Cherry Blossom Princess Program

 
 

Blossoms of Hope is excited to be a part of the Cherry Blossom Princess Program for the first time this year!! In November, the Maryland State Society and Blossoms of Hope will choose one Marylander to serve as the Maryland and Blossoms of Hope (BOH) Cherry Blossom Princess!

As part of the Princess Program, the Maryland and BOH Princess will represent the state of Maryland and Blossoms of Hope in a variety of cultural activities and events. She will serve as an ambassador of Maryland culture to members of Congress, foreign dignitaries, professional and cultural organizations, along with our fellow State Societies. Every year, one Cherry Blossom Princess is chosen to become the Cherry Blossom Queen. - in 2012, it was Maryland’s own Taylor Barfield

 Ashley Brown, third from right, waves to the crowd during the 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival. (Photo courtesy Baltimore Sun)

Ashley Brown, third from right, waves to the crowd during the 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival. (Photo courtesy Baltimore Sun)

The Cherry Blossom Princess must be:

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  • Between the ages of 19 - 24 years old.

  • Must be resident of and/or has spent significant time (ex. attending college/university) in Maryland.

    What is the Cherry Blossom Princess Program?

    The 71st Anniversary Cherry Blossom Princess Program will be held in April 2019 in Washington, DC.  The Cherry Blossom Princess Program is a cultural, educational, and professional development program for women leaders ages 19 to 24 held each year during one week of the National Cherry Blossom Festival© in Washington, DC.

    The program is sponsored and managed by the National Conference of State Societies (NCSS), a non-profit, voluntary umbrella association for State and Territorial Societies in the National Capital Area.

    If you believe you have the qualifications to be considered as a Maryland State Society / Blossoms of Hope Cherry Blossom Princess, please click here to fill out the free application. 

Read about 2018 Maryland Cherry Blossom Princess Ashley Brown's experience in this article published in the Baltimore Sun!

For more information, please contact Regina Ford by email rford@turfvalley.com or phone 410-294-5910.