| Apr 09, 2015
International events and opportunities are abundant in Middle Tennessee over the next few weeks. Here’s a sampling of what’s in store.
Celebrate Japanese cultural connections at this Saturday’s Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival. This family-friendly, free event features more than 20 food trucks and Japanese food vendors; shopping; and cultural lectures and displays, along with taiko drummers and a day packed full of entertainment. The weather promises to be beautiful, and free parking is available at LP Field – check it out!
Joining this year’s Cherry Blossom Festival will be a delegation from Nashville’s sister city of Kamakura, Japan. This group has embraced the cultural side of the relationship by forming the Nashville-Kamakura Friendship Band, who will perform on the main stage at 10:35 a.m. If you are interested in learning more about the Kamakura-Nashville exchange, check out Sister Cities of Nashville.
Closing out the weekend on Sunday, April 12, is “Blossoms and Brews,”
a celebration of spring, cherry blossoms, Japanese culture and local delicious beer. Presented by JAST Young Professionals,
the event takes place at Yazoo Brewery from 2 to 5 p.m.
On Wednesday, April 15, Lipscomb University will host Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former secretary general of NATO, at ...