International Events

The streets in D.C are filled with the cherry blossoms

By Jeonghyun Kim

Here is the video of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in D.C.

Thousands of people visit to the Washington region for the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival each year. It is the peak of the Japanese cultural event in Washington D.C.

This festival is important to know about its history. Japan gave gift of 3,000 cherry trees to Washington D.C in 1912. The annual cherry celebration shows the lasting friendship between the United States and Japan which still has strong.

During the National Cherry Blossom Festival, people have been celebrated for over 100 years with banquets, parades, walks and community service. Along with promoting international awareness and boosting local business, the Washington D.C government and cultural institutions celebrate this festival.

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The memorial of the first Yoshino cherry trees which were planted on the northern bank of the Tidal Basin on March 27, 1912, as a gift of friendship from Japan is with the beautiful cherry trees. (Photo: Jeonghyun Kim)

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The natural beauty of our nation’s capital. (Photo by Jeonghyun Kim)

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National mall has the busiest day ever. (Photo: Jeonghyun Kim)

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Three girls enjoy selfie at Cherry Blossom Festival in DC. (Photo: Jeonghyun Kim)

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A cherry blossom balloon flies to the upper Washington DC ether. (Photo: Jeonghyun Kim)

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The blooming of the cherry trees around the Tidal Basin has come to symbolize the natural beauty of our nation’s capital. (Photo: jeonghyun Kim)

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