Fukui Sakura Festival Suspended, due to Novel Coronavirus

Fukui Sakura Festival Suspended, due to Novel Coronavirus

Light Installations Equipped on Row of Sakura Trees along Asuwa River

On March 5th, Fukui Prefecture’s Fukui City announced that the 35th Fukui Sakura Festival, scheduled for March 28th, has been suspended due to efforts in preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

According to the city, the decision was made to ensure the safety of the cherry blossom viewers, and has equipped the rows of sakura trees along the Asuwa river with light installations.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1041994

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