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Sakura Foundation and Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple, co-presenters of the Cherry Blossom Festival, are sad to relay that the 2020 festival has been cancelled in order to protect the health and safety of the volunteers, attendees and community.   For details, please read this letter from the co-presenters.

Sakura Foundation

Our mission is to sustain the Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple & celebrate Japanese American heritage, culture & community

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Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future

Our Japanese American culture permeates our
intentions, events and programming

The mission of Sakura Foundation is to sustain the Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple and celebrate Japanese American heritage, culture and community. The non profit foundation was established in 2014 as a result of the re-organization of Tri-State Buddhist Church Apartments, Inc. and Sakura Square.

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Preserving Our Japanese Heritage

True to our charitable mission, we are committed to preserving our Japanese heritage and culture by supporting the community through programs, events, grants and scholarships.

We remember and honor the hard work and dedication of those who built our community.

Our Japanese American culture permeates our intentions, events and programming.

Our commitment to enhancing and embracing our community is steadfast.

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Grants

Sakura Foundation established its grant program to support Colorado non-profit organizations and activities which take place within the State of Colorado.

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Scholarships

Sakura Foundation Scholarships acknowledge high school seniors who have made meaningful contributions to the Japanese American community.

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MGLP

The Mirai Generations Leadership Program (MGLP) encourages participants to connect, inspire, and act within the Japanese American community.

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Events

Cultural events and activities are impactful ways that Sakura Foundation shares the Japanese and Japanese American culture with the Rocky Mountain community,

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48th ANNUAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

For the safety of our volunteers, attendees and community, the 2020 Cherry Blossom Festival has been cancelled. Please stay safe and we look forward to seeing you in June 2021.

The Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the Japanese heritage and culture through live entertainment, food and drink, a marketplace and informative exhibits and demonstrations.

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