It was a pleasure to once more attend and sell at the annual Cherry Blossom Day hosted in Salem, Oregon at the state Capital building. This growing Japanese festival is held on the lawn of the capital building, which is lined with many mature cherry blossom trees. This family friendly cultural event is ideal for all ages, and is growing. This year there was a full range of musical entertainment that included traditional musical instructions such as taiko, shamisen, and koto.
Tis the season for festival kawaii kitsuke! In the spirit of the holidays we are giving away a Christmas Tree Obidome! Just head to our Facebook page for your chance to enter and win! The winner will be allowed to customize their Christmas Tree Obidome further - such as adding little jungle bells, and even the kind of bracket on the back it will have.
Obidome are a decorative element worn with Japanese kimono. Specifically they are jewelry that slides onto the obijime, and