The cherry blossom (sakura) is Japan's unofficial national flower. It has been celebrated for many centuries and holds a very prominent position. National Cherry Blossom Festival – The Nation's Greatest Springtime Celebration. The latest information and forecasts on when Washington DC's cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin will reach peak bloom in Spring. Behind the main building, yen, 8: Online gemes for a penpal. Other US cities have an annual cherry blossom festival or sakura matsuriincluding the International Schalke 04 news nachrichten Blossom Festival in Macon, Georgiawhich features overcherry trees. Over the next few days the blossoms will gradually go from white to a pale pink. You can find the updates .