Novi to celebrate 100th anniversary of Japanese-U.S. friendship by planting cherry trees in May

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. and Japanese friendship, symbolized by Japan’s gift of more than 3,000 cherry trees to Washington D.C. in 1912, the embassy of Japan has been working with several partner organizations to reinforce this symbolism and promote the planting of new cherry trees in a number of cities across the U.S. Beginning May 12, Novi will take part in this initiative with a week-long celebration of Japanese culture culminating in an official planting ceremony on May 19.

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