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.

20th - 29th Festival

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29th Festival

1980 - 1981  |  CBF General Chair: Fred Ota  |  HJJCC President: Gregory Yukimoto

Pamela Futa
Ranelle Goto
Stanette Ibara
Kaydi Ichimura
Jodie Kono
Ann Koyada
Lori Ann Mizumoto
Susanna Namiki
Lori Ohinata
Sheri-Ann Okamoto
Judy Sakata
Grace Tamanaha
Donna Tsutsumi
Laura Lei Yamashiro
Debra Yamauchi

28th Festival

1979 - 1980  |  CBF General Chair: Dennis Oshiro  |  HJJCC President: Kenneth Chang

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27th Festival

1978 - 1979  |  CBF General Chair: Nevin Harada  |  HJJCC President: Thomas Sakamoto

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26th Festival

1977 - 1978  |  CBF General Chair: Glenn Yamada  |  HJJCC President: Eric Matsumoto

April Ashimine
Phyllis Furukawa
Diane Kiyota
Mimi Kurokawa
Beryl Morikawa
Karen Shintani
Amy Teruya
Cindy Tsukamoto
Karen Tsuneda
Luana Ushijima
Joy Watanabe
Kris Watanabe
Cori Yabusaki
Cyd Yoshizawa

25th Festival

1976 - 1977  |  CBF General Chair: Richard Karamatsu  |  HJJCC President: Wayne Ishihara

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24th Festival

1975 - 1976  |  CBF General Chair: Cliff Yara  |  HJJCC President: Richard Bauske

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23th Festival

1974 - 1975  |  CBF General Chair: Tak Ueda  |  HJJCC President: Gen Nishimura

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22th Festival

1973 - 1974  |  CBF General Chair: Robert Miyaji  |  HJJCC President: Richard Karamatsu

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21th Festival

1972 - 1973  |  CBF General Chair: Gen Nishimura  |  HJJCC President: Earl Tanaka

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20th Festival

1971 - 1972  |  CBF General Chair: Glenn Shigemura  |  HJJCC President: Ron Nagano

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