Ritz-Carlton commemorates the national cherry blossom festival

Posted: Feb. 27th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse

Cherry trees, originally from Japan have become accustomed to the spotlight here in the United States as this year we will celebrate the 101st of the national cherry blossom festival in Washington D.C. The Ritz-Carlton commemorates the festival by hosting an event of its own.

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Feb 11, 2013) - Along with celebrating the gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Japan in 1912, the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival has become an international phenomenon that marks the start of the spring season in the nation's capital. Visitors from around the world and local admirers intermingle to experience the natural beauty of the blossoming cherry trees or "Sakura," and celebrate springtime in Washington, D.C.

This year, the nation's greatest springtime celebration will commemorate the 101st anniversary of the gift of the cherry blossom trees and the lasting friendship between the United States and Japan. In honor of this momentous occasion, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. will debut their custom signature scent, Sakura. Created by luxury fragrance company Antica Farmacista, theWashington, D.C. hotel's custom scent is inspired by the ambiance of the hotel and the historic cherry blossoms of Washington, D.C.

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