ARTS & CULTURE

The Sakura Matsuri’s Arts and Culture section of the festival gives attendees a chance to enjoy interactive cultural activities, learn about the cultural impact of Japan in the United States.

2022 Participants
Japanese Americans' Care Fund
Come enjoy Japanese cooking demonstrations, and purchase Japanese used books, crafts and small items and soy sauce to support the JA Care Fund.
Asian Liaison Unit
Join us to learn about this dedicated unit to Asian Americans with MPD giveaways, a safety game, and safety literature in various languages.
MGY-Millennial Global Youth
Come join us to enjoy learning about Japanese Kanji, , Ningyou, Shinkansen, baseball and fashion!
The MomentEM Productions
Celebrate sakura and a family movie launch with photos, games and goodies for kids and the young at heart!
APIAVote
APIAVote will be helping interested attendees register to vote, make a plan to vote, and telling them about other civic engagement opportunities!
Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA
JUMP builds relationships and provides opportunities for service members to engage with each other through various grassroots events across the United States and Japan.
Mascotti & Company
Come play mini games that focus on Japanese culture and history and win prizes and learn about homebuying in DC, MD, and VA.
Japanese Doll & Craft School
Come learn about handmade Japanese dolls and crafts from a school located in Rockville MD and managed by Keene-sensei. You can also browse handmade dolls, calligraphy, and washi paper for purchase.
Japan-America Society of Washington DC
Learn Japanese from National Japan Bowl Competitors and test your knowledge with some sample quizzes!
US Department of State
Come learn about international diplomacy and how you can support outreach in Japan!
Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Test your knowledge of East Asia! Representing Johns Hopkins SAIS's Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, be ready to learn!
JET Program
Come learn how you can teach English in in Japan!
TABLE FOR TWO USA
Learn about healthy Japanese food culture and join a fun \Chopsticks Challenge\ using Edamame!
Little INKPLAY Shop
Experience a slice of Harajuku with Little INKPLAY Shop - the DMV's only tattoo fashion house & kawaii culture hub. Enjoy temporary tattoos, street snaps, and an exclusive Afro Kawaii fashion walk experience.
Washington Japanese Heritage Center (Keisho Center)
Join Keisho Center for traditional Japanese games and crafts and stay to chat about our unique culture and language programs.
National Go Center
The National Go Center will be demonstrating and teaching the ancient Asian game of Go. Come by and learn how to play.
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Come learn about our Japan programs, including a unique opportunity for U.S. federal employees to live and work in Tokyo!
Thanks for joining Sakura Matsuri 2022. Visit jaswdc.org to find more Japan-related events in DC.VISIT
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