Cherry blossom

Climate Change: Japan sees the earliest Cherry Blossoms ever

The Japan Meteorological Agency recently announced that the Cherry Blossom season of Japan is in full bloom. Usually, the Cherry trees of Japan reach their full bloom in April. This time the Cherry Blossom has occurred ten days earlier. This ..


Top 5 Current Affairs Questions on Cherry Blossom

Cherry blossom is the national flower of Japan. That is why it is also known as Japanese cherry and sakura. It is a flower of many trees of genus Prunus or Prunus subg. Cerasus. They usually refer to ornamental cherry ..


India-International Cherry Blossom Festival of Shillong cancelled

Every year the cherry blossom festival is hosted by Meghalaya in the starting of November. This year the festival has been cancelled due to covid-19. It is the only Cherry festival being conducted in India. The India International Cherry blossom ..


Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games’ Torch unveiled

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers have unveiled a cherry-blossom shaped torch for the Games. The top part of the torch is shaped in the traditional emblem of the sakura, or cherry blossom of the same cutting-edge technology as in production of ..

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 ..

Someity official mascot for 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

On July 22, the official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been unveiled during a ceremony in the Japanese capital Tokyo. The Olympic mascot “Miraitowa” is a blue-checked pointy-eared figure, which fuses the Japanese words ‘mirai’, ..