Friday, May 3, 2013

Hanami Season

Its Hanami Season in High Park and the Sakura blossoms are at peak. On April 1, 1959, Japanese ambassador to Canada, Toru-Hagiwara, presented 200 Japanese Somei-Yoshino Sakurathe on behalf of the citizens of Tokyo a gift to Toronto for their support of Japanese-Canadian refugees after the Second World War.