Jumat, 11 Juni 2010

The Hiroshima Flower Festival

The Hiroshima Flower Festival (ひろしまフラワーフェスティバル) is a flower festival held annually in Hiroshima, Japan.

Hiroshima Flower Festival has been held every year from the 3rd to the 5th of May, during Golden Week since 1977.

Local citizens participate in the parade and Yosakoi dancing on Peace Boulevard.

There are a lot of stages, shops, a small zoo and other amusement attractions along Peace Boulevard and in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. A lot of concerts, dancing shows, fashion shows, talk shows, traditional and contemporary performances featuring local citizens and other events are held throughout the area.

More than one million people take part in the festival each year.

The origin of the Flower Festival is the Central League Champion parade for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp in 1975.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroshima_Flower_Festival

See also: Flowers Philippines, Flower Sydney, Flowers Brisbane

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