"My DC" Series ~ Assistant Secretary Marie Royce visits the Cherry Blossoms

April 9, 2019

"My DC" Series ~ Assistant Secretary Marie Royce visits the Cherry Blossoms

Follow along as ECA Assistant Secretary Marie Royce explores her favorite places in the nation's capital, through the MyDC series.

This episode the Assistant Secretary visits the famous Cherry Blossom trees as they bloom around Washington, D.C. In 1912, the trees were a gift from Japan to the United States. Today, they are a beautiful symbol of the friendship between the two countries. Every year, visitors come to Washington to view them at peak bloom.

Learn more about the exciting work, and many opportunities for cultural exchange through the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).

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