#FerryEarthWeek: Four Freedoms Park
Four Freedoms Park invites you to celebrate the annual Roosevelt Island Community Cherry Blossom Festival
Join Four Freedoms Park in celebrating the Roosevelt Island Community Cherry Blossom Festival featuring Traditional and Modern Japanese Performances and Cultural Fair. The schedule includes:
Traditional Tea Ceremonies at Southpoint Park, Roosevelt Island; tea will be served on a first come, first-served basis.
Picnics and traditional Japanese food vendors under the Cherry Blossom promenade on the west side of Roosevelt Island.
12:00-3:00 pm: Japanese Cultural Fair at Gallery RIVAA
12:30- 5:00 pm: Performances at Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park include:
-Shamisen (Kicho Kai) Japanese String Ensemble
-Japanese classical Dance (IchiFuji-kai Dance Association)
-Koto (Masayo Ishigure and Koto Shamisen Ensemble)
-Japanese blues (Kayo Yoshioka of Neo blues maki)
-Roosevelt Island Japanese Association Youth Dancers
-MSTDA Community Dancers
-Soh Daiko (Drummers)
Free; No registration required