Stony Brook University hosted its annual Cherry Blossom Festival Saturday.
Gus Doumanis, 21, of Rocky Point, left, spars
Gus Doumanis, 21, of Rocky Point, left, spars with Joseph Kowalski, 22, of Selden during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University. (May 4, 2013) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Joseph Kowalski, 22, of Selden, left, spars with
Joseph Kowalski, 22, of Selden, left, spars with Gus Doumanis, 21, of Rocky Point, during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University. (May 4, 2013) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Mizuho Izubuchi, of East Patchogue, demonstrates a traditional
Mizuho Izubuchi, of East Patchogue, demonstrates a traditional Japanese tea ceremony to an audience during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University. (May 4, 2013) (Credit: Brittany Wait)

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Masayo Ishigure's Miyabi, a musical group based in
Masayo Ishigure's Miyabi, a musical group based in New York City, performs during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University. (May 4, 2013) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Masayo Ishigure's Miyabi, a musical group based in
Masayo Ishigure's Miyabi, a musical group based in New York City, performs during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University. (May 4, 2013) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Senior Kai Dix, 21, of Queens, left, and
Senior Kai Dix, 21, of Queens, left, and junior Anthony Infantino, 20, of Babylon, perform with the Taiko Tides, a drumming club on campus, during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Stony Brook University's Charles B. Wang Center. (May 4, 2013) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Gus Doumanis, 21, of Rocky Point, left, spars
Gus Doumanis, 21, of Rocky Point, left, spars with Joseph Kowalski, 22, of Selden during a kendo demonstration at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Stony Brook University's Charles B. Wang Center. (May 4, 2013) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Stony Brook University's Taiko Tides drum just before
Stony Brook University's Taiko Tides drum just before the start of The Cherry Blossom Festival. (May 4, 2013) (Credit: Brittany Wait)

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Caroline Favorite, 25, of Port Jefferson Station, wore
Caroline Favorite, 25, of Port Jefferson Station, wore her kimono to the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University. (May 4, 2013) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
From left, Vivian Wang, 6, of Setauket, Sofia
From left, Vivian Wang, 6, of Setauket, Sofia Moore, 6, of Mount Sinai, and Sergei Srednyak, 4, of Stony Brook, rest after dancing to drumming during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Stony Brook University's Charles B. Wang Center. (May 4, 2013)
Elfriede Runkel, of Stony Brook, is shown how
Elfriede Runkel, of Stony Brook, is shown how to arrange Japanese flowers during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Stony Brook University's Charles B. Wang Center. (May 4, 2013) (Credit: Brittany Wait)
Local artist Fumiko Carle, 79, of West Islip,
Local artist Fumiko Carle, 79, of West Islip, demonstrates the art of Japanese brushstrokes with her daughter Annette Kuruc, 44, of West Islip, watching her during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Stony Brook University's Charles B. Wang Center. (May 4, 2013) (Credit: Brittany Wait)