Cherry-blossom viewing picnic is popular event in April.
Cherry blossoms are loved by Japanese. It’s only bloom for a short time, usually for only a week. People enjoy food and drink with family or friend under the cherry blossoms.
Every year, a festival is held when it is the best time to see the cherry trees all over japan.
Nagahama Hikiyama-Matsuri which is the one of the Japan’s three biggest Dashi festival, is held in Shiga prefecture.