Sakura Matsuri, one of the most joyful and important events of the year, is coming again in New York as well as in entire country. This year the Cherry blossom fest will start on May 2-3. It is scheduled for the later date than usual because of the unexpected cold winter, which caused a delay in blossoming of trees. But in spite of this, the winter has gone and it is a time for festival! Brooklyn Botanic Garden is among the most attractive for celebrators places, where this special holiday can be met among the 220 blossomed cherry trees.

Cherry blossom fest is a symbol of the coming spring and of the new beginning. Celebrated for the 28th time, it is a wonderful event, which gather together young and old people. They can enjoy numerous activities and performances, played in Japanese style. Visitors will have the opportunity to listen to original Japanese music and to watch a display of kimonos. There will be a special fun for the little children. An anime panel will be placed there with actor voice to make the kids enjoy their time. All celebrators can taste the Japanese cuisine, to take a part in the ceremony of tree planting or to visit any of a live concert, organized especially for this day. Many more surprises are prepared for guests and citizens of New York to make the celebration of Cherry blossom fest unforgettable event.

The festival will pass in other New York parks also, which are famous all over the country. Gardeners will lead there excursions, telling about the most rare trees and various grades of a cherry. Curious people will learn many interesting facts about the tree planting and fruit-culture. The parade will come to the end with grandiose fireworks.

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