Pictured: Cherry Blossom Festival flowers in Monterey Park

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Monterey Park’s 14th annual Cherry Blossom Festival on Sunday featured cultural dance and music performances, along with an appearance by a world champion sumo wrestler.
Above, performers from the traditional Japanese dance group Fujima Kansei line up for a portrait during the festival in Barnes Park.
More photos after the jump:

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Below, Amy Duong, 17, creates a blown-ink cherry blossom design at the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library booth.
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Below, Jamie Peters, 13, sells decorative diadems to raise money for the AYSO Alhambra United team.
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Below, Shuk-Li Ebihara holds her son Hikaru, 5, as he peers through a telescope hosted by the Los Angeles Astronomical Society.
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(Photos by Sarah Reingewirtz / Staff)

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