Illuminate cherry blossom trees in Fukushima, Japan

Illuminate cherry blossom trees in Fukushima, Japan

An event to illuminate the row of cherry blossom trees begins at the Yonomori district, a famous cherry blossom spot, in Tomioka Town, Fukushima Prefecture, where the evacuation order due to the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident was partially lifted in March, on December 1, 2020. The town's tourism association planned for the first time to enliven the town where reconstruction is progressing. The illumination event will be held until January 31st next year. About 50 cherry trees on the town road near Yonomori Station of the JR Joban Line, shined 100,000 light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs in red, blue, and white. The row of cherry blossom trees is about 2.2 km in front of the station, and the evacuation order was lifted on a part of the road in March to make it possible to use the station. The range through which the cherry blossom trees can pass has expanded from 300 meters to 800 meters. ( The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images )

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December 01, 2020 12:00:00 AM
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