Festivals - Events in the locations
When it comes to celebrations and festivals, the most noteworthy festival that happens in Hiroshima is the Hiroshima Flower Festival. This unique festival that takes place during the 3rd and 5th day in the month of May every year has been started since 1977. The festival happens during the golden week. Although the name emphasizes on the flowers only, but this festival also celebrates greenery along with music.
The other festival that happens in the city of Hiroshima is the Peace Memorial Ceremony. This is to commemorate the tragic day of 6th August and is held on the same day only. The city would stop all activities at 8:15 AM every year 6th August and would float lanterns in the river during the evening to pray for soothing the souls of the poor victims of the atomic bomb.