Japan educator helps bring cherry blossoms to Slovakia

National Jan 5, 2020

Japan educator helps bring cherry blossoms to Slovakia

An 80-year-old Japanese English-language educator has collected donations for a project that aims to send hundreds of cherry blossom trees to Slovakia, as Japan and the central European country mark 100 years of diplomatic ties this year. Masumi Ormandy is the vice principal and a ...

Japan to donate 6,500 cherry trees to Britain

National Nov 27, 2019

Japan to donate 6,500 cherry trees to Britain

Japan will donate about 6,500 cherry trees to Britain as a symbol of their bilateral friendship, with a ceremony planned to plant some in Regent's Park in central London on Wednesday. The event was attended by various dignitaries and others including Prince Richard, Japanese Ambassador ...