Cherry Blossom Festival in Denver

Last Saturday, June 28 we visited Sakura Square in Denver for Cherry Blossom Festival.

Cherry Blossom Festival in June

Cherry Blossom Festival in June

This was a Japanese festival and we saw this painting.

Beautiful

Beautiful

Such bright colors.

I, Zeb the Duck and mom saw this Bonsai tree.

We love Bonsai

We love this Bonsai

As you can see, little pink horned duck was with us. These flower arrangements were so attractive.

Several attractive flower arrangements

Several attractive flower arrangements

Denver Buddhist Temple is located in this area.

Buddhist Temple in Denver

Buddhist Temple in Denver

We really liked this bell or gong.

At Buddhist Temple

At Buddhist Temple

On the main stage, in the street, we enjoyed a martial arts demonstration.

The young humans are good.  They practice a lot

The young humans are good. They practice a lot

Later some members of Pi Delta Psi fraternity from University of Colorado, Boulder Campus, performed hip hop dancing.

Pi Delta Psi stepping

Pi Delta Psi stepping

They called it stepping. These young men are talented.

Next the Japanese drummers performed. Taiko is Japanese drumming and this Taiko Junior group was great.

Very synchronized and very energetic performers

Very synchronized and very energetic performers

You will love to hear this drumming. Then the adult Taiko group performed for us. WOW!!! These people really beat the drums

Great performers

Great performers

and they are so active on stage. We loved this fantastic group.

High energy performance

High energy performance

You will love seeing and hearing a Taiko performance.  For more information on Taiko in Denver, visit www.DenverTaiko.org  I, Zeb the Duck, hope you visit festivals this summer and I hope you enjoy a Taiko performance.

This cherry Blossom Festival was informative and fun!

Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry Blossom Festival

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