The empire smiles back: Taiwan’s Japanese cherry festival

In the latest triumph of Japanese soft power in its former colony, tens of thousands of Taiwanese have taken up planting cherry trees to revel in their colorful bloom for a few precious moments each spring — just like in Japan…

Via www.rappler.com

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