Approximately 170 Restaurants Participate in Offering a New Hanami Experience to Enjoy at Home
Presenting SAKURA FES NIHONBASHI 2021
Developing a variety of food-related methods that let people experience the joy of hanami at home under the theme of “Taking spring home with us”
Dates: March 19, 2021 (Friday)–April 11, 2021 (Sunday)
March 9, 2021
Nihonbashi Sakura Festival Executive Committee
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.
The Nihonbashi Sakura Festival Executive Committee will host the 8th SAKURA FES NIHONBASHI together with regional businesses such as Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. This year’s theme is “Taking spring home with us.” Together with approximately 170 restaurants of various kinds both old and new in the Nihonbashi area, the committee will offer a new hanami (cherry blossom viewing) experience through food culture that is suitable for the COVID-19 era.
Hanami, which became popular during the Edo period as a way to enjoy cherry blossoms and food together, could be considered a food culture unique to Japan. Although people cannot enjoy hanami parties outdoors this year, the Nihonbashi Sakura Festival Executive Committee will provide a hanami experience from Nihonbashi that people can enjoy at home through food. Nihonbashi is an area that has continued to convey all types of food culture, flexibly matched to the social environment of each era. This spring, Nihonbashi will once again deliver an enjoyable food experience in line with the times.
Official website: https://www.nihonbashi-sakurafes.art/ (Japanese)
SAKURA FES NIHONBASHI 2021 Highlights
[Hanami at Home] Presenting a colorful menu that lets you experience the joy of hanami at home
This spring, it will be difficult to enjoy hanami or parties like before. As “Nihonbashi, the city of food,” we will present a variety of enjoyable food experiences to deliver a positive spring feeling even during these times. A menu for savoring the hanami mood at home and experiencing spring is waiting in Nihonbashi.
[Taking spring home with us] Offering food, knowledge, and fresh excitement from the city
The theme for 2021 is “Taking spring home with us.” We will deliver a way to enjoy spring from Nihonbashi that fits the times.