News Topic : "The 40th Hiroshima Flower Festival"
The 40th Hiroshima Flower Festival was held on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of May, which was in the middle of the Golden Week national holidays in Japan.
Starting in 1977 this event is known as one of the largest events in Hiroshima Prefecture. This year's event had more than 1.6million visitors who came to see the fabulous ceremonies, parades, on-stage performances and various souvenir stands.
Hiroshima Prefecture established a Friendship Agreement with the State of Guanajuato, Mexico in 2014, and since then there have been numerous events held to promote their friendship. This event was no different: Mr. Miguel Márquez Márquez, the Governor of the State of Guanajuato, sent a video message directed toward the visitors of the event, cerebrating the anniversary of the Flower Festival. There was also a live performance of a Mariachi band and a special stand of Mexican products that filled the visitors with amazement.
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