Crabapple Blossom Festival

On May 19, Embassy of Japan with JET Alumni Association (JETAA) of Ottawa joined the First Annual Crabapple Blossom Festival at Crossing Bridge Park in Stittsville, Ottawa. The event was organized by Ms. Mandy Hambly, an Alumna of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme and supported by many local businesses and organizations such as the JETAA Ottawa.

Throughout the day various events and activities were held for the enjoyment of children, families, and adults. The Embassy of Japan, the JET Programme, and the JET Alumni Association of Ottawa jointly attended in order to promote their various initiatives. There were also many exciting performances, such as a Japanese drumming by Oto-Wa Taiko.
 
Crabapple Blossom Festival Performance by Oto-Wa Taiko
The Embassy of Japan's booth promoting the JET Programme, Rugby World Cup and other cultural events Children watching a magic show