2022 Richmond Cherry Blossom Festival Highlights

In 2022, the Richmond Cherry Blossom Festival went virtual for the second time. The online edition featured video content that introduced viewers to various aspects of Japanese culture and traditions. View last year’s festival content below. 

Hear from festival organizers and enjoy cultural performances in the virtual Sakura Tent.

Welcome Speeches

Vancouver Okinawa Taiko: Performance

Steveston Minyo Club: Performance

Learn how to make beautiful handmade crafts and observe a traditional tea ceremony in the virtual Hanami Tent.

Traditional Tea Ceremony Demonstration
How To: Write in Japanese Calligraphy

How To: Fold an Origami Cherry Blossom

Need to review the steps one more time? Here’s a written guide to the origami cherry blossom.

How To: Weave a Paper Basket

Learn the intricacies of wearing a kimono in the virtual Kitsuke Tent.

Kitsuke Demonstration

Learn how to make temaki sushi in the virtual Matsuri Tent.

How To: Roll Temaki Sushi

Learn how to care for a bonsai tree and make your own ikebana arrangement in the virtual Kuno Tent.

How To: Prune a Bonsai Tree

How To: Create an Ikebana Arrangement