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Sakura Picnic at Botanical Gardens

Hosted by the Consul of the Budapest Outdoor Activities Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 13 Apr 11:00 - 17:00

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The highly successful Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Festival, inspired by the Japanese Ohanami, is held each year at Fűvészkert Botanical Gardens (Budapest, 8th district).

Bring a picnic blanket/snacks/ drinks to share, relax and enjoy the gardens, much like they do in Japan, while surrounded by gorgeous cherry blossoms. Discover Japanese culture at accompanying events:

ALL DAY
Go Education - PaGoda Go Association
Masaka Japanese language club- Japanese language lessons
Hungarian Anime Society -Manga (Japanese comics) viewable selection and drawing workshop
Shogi (Japanese chess) session
Japanspecialist stand sessions
Japanese Stuff stand: ORIGAMI

12:00 Embroidery Workshop – Blossoming cherry tree embroidery (registration at Protected content
Japanese traditional music performance: Tünde Bakos - koto, Dávid Komorowicz - koto, Viktor Pócsik - alto flute
12:30 IKEBANA workshop (registration at Protected content
13:00 Japanese armour demonstration, interactive lecture
14:00 Sakura ensemble playing Japanese melodies on traditional Japanese instruments
14:00/17:00 Kagami-ryu weapons exhibition (guided tour)
15:30 Mindeulle, a performance by the Hungarian gayageum orchestra
16:00 Hokushin Itto Ryu Hyoho - authentic Japanese swordsmanship-kenjutsu demonstration

NOTE
Lots of ppl, you can go also earlier to find places. Buy your ticket online up to the weather forecast. OUR event will be cancelled in rainy weather.