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A Brief History: The Cherry Blossom Festival

The National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the gift of over 3,000 cherry trees from Japan in 1912. The cherry trees and annual National Cherry Blossom Festival honor the friendship between the U.S. and Japan. The National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the gorgeous flowers and generational gift of those trees. Millions travel to Washington, D.C. each year to admire the blossoming trees and enjoy the festival’s sights and sounds.

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