Japanese tradition of welcoming spring, ”hanami”
Every year, People in Japan is looking forward to the blooming of the cherry blossoms.
Cherry blossoms are considered as a special flower for traditional Japanese people.
Have you ever heard of “hanami”?
"Hanami” is a Japanese tradition of welcoming spring!
Spring in Japan is very beautiful with cherry blossom trees.
There are many kinds of cherry blossoms, and ”Somei-yoshino” is the most famous one in Japan.
People enjoy Ohanami festival during springtime while having a meal with friends or family under the cherry blossom tree...
it’s like a picnic!
People also enjoy the cherry blossoms illuminated at night, we call "Yozakura" .
It’s so fantastic and very beautiful.
The cherry tree is a symbol of Japan.
Cherry blossoms remind people that life is short and beautiful.