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Springwatch in Japan: Cherry Blossom Time

Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and James Wong join the lively cherry blossom celebrations taking place across Japan this spring.

Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and James Wong join the lively cherry blossom celebrations taking place across Japan this spring.

The blossom, or sakura, is one of the world's most stunning seasonal wonders, with blankets of pink flowers sweeping across the country.

Whilst James looks at the history of this famous festival, Chris and Michaela discover the wildlife that live alongside the blossom. And all three find themselves partying with the crowds of Japanese 'blossom watchers'.

59 minutes

Last on

Sat 6 May 2017 17:25

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Chris Packham
Presenter Michaela Strachan
Presenter James Wong
Producer Rowan Crawford
Director Karen Thomas

Broadcasts

  • Fri 21 Apr 2017 20:30
  • Sat 6 May 2017 14:00
  • Sat 6 May 2017 15:20
  • Sat 6 May 2017 17:25

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