Sacramento’s Hanami Line Park will honor the region’s Japanese American Community
You won’t have to travel to Japan to see the cherry blossoms. Sacramento's new Hanami Line ParkPhoto credit Sactree.org website. “We are a city of rivers and a city of trees, and the Hanami Line weaves both aspects of our civic character together. It will salute Sacramento’s rich history and create a lasting connection with the cherry trees that bloom every year in our nation’s capital.” — Congresswoman Doris Matsui, Honorary Co-Chair, Hanami Line Capital Campaign Committee.
Salt Lake City's Nihon Matsuri/Japan Festival for 2022 is Canceled
It is usually the first festival of the year in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City Japan Town Memorial(Image is author's) The Nihon Matsuri, or Japan Festival, is generally the first or one of the first festivals to be held outdoors in Salt Lake City after the winter months have passed. Located in the street where an area called Japantown once thrived, the Nihon Matsuri was started more than fifteen years ago by members of the Japanese American community of Utah.