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.
So you own a kimono and know how to put it on? But where do can you wear it to? This article is a part of a series dedicated to great places in each state in the USA that you can wear your Japanese kimono to. Sure there is the obvious sushi restaurant you can wear a kimono to, but where else can you go to and wear a kimono. Truthfully you can wear a kimono everywhere and anywhere including going to the library or even out shoe shopping in the mall. Still, people tend to look