100th Cherry Blossom Tree Planting | Golden Gate Park
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Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park | 75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) to host a Cherry Blossom Tree Planting ceremony with Mayor Ed Lee, and Consul General of Japan Hiroshi Inomata.
The ceremony will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Cherry Blossom Tree as a gift from Japan to the United States to encourage exchange between the two nations. The Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco has taken the initiative of the cherry blossom tree donation project in San Francisco Bay Area and young cherry blossom trees are to be planted in several locations throughout San Francisco.
The year of 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the gift of cherry blossom trees from Japan to the United States. The cherry blossom tress bloom every Spring at the Tidal Basin along the Potomac River in Washington D.C. since 1912. The cherry blossom tree planting throughout U.S. has become a tradition that gives people from Japan and U.S. the opportunity to reflect on the legacy of exchanges and the importance of relations between the two countries.
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