Experience Japanese culture in Independence this Sunday, April 27.

The Annual Cherry Blossom Festival will be held at the Roger T. Sermon Center, at 201 N. Dodgion St. in Independence, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

There will be an Aikido martial arts demonstration, Glendale Japanese Club performance and a Japan Club of KC gathering.

The festival will also feature a new Japanese themed store in Kansas City called Yoki, a Japanese Language School, as well as Japanese bazaar tables and a game cafe.

Dr. Honda will be presenting Japanese landscaping ideas, too.

Admission is $2 for both adults and children.

For more information about the event, visit www.indepmo.org/SisterCity