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Cherry Blossom Time

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CHERRY BLOSSOM TIME (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Cherry Blossom Book

1- 8 1L+2M change places RH and cast to partner's place while 1M+2L set and dance down/up 1 place, 1s+2s dance RH across
9-16 1L+2M change places LH and cast to original places while 1M+2L set and dance to original places, 1s+2s dance LH across
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance LSh reels of 3 on own sides
25-32 1M+2M also 1L+2L turn LH 1½ times and 1s+3s dance RH across

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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Cherry blossom time is April to May.

A cherry blossom is a flower of many trees of genus Prunus. The most well-known species is the Japanese cherry, Prunus serrulata, which is commonly called sakura.

Cherry blossom trees are widely distributed, especially in the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere including Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Mainland China, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Myanmar, Thailand and West Siberia.

The cherry blossom is considered the national flower of Japan (along with the chrysanthemum).

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Cherry Blossom
Cherry Blossom In Kensington Gardens, London

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