Lauritzen Gardens' Japanese Ambience 08
A Salute to Shizuoka and Japanese Culture

Autumn Ambience - Antique Tractors Display Saturday October 4th - this the 3rd anniversary Celebration of the Sunpu Gate dedication,
 which includes displays of Koinobori or Carp kites over the Chrysanthemum Show and at the
 Sunpu Gate. There were Japanese related activities and displays at the Visitor Center's
 Great Hall, North Hall and in the Sunpu Gate Area.This is part of the Autumn Ambience.
Autumn Ambience Festive Schedule
 Both the Gate (2005) and Koinobori (2007) are the gift of Omaha Sister City, Shizouka, Japan.


In the Great Hall & ... ... Floral Hall Sunpu Gate Area North Hall
Tea Ceremony Japanese_Display B_Chrysanthemum_Show_04 Taiko drums E_Japanese dance_08 Sister Citie Hat Koinobori Display on Supu Gate Path Ikebana_Display
Tea
Ceremony
Japanese
Displays
Chrysanthemum
 
Show

Taiko Drums
Japanese
Dance
Sister
Cities
Koinobori
Display
Ikebana
Display


Japanese Culture @ Great Hall - Visitor Center
   After the Tea Ceremony, I enjoyed the viewing the Interesting Japanese Culture Display
   during the Koto instrument performance.  Tea Tasting follows
To Map - Great Hall

Tea Ceremony - 11:00 am
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 Background music..
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...on the Koto
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Getting ready for ...  ... the panel tasting  


View Japanese Display during the Koto performance ~ 11:45am
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Japanese Ceremony of engagement
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Musha-Hihgyo Doll A Gala Day for Children of age 3, 5 & 7  
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Shuttlecock Game Koto Performance  


Tea Tasting
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Tea Tasting
 is after
the Koto
Performance


Chrysanthemum Show - Visitor Center's Floral Hall
  
See Autumn Ambience 08 page for more pictures and info on this Japanese Garden Theme show.

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Japanese Culture @ the Sunpu Gate Area 
   Japanese culture activates listed on the Autumn Ambience Map & Program
To Map _Sunpu Gate Area

Taiko Drums - 2:00pm
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Listen
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Koinobori  above
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Listen   Listen


Traditional Japanese Dance Performance - 2:30 pm
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Evil Vs Good...
E_Japanese dance_02
...Spirits
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Drum in Motion
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Dance in Motions
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Circling... Counterclockwise    


"Sister Cities / Japanese Dress"
F_Sister_Cities_1 Left: Sue Mehaffey A.k.a

 Sister City Hat Lady
  
Note, the hats has flag of
   every Country that Omaha
   has Sister City with.

Right:
 Spencer Crews
F_Sister_Cities_2 Larry Uebner,
 at left, with
Japanese Ladies


Koinobori Display (Carp kites) - along the path thru Sunpu Gate to Mt Fuij.
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G_Koinobori_02
 
G_Koinobori_03
 
G_Koinobori_04
 In Motion
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View from West &.. during Taiko Drums
Performance
The View from Deck of the Kid Structure "Seed".
It is in the left photo.


Ikebana International Japanese Floral Display
   Visitor Center's North Hall
To Map - Visiter Center North Hall

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2006
Japanese
Ambience
Japanese Ambience Tents & Sunpu Gate Japanese Maple Tree Takio Drumming Performance 2007
Japanese
Ambience
Ikebana International Japanese floral Display Afternoon Martial Art Demo Koinobori  above the Chrysanthemum Show


Japanese Ambience @ Lauritzen Gardens 08
 

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO


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