Cherry blossom festival in Bad Langensalza

Hanami, the traditional Japanese cherry blossom festival celebrating the start of spring, has taken place in Bad Langensalza every year since 2004. The event offers a taste of Japanese culture with concerts, workshops and typical food. The festival also sees the crowning of a sakura and a samurai who will represent Bad Langensalza and the Japanese Garden at various events in the year ahead.