Linus Lam Network News
convention coverage report of
San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival 2011!
 

Welcome to another edition of Linus Lam Network News for 2011!  This news report covers our trip to San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival 2011 for a huge weekend of Japanese culture enjoyment and a whole lot more!  Held in Japantown in San Francisco, California over the weekend of April 9-10 and 16-17, San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival 2011 saw lots of attendees ready to party on with a bunch of dedicated artists, live performances, cosplay fun, and plenty of opportunities to hang out with fellow Japanese culture fans. Our exciting trip to San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival 2011 starts here!  Coverage you can count on, here at Linus Lam Network News!

Highlights: Various live programming events kept the attendees well-covered throughout the weekend. Big events included the Grand Parade, San Francisco Taiko Dojo, Michiya Hanayagi Kai and Michisuya Hanayagi Kai, Nihon Buyo Kiyonomoto Ryu, World Oyama Karate, San Francisco Shotokan Karate Club, Essence, Sakura Minyo Dou Kou Kai, Children’s Tsuzumi Challenge, UC Berkeley Yosakoi Group, Kawachi Ondo YamaSho, Kojiro and 3 Secret Agent Men, CBF 2011 Queen and Court, San Francisco Taiko Dojo, Soko Joshi Dojo, San Francisco Wushu Team, Oshiro Karate Dojo, Shorinji Kempo, Ensohza Minyoshu, Gindo Gakuen Group, UC Berkeley Yosakoi Group, Sunset School of Dance, San Francisco Nipponto, Grass Valley Taiko, Zanshin Dojo, Ayumi Perry – Songs of Japan, Rosa Parks Japanese Bilingual/Bicultural Program, San Francisco Okinawa, Rinka Buyo Group, Wado Kai Karate Dojo, Northern California Naginata Federation, Tojokan Shinkendo Dojo, Raise the Flag Concert, Enshin Karate, Nishi Kaigan Iaido Dojo, Anime Contest Awards, Anime Talent Show, Japanese Music Institute of America, Minyo Minbu Festival, Hanayagi Mitamaji, Marimo Kai –Yukari Sakaguchi, Seiha Sato Masazuka Kai, Kiyonomoto Ryu, Shimaoka Kazusa Kai, Nishikawa Ryu, Tamie Kooyenga and Koto, Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto Koto Studio, GenRyu Arts Presents – Gen Ensemble, Gakei Jitodai Koto Group, Studio Mai – Nihon Buyo, Brian Mitsuhiro Wong Koto Studio and lots more.

Cosplay: This year's trip to San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival saw lots of inspired costumes from numerous anime and manga characters and more! Chart-topping displays for this year included characters from Panty and Stocking, Hetalia, Soul Eater, Bleach, Pokemon, Black Butler, and much more! 
Please check out more cosplay photo coverage from our San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival stock convention archives!
Miscellaneous: From Artists to Art Shows, dining at the Food Booths to casual conversations with fellow tourists, shopping inside the Kintetsu Mall to Charity events, you can always find something to do at San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival.  

Come check out more cosplay and events photo coverage from our San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival stock convention archives!

Be sure to visit the next San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival!

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