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Did You See the Cherry Blooming?
发布时间:2015-04-22 浏览次数:

 

Spring blooms are a sure sign of winter’s end. Warmer weather and brilliant blooms are greeting people all around the world. Of all these spring signs, cherry blooming will certainly be the most stunning show in this best time of the year. On mid-March, cheery blooms and the feelings of love they often bring were in full bloom at Wuhan University, which attracted millions of tourists to enjoy the beauty of the delicate scene. While in Beijing, cheery bloom under a blue sky in Chaoyang Park is a rare feast for eyes to a city which usually shroud in smog.

  

 

Take a look around abroad. The National Cherry Blossom Festival has grown into one of the largest springtime celebrations in the United States. More than 1.5 million Americans travel to Washington, D.C to see these blooming trees, according to the festival website.

 

 

 

The Cherry Blossom Trees and Festival have a rather long history. In 1915, the United States government sent a present to the people of Japan with flowering dogwood trees which was in response to the cherry trees the United States received from Japan three years before. Now each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival is held to commemorate the 3,000 cherry trees, the present that the Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to Washington, D.C in 1912. The gift and annual celebration honor the lasting friendship between the United States and Japan and the continued close relationship between the two countries.

 

 

So next time you take a trip to see these gorgeous flowers bloom, you may find their beauty is far beyond description.

 

(Editor: Su Lei Source: English Net)


Cherry tree is the national flower of Japan, a symbol of love and hope. Cheery tree has hundreds of different varieties as well as a great deal of colorful cultures and legends. The most famous legends in Japan is said to be about a beautiful fairy who spread love and hope with flowers from Okinawa to the whole Japan. In honor of the fairy, the Japanese named the flower “cherry blossom tree.” Consequently Japan became “the Nation of Cherry Tree.” Purity, nobility are the spirits of the cherry tree.

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