S11E1: How Significant is Sakura in Japanese Culture?

Sakura is a thing of the past, present and future of Japan. The unofficial flower of Japan is going to be the topic to kick this new season off!

We’re kicking off a new season yet again! Season 11’s theme is a little more fun and lighter than the previous one, but it’s also shorter. As we welcome the month of March, we also say goodbye to winter and hello to spring — this season will look at Japanese Spring!

And what do we associate spring in Japan with? I don’t know about you, but I automatically think of cherry blossoms. The unofficial flower of Japan is going to be the topic to kick this season off! 

The flower and everything that comes with it takes up a huge part of the tradition that is extremely visible to this very day.  Sakura is a thing of the past, present and future of Japan. Let’s delve into the significance of cherry blossom in Japanese culture in this episode!



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