Feel the Japanese atmosphere in the U.S. Washington, D.C. To love the beautiful cherry blossoms “National Cherry Blossom Festival”
Cherry-blossom viewing is a spring tradition in Japan.
Beautiful cherry blossoms give a joy to a lot of people, and also, attract and make relaxing them.
It is also widely recognized as a traditional event in the spring that cherry-blossom viewing as a party to enjoy cherry blossoms, foods, and drinks with friends.
During the night, it is popular to enjoy lighted up mysterious cherry-blossom viewing on the tatami in a roofed pleasure boat.
The season of cherry blossoms to feel the spring is coming soon to Japan, an island country in the Eastern Asia.
However, cherry-blossom viewing to be excited by beautiful cherry blossoms is not only a tradition in Japan.
In Washington D.C. in the U.S., it is very far away from Japan, “National Cherry Blossom Festival” is held every year; it is a historic cherry blossom festival that has been held since 1935.
It is prospered by a lot of people who love cherry blossoms.
The beginning of National Cherry Blossom Festival is from a request by Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore, who was attracted by beautiful cherry blossoms when she visited Japan, to create a cherry blossom road around the lake Potomac in Washington D.C..
Her passion against cherry blossoms was accepted, and in 1912, more than 2,000 cherry trees are gifted from a former mayor of Tokyo.
These are planted around Potomac park, and National Cherry Blossom Festival has been started to celebrate it.
Even this year, National Cherry Blossom Festival is held from 3/20 ~ 4/14.
It is necessary to see attractive beautiful cherry blossoms, “Kite-Flying Festival” that kites fly in the blue sky, fireworks, the parade, and so on.
The whole town of Washington D.C. has been growing with cherry blossoms for 3 weeks.
“National Cherry Blossom Festival” does not enjoy only beautiful pink cherry blossoms, but also feeling the Japanese culture closer.
Why don’t you experience it?
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