Thursday, April 5, 2012

Official Japanese Stone Lantern Lighting Ceremony


Sunday- April 8, 2012
2:30 - 4 pm

The Lantern Lighting Ceremony celebrated the gift of the cherry blossom trees from Japan in 1912.  The Stone Lantern, also a gift, is lit by the current Embassy of Japan's Princess, to the accompaniment of traditional Japanese music.

Tidal Basin, Independence Ave & 17th St.  SW

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