HA NOI (VNS) — The Japanese cultural festival "Ake Ome! 2014" will take place at the Viet Nam Exhibition Centre in Giang Vo Street, Ha Noi on December 29.
The event will include around 40 stands to present foods, toys and specific handicraft products such as cold soba noodles, kadomatsu (a traditional Japanese decoration of the New Year) and carp lantern.
People will also take part in many interesting activities to celebrate New Year, like drawing eyes for Daruma dolls or wearing Japanese traditional costume Yukata, among many others.
"Ake Ome" is proceeded from the phrase "Akemashite Omedetou", which means "Happy New Year" in Japanese. — VNS