This stunningly beautiful record of the nation's biggest springtime festival ? the National Cherry Blossom Festival ? is a breathtaking illustrated memory of the beauty and fragility of spring. Every year, millions of people from across the country gather in our nation's capital to revel in the beauty of the Cherry Blossoms. This book is a valuable keepsake for visitors of the festival for years to come. Capturing the true essence of spring, award-winning photographer Ron Blunt's striking photography captures the beauty of the festival for all to have the chance to experience the splendor of the blooming cherry blossoms through his photography. This richly illustrated commemorative book is a perfect gift for all those who desire to celebrate this nationally recognized event.