Thu. Feb 22nd, 2024

The 2013 Cherry Blossom Festival will be held at the Lan Be park in Ha
Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh on April 11-13.

Themed “A Japanese cultural feature in Ha Long”, the event is part of
activities to mark the 40 th anniversary of the establishment of
diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Japan (September 21) and
Vietnam-Japan Friendship Year.

The festival, the first
of its kind held in Quang Ninh province, aims to promote cultural
exchange, friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

The festival will include a showcase of 100 Hikan cherry branches
shipped from Nago city, Okinawa prefecture, and five Garyuu cherry trees
from Takayama city, Gifu prefecture, said the Quang Ninh
provincial People’s Committee and the Department of Information and
Communications on April 2.

There will also be a
trade fair to introduce handicraft products, tourism services and
special foods, art performances, and an exhibition of art paintings and
portrait drawings.

On this occasion, Japan will present 100 cherry trees to Ha Long city to plant in Lan Be park.-VNA

By vivian