HA NOI (VNS) — The Hanami (Cherry Blossom) Festival will take place from February 11-13 at Bao Son Paradise Park on the outskirts of Ha Noi.
Visitors will have a chance to enjoy real cherry blossom trees from Japan, and take part in a variety of traditional Japanese activities like yosakoi dancing and taiko drum performances. The highlight of the festival will be a costume contest for young Vietnamese people.
The festival aims to introduce Japan's cultural beauty to Vietnamese people, and promote cultural exchanges between the two countries on the occasion of Lunar New Year. — VNS