• Cherry Blossom Pin January 22, 2013 Every year, I have a ritual: after seeing the first cherry blossoms, I put on my cherry blossom pin and I don't take it off until the last blossoms have… Read more
  • First Accolade (Richards and Robson) January 21, 2013 The rumors are true. There's an Accolade cherry tree blossoming in January!  The tree is located on Richards street (corner Robson) right across from the Starbucks. Here are pictures I… Read more
  • First Accolade January 19, 2013 Are these big news - these 'Accolade' blossoms on Richards south of Robson? Apparently they are - CBC radio called Douglas Justice downtown to interview him about them. The interview… Read more
  • First cherries in West End January 13, 2013 Temperatures are below freezing and, yet, the first cherry blossoms are starting to come out at Lost Lagoon.  Beautiful! Read more
  • World Umbrella Dance – choreography January 11, 2013 Hey, Vancouver, here's your chance to dance under the blossoms for the whole world to see. Buy your cherry blossom umbrella, learn the steps to the World Umbrella Dance and… Read more
  • Automnalis rosea January 6, 2013 Wendy Cutler posted on Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival's timeline "The 'Autumnalis rosea' cherries are opening now - they're tiny, and not really a splash of colour, but they're really there.… Read more
  • Happy New Year January 1, 2013 Happy New Year from the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival! Designed by Wendy Cutler Read more
  • Haiku Invitational December 21, 2012 2011 Haiku Invitational Judge: an'ya 2010 Haiku Invitational Judge: Michael Dylan Welch 2009 Haiku Invitational Judge LeRoy Gorman 2008 Haiku Invitational Judges: Carole MacRury, Michael Dylan Welch, and Edward Zuk… Read more
  • World Umbrella Dance December 4, 2012 The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is delighted to tell you first that we’re bringing back the Umbrella Dance 2013 with the awesome Shiamak Vancouver Dance Team. The new limited edition… Read more
  • Playful Wind November 29, 2012 Annette Makino captured the playfulness of the wind in the cherry tree in this beautiful haiga painting. A haiga is a brush and ink painting done to accompany a handwritten… Read more
  • Joy Kogawa’s House Yarn Bombing November 26, 2012 The yarn bombing of Joy Kogawa's house in 2011 is what prompted me to try crochet. When I visited the house at 1450 West 64th Avenue, I was amazed by all… Read more
  • Cherry blossom crochet November 24, 2012 Learn to crochet a cherry blossom with this video tutorial : [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6sW_nNpp14?rel=0&w=560&h=315] Read more