Shillong's going to be home to the India International Cherry Blossom Festival from 8-11 November 2017, and from the looks of the last one, it's going to be glorious.

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You no longer have to visit Japan to swim through a sea of these beauties. Himalayan cherry blossoms grow wild in the Khasi Hills, and they really are a sight to behold.

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According to The Shillong Times, it is being organised by the Meghalaya government, in association with the Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal, and the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.

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The festival will also have guided night walks under illuminated cherry blossoms, live music, and stalls showcasing the cuisine, wine, arts and craft of the region.

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“The government has planted thousands of cherry blossom trees which are lined up inside beautiful bamboo tree guards for protection,” Chief Minister Mukul M Sangma told The Shillong Times.

It really does look like a pink and white paradise.