitor Information Center in Tysons Corner Center.

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Kana Uemura: “J-pop and American Pop Songs” Performance Night

Kana Uemura: “J-pop and American Pop Songs” Performance Night

NYC-based Kana Uemura, Japanese singer, songwriter, and guitarist, will perform J-Pop (Japanese pop music) and American pop music including her original songs.

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Workhouse Arts Center Cherry Blossom Art Walk

Workhouse Arts Center Cherry Blossom Art Walk

See an artistic celebration of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in every building of the Workhouse Arts Center as expressed in ceramics, glass, jewelry and other visual arts.

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Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival Presented by The Japan-America Society of Washington DC

Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival Presented by The Japan-America Society of Washington DC

The Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival, the largest one-day celebration of Japanese culture in the U.S., returns to the streets of downtown DC, presenting more than 80 cultural groups, arts vendors and food booths in a showcase of more than 30 cumulative hours of vibrant programming.

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