In Japan, cherry trees blossom in March and April, when people hold outdoor activities and organize blossom-viewing parties. In Vietnam, from March 10th to 12th, visitors to Hanoi will be able to enjoy the wonderful view of the blossoming Sakura cherries at the statue of King Ly Thai To, near Hoan Kiem Lake.
This is an opportunity for people to enjoy pure beauty of the cherry blossoms as well as for them to obtain a better appreciation for the traditional cultural beauty of Japan.
The event will exhibit some of the best Japanese cherry tree gardens for sightseeing along with many flowers and ornamental trees native to Vietnam. The event aims to popularize the image and cultural beauty of the Japanese land and people to Hanoians, promoting cooperation between Hanoi and Japan in the fields of culture, tourism and economy. The events also comprises a tourism promotion seminar, a photo exhibition, marital art performances, and a tea ceremony.
After the festival, the cherry trees will be transferred to Hoa Binh Park in Bac Tu Liem District, where Japanese experts will continue tending to them. The trees will produce blossoms after just one year, according to the experts.
So, Coming Hanoi with cherry blossom festival, you’ll feel like you’re in Japan.