The National Cherry Blossom Festival

The National Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington D.C., U.S.A.

MARCH 20 – APRIL 12, 2015

“Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the city of Washington, DC. The gift and annual celebration honor the lasting friendship between the United States and Japan and the continued close relationship between the two countries.” Read all about the intriguing history of this event along with visitor information and events at http://www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org. Continue reading