Japan-Vietnam festival in HCM City expected to attract 180,000

Update: August, 12/2016 - 11:03

HCM CITY — The fourth annual Japanese festival will take place between November 18 and 20 in HCM City.

The Japan-Vietnam Festival 2016, to be held at the September 23 Park, is a cultural exchange program aimed at promoting tourism in Việt Nam and Japan.

Apart from art and entertainment performances, the festival will feature investment and trade events.

Takebe Tsutomu, a special advisor to the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance, and head of the organizing committee, said he expected the number of visitors to the upcoming festival to reach 180,000, up from 150,000 last year. — VNS

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