Artwork Commemorating Cherry Blossom Festival, Japanese Lantern Sculpture

Category: Sculpture
Artwork Commemorating Cherry Blossom Festival,  Japanese Lantern Sculpture

   

 

Hanami is a Japanese celebration where people celebrate the flowering of the Cherry Blossom trees. The celebration originated in Japan, yet the celebration has been able to inspire Macon, Georgia to have a similar celebration with identical trees. The Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon is called the “International Cherry Blossom Festival”, and Macon is known to be the Cherry Blossom Capital of the World because 300,000 sakura (meaning Cherry Blossoms) trees grow in the city. The trees bloom in

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Date created: March 20, 1983

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