Sakura Matsuri: A Celebration of Japanese Culture (Photos)

    Many visitors dressed as Japanese anime characters. (Henry Chan/The Epoch Times)

    One of the most popular events at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Sakura Matsuri took place April 27 and 28, showcasing a mix of traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. Traditional taiko drumming shared the spotlight with visitors dressed as anime characters, and breathtaking cherry blossoms served as the backdrop of it all.