Oedo Kioi-cho Sakura Festival
31 March – 2 April 2017
Hotel New Otani Tokyo
In spring, Hotel New Otani Tokyo’s four-century old Japanese garden gets beautifully tinted in shades pink and white with 57 cherry trees of 17 species.
At this garden the hotel holds the annual cherry blossom festival and concerts. The programme features Japanese performing arts and music under the cherry trees. There will also be kimono and samurai costume sessions, perfect for your keepsake photos!
◆ Oedo Kioi-cho Sakura Festival
The three-day festival is an aesthetic feast, offering stage performances, kimono and hairdo or samurai costume sessions, food stalls and more. At the “Sakura Bar” (1 – 2 April), have a toast to cherry blossoms with a glass of fruity champagne, Japanese sake or amazake (a sweet fermented beverage made of rice).
【Date and Time】 31 March: 5 – 7 pm / 1 – 2 April: 10 am – 4 pm
【Venue】Japanese garden (*partly held inside the building in case of rain)
◆ Japanese Garden Concert
Concerts of Tsugaru shamisen & shakuhachi will be offered by the Japanese instrumental unit “Wa-na-oto” led by the Tsugaru shamisen player Masataka Kitamura.
【Date and Time】26 March: 10:30 am – / 1 April: 2 pm – (each for about 30 min)
【Venue】 Japanese garden (*Atrium Chapel in case of rain)
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