Ambassador Fujisaki

03/12/12 This year marks the 100th anniversary of the gift of cherry blossom trees from Tokyo to Washington, D.C., celebrating the friendship between the Japanese and American people. Japan’s Ambassador to the U.S., Ichiro Fujisaki held a press conference at the National Press Club on Monday afternoon to explain the planned projects and events for the Cherry Blossom Centennial celebration – including performances by AKB48, the Japanese girl pop group with 57 singers.

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