Posts Tagged ‘ kiku ’

Chrysanthemum Festivals & Exhibits – Fall 2008

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Events, Parks, Gardens & Nature, Tokyo and Vicinity

The Chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, has a prominent place in Japanese culture and its blooms are celebrated with festivals and exhibits throughout Japan each fall.

Check this listing of events around Japan to find out where you can see these fabulous blooms this fall.

The Chrysanthemum – Of The Highest Order in Japan

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: History & Culture

The Chrysanthemum is a flower of the highest order in Japan – the Emperor’s mon, or seal, is a graphic representation of the bloom and The Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum (pictured in the right) is the most prestigious award that can be bestowed by the Japanese Government.