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The Photo Book is regularly available in select stores listed below.

Kinokuniya San Francisco
1581 Webster St #218, San Francisco, CA 94115

National Japanese American Historical Society
1684 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94115

A Golden Journey – Images of 50 Years of Japanese Culture features a large collection of photographs documenting the first five decades of the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, including a section highlighting the 50th Festival. Chapters spotlight groups like the Taru Mikoshi and events such as the Queen Program that have been part of the festival since the beginning. Don’t miss your chance to get a copy of this limited edition 158-page photo book

NCCBF 50 Book cover

Chapter 1: 1968-1977 – Building Foundation
Chapter 2: Taru Mikoshi
Chapter 3: 1978-1987 – Blossoms
Chapter 4: Taiko Dojo
Chapter 5: 1988-1997 – Unity in Spirit
Chapter 6: Odori – Japanese Dance
Chapter 7: 1998-2007 – Spirit in Courage
Chapter 8: Ongaku – Japanese Music
Chapter 9: 2008-2017 – Branching Out
Chapter 10: Queen Program


Collage of 5 historical images