The cherry blossom has been a source of worldwide inspiration for poets, visual and performing artists for centuries. Over the past decade, the Festival has established this artistic tradition in Vancouver by featuring many diverse artists at the first festival of its kind in Canada, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival. 

Currently, Vancouver’s 43,000 cherry trees vividly inspire local talent to explore the cherry blossom aesthetic through arts and cultural expressions in music, dance, theatre, film, visual and digital arts, poetry and photography.

The Festival contributes to the general public’s enjoyment and artistic appreciation through acc