Shillong venue of 2018 India International Cherry Blossom (IICB) festival
The 2nd edition of the India International Cherry Blossom (IICB) festival in Shillong, which is is scheduled to be held from November 14 and 17. It is the world’s only autumn cherry blossom festival. The fest will celebrate the unique mass flowering of autumn Himalayan cherry blossoms with several cultural events in the Meghalaya capital. The visitors can enjoy fashion shows, rock concerts, beauty pageants and also compete in an amateur golf tournament. Alongside, there will be stalls showcasing the food, arts and crafts of the region, and several cultural events and a food pavilion of Japan in partnership with the Embassy of Japan in India. It is expected that the fest will attract more than one lakh visitors from across the world.
Topics: Cherries • Cherry blossom • Cherry Blossom Festival • Flora of Japan • Gion • Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce • Meghalaya • Ornamental trees • Plants • Prunus • Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia • Trees