The Cherry Blossom Festival (Hanami), Japan

The cherry blossom festival is an ancient traditional event in Japan, which celebrates the beauty of flowers. Cherry Blossom which in Japanese is called “Hanami” can be directly translated to “flower watching’. The tradition dates back to 700AD and was initially done by poets who required a place to sit and think, discovered the beauty of the trees and its flowers and this slowly became a nationwide celebrated event. Continue reading “The Cherry Blossom Festival (Hanami), Japan”