Festivals

1st – 9th

10th – 19th

20th – 29th

30th – 39th

40th – 49th

50th – 59th

60th – 66th


Fast Fact

The milestone 40th, 50th and 60th Festivals were chaired by former Cherry Blossom Festival Contestants.

40th: Lenny Yajima (34th) Andrew - the first female CBF General Chair.

50th: Sharene Urakami-Oyama (43rd).

60th: Sydette Nekota (50th) Higuchi.

1st - 9th Festival

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9th Festival

1960 - 1961  |  CBF General Chair: Thomas Sakata  |  HJJCC President: Bert Tokairin

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8th Festival

1959 - 1960  |  CBF General Chair: Edwin Watanabe  |  HJJCC President: Sam Okinaga

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7th Festival

1958 - 1959  |  CBF General Chair: Kenneth Nakamura  |  HJJCC President: Teruo Himoto

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6th Festival

1957 - 1958  |  CBF General Chair: Donald Iwai  |  HJJCC President: William Kawato

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5th Festival

1956 - 1957  |  CBF General Chair: Peter Mitsumori  |  HJJCC President: Clyde Shimada

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4th Festival

1955 - 1956  |  CBF General Chair: Tad Yajima  |  HJJCC President: Conrad Akamine

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3rd Festival

1954 - 1955  |  CBF General Chair: Hideo Kawano  |  HJJCC President: Takaaki Nakata

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2nd Festival

1953 - 1954  |  CBF General Chair: Harold Kometani  |  HJJCC President: Theodore Tomita

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1st Festival

1952 - 1953  |  CBF General Chair: Takaaki Nakata  |  HJJCC President: Clesson Chikasuye

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Pre-Festival

1949 - 1952  |  HJJCC President: Robert Sato