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Checkout the Highlights from the Sakura Sunday on P³!

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Sakura Sunday in Philadelphia, Pa

Source: Sakura Sunday // HIGHLIGHTS | Penelope Peru Photography P3

Soft, sweet, pink and white hues stretched on as far as the eye could see during Sakura Sunday at Fairmount Park’s Horticulture Center in Philadelphia, Pa.

A Bit of Context…

Sakura Sunday, also known as the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia, is an annual celebration of Japanese culture during the cherry blossom season.

The Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia (JASPG) has strived to bring Japanese culture overseas to the city of brotherly love for over 25 years, according to the digital Sakura Sunday brochure.

This year, the festival served traditional Japanese food, hosted a myriad of performances, and vendors presented their goods from Apr 6th through the 14th.

Sakura Sunday

Sakura Sunday was the peak of the Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia.

MomoKumo and I attended the event along a sea of locals and cosplayers on Sunday afternoon.

MomoKumo posing with cosplayers dressed as kawaii clowns

Source: Sakura Sunday 02 feat. MomoKumo | Penelope Peru Photography P³

Whether you’re a fan of anime, Japanese culture, or simply in need of a few more cherry blossom trees in your life, I highly recommend attending Sakura Sunday in Philadelphia next year.

In the meantime, head on over to P³ for the photographic highlights from the event!

MomoKumo and the Cherry Blossom Tree

Source: MomoKumo and the Cherry Blossom Tree | Penelope Peru Photography P³

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A cynical optimist and mad scientist undercover, burgundy bug is the editor, graphic designer, webmaster, social media manager, and primary photographer for The Burgundy Zine. Entangled in a web of curiosity, burgundy bug’s work embodies a wide variety of topics including: neuroscience, psychology, ecology, biology, cannabis, reviews, fashion, entertainment, and politics. You can learn more about working with burgundy bug by visiting her portfolio website: burgundybug.com

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