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16th Kyoto Sakura Parade

 Each year the Kyoto Sakura Parade is held, heralding the coming of spring.
 We hope you enjoy the colorful and rhythmic performances of elementary, middle, and high school brass bands from Kyoto and neighboring prefectures.
 This year, in cooperation with the Culture City of East Asia 2017 Kyoto (a partnership where a city is selected from China, Korea, or Japan to host 1 year of cultural exchange activities), a performance by the brass band club of Kyoto Korean High-Junior School will be held, enhancing the charms of spring in Kyoto through multitoned performance while deepening mutual exchange.
■ Date: Sun. March 26, 2017  11:30am- approx. 5pm
■ Details :   Exchange Concert 11:30am-2pm  Location: Kyoto City Hall Square
                  Commemorative Ceremony 2:30pm -2:45   Location: Kyoto City Hall Square
                  Street Parade 3pm- approx. 5pm  Route: From Teramachi-dori St. and Oike-dori St.to Teramachi-dori St. and Takoyakushi-dori St. to Kawaramachi-dori St.and Takoyakushi-dori St. to Kawaramachi-dori St. and Aneyakoji-dori St.  
■ Participation Fee: Spectators free (no application necessary)
■ Sponsors: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture Brass Band Association

Contact : Kyoto Itsudemo Call Center
Phone or E-mail +81‐75-661-3755 *Please be sure to dial the correct number.