Kita Asaba Cherry Blossoms today, March 6th 2020, for Photo Friday. Kita Asaba Cherry Blossoms Today Thank goodness for kanzakura, early blooming cherry blossoms, in this surreal time of Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus. They bring some light and color, hope even, in these dismal times and offer a respite from the
Sumiyoshi Sakura No Sato is a riverside embankment walk in Sakado City, Saitama, about an hour from Tokyo. Along the embankment there are early blooming cherry blossoms called Kawazuzakura. Sumiyoshi Sakura No Sato The 150 Kawazuzakura, a type of early blooming cherry blossom, at Sumiyoshi Sakura No Sato were planted
Setsubun Saitama- Setsubun is a religious ceremony practiced every year on February 3rd. Historically setsubun, which literally means seasonal division, was a four day period marking the changing of the seasons. Risshun is February 4th and is the first day of spring and historically the start of a new year.