chery blossom_the beauty of Japanese culture
Saturday, June 19, 2010 3:55:54 AM
In the early april, chery blossom make a light pink sky of Japan. This kind of flower, called sakura in Japanese, only exist a moment and fall down quickly. It 's the brilliant time of chery blossom.
Thousand of light sakura petals are gone with the spring wind, which interests many people in the land of rising sun . That's why chery blossom festival is the beauty of Japanese culture.
Hanami is the other name of chery blossom festival. In those days, the Japanese like watching sakura in bloom with their family and friends because they think that the beauty of sakura is the beauty of fragile life and short existing but it make the life more colorful.
According to the Japanese, sakura fall down at the moment when it is the most beautiful and it is the everlasting beauty and Sakura can be described by four words: " quick bloom, quick death"
Sakura is known as the symbol of Japan. It is emblematic of gentle Japanese women. In addition, sakura is the philosophy about human and the world around us under the vision of Japanese people.
Sakura lives everywhere in Japan. It is an important part of Japanese culture. That's why Japan is the country of chery blossom