Ohanami or Sakura viewing is an important event for all the Japanese people. It is a euphoria starting from mid March and ending early May in Hokkaido. Every morning news on TV tells the name of the city where cherry blossoms started to bloom as the Sakura frontline proceeds to the north. Japanese people are often considered to be diciprined and stoick, however, so long as the season of Ohanami is concerned, it is another story. They enjoy Sakura viewing party Under the tree, drinking a lot, singing, and dancing etc. Everybody enjoys the beauty of Sakura and celebrates the arrival of long waited spring.
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