Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Study Abroad Japan: Enjoying the blooming cherry blossom at a sakura party

"In Japan, viewing the blossoms at night is called "yozakura," said Nobumitsu Kamio, assistant secretary to the Japanese Embassy. The tradition can take on a party-like atmosphere as revelers hang lanterns from the branches and eat, drink sake and sing under the trees."

Source:D.C. seeks to spread out cherry blossom crowds
April 2, 2008, www.cnn.com/travel

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