Lauritzen Gardens' Japanese Ambience 2012
A Salute to Shizuoka and Japanese Culture

Lanterns on the Program Saturday, October 6th, 2012 - At Lauritzen Gardens' Japanese Ambiance,
 the 7th anniversary Celebration of the Sunpu Gate dedication, I viewed
 the Bonsai Tree & Ikebana floral displays, and Chrysanthemum Show in
 the visitor Center. Outside, I also saw three dancesfrom Sadako Ballet
One of the Bonsai Tree on Display Sadako Ballet Dance 2th dance One arragement in Ikebana Floral Displays A Japanese  Stone Lanterns in the Chrysanthemum Show
 Both the Gate (2005) and Koinobori (2007) are the gift of the Omaha Sister City, Shizouka, Japan.

Japanese Word Signs - are along walk from Parking Garden to Festival Garden

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.. in the Parking Garden, In front of the Visitor Center ... and next to Festival Garden

Bonsai Tree Display - South end of the Visitor Center's Floral Hall - I photographed the long table Right to Left.

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The east or far end of the display  
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Start at Right
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Near Center

  Midway, I break off and photographed the 4pm performance of three dances from Sadako Ballet.

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  End on Left Next to Entrance

Sadako Ballet Dance - @ 4:00pm on the Festival Garden Terrace
  Ballet Nebraska, performed three dances from Japanese theme Ballet Sadako

Audience on Right
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Dance #1 to the theme music of the James Bond movie You only live twice
Audience on Right
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Dance #2has three lady with fans
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Dance #3 wraps one lady in a Blanket

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Autumn display next to the Visitor Center Dance Ladies at Ballet Nebraska table

Ikebana Floral Displays - Visitor Center's North Hall - the art of Japanese Flower arrangement

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Chrysanthemum Show - Visitor Center's Floral Hall
   Just Like 08, 07 & 06, this show continues the Japanese Theme but with some variations.

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  Koinobori (Carp streamers) above Sozu, Japanese Garden Fountain
Stone Lanterns
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Model of the Sunpu Castle Gate  
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The Making of the Fall Chrysanthemum Show  
Some thumbnail are displayed out of order for better presentation

Japanese Ambience Tents & Sunpu Gate Japanese Maple Tree Takio Drumming Performance 2007
Ikebana International Japanese floral Display Afternoon Martial Art Demo Koinobori  above the Chrysanthemum Show 2008
Japanese Ambience - Japanese Display Japanese Ambience - Taiko drums

Japanese Ambience @ Lauritzen Gardens 2012

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO

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