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Photos from Sunday 13th annual Cherry Blossom Festival on Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan. Every year, Yokosuka Naval Base opens its gates to the public and allows more than 5,000 people to join in celebrating the annual event:

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Japanese citizens and military members enjoy the festivities at the 13th annual Cherry Blossom Festival on Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, on Sunday.

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Guests to the Cherry Blossom Festival take a break by the base seawall facing Mikasa park.

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Japanese citizens and military members enjoy the festivities at the Cherry Blossom Festival.

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Yokosuka’s fire department members hand out balloons during Sunday’s Cherry Blossom Festival.

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A member of a Japanese ceremonial drum team performs during the Cherry Blossom Festival.

Wayne LeGrand / U.S. Navy

Members of a Japanese ceremonial drum team performs during the Cherry Blossom Festival.

Wayne LeGrand / U.S. Navy

Lt. Cmdr. Keith Maly and his son, James, talk to one of the five mascots during the Cherry Blossom Festival on Sunday.

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