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 Please note that there could be a few updates on the above program. We will make the latest program available to download on the site shortly!


Want to go to Japan for free? You can win JAL return tickets to Tokyo!

A maximum of 500 lottery tickets will be on sale at the Sakura Festival.
The prize voucher (* see below) to be exchanged for flight tickets valid for travel from 01.05.2018 to 21.02.2019.

There will be one single winner.

500 JAL Lottery tickets available for purchase on Saturday 28th April 2018, from 12.00 till 14.45 on the Plateau, beside the bazaar tent of Nihonjinkai.

The price of a lottery ticket: Kr.20,- /per ticket. One person can purchase a maximum of five tickets.

The prize draw will take place at the Langelinie Park main stage at 15.00 on Saturday 28th April 2018. The winner will be announced and handed a voucher (*) to be exchanged for the return JAL flight ticket from Helsinki to Tokyo.

If the first winner does not come forward, we take the 2nd drawing and so on.

All proceeds of the lottery ticket sale will be donated towards the funding of the Copenhagen Sakura Festival.

!!News 13 April, 2018!!

Seido taiko (Wadaiko) will be welcoming guest performers from Japan on Sunday 29th at 14:15. Gougawa Daiko (江川太鼓)from Shimane prefecture, Japan!江川太鼓-475876045778207/

!!News 12 April, 2018!!

Trial shiatsu by ZEN Shiatsu Group from Japan

This year, we welcome Zen Shiatsu group from Japan who will be demonstrating and offering trial shiatsu massage, both days between 12:00 – 15:00 on the plateau.

ZEN Shiatsu at Copenhagen Sakura Festival

“Shiatsu is a manipulative therapy which was born in Japan in ancient times, and has been developed as a home remedy originally.  Zen Shiatsu is based on the theory of Oriental Medicine and uses Shiatsu techniques, and is composed especially for the purpose of curing sick people and managing health care.”



Work shop by ASOBO lab at Copenhagen Sakura Festival


ASOBO lab hand printed textile workshop will take place on Saturday at the 2nd stage (on the plateau) between 11:30 – 13:00. Make your own hand printed textiles with Sakura(cherry flower) theme. Design and print various patterns on fabric with cut vegetables. For age 5 and up – families are welcome!

Material fee: 50 kr per person

ASOBO LAB offers Japanese art inspired creative art workshops held by CHIAKI, visual artist.