As part of a three-day event, the Vietnamese movie “The Smell of Green Papaya,” released in 1994 and the first Vietnamese film to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign-Language Film, will be screened three times on August 19 and 20.

An open-air market featuring Vietnamese handicrafts, cooking ingredients, and vegan products will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on August 19 and 20.

On August 19, there will be a book introduction event where the author of “So, Vietnam” will share his experiences visiting a small city in Vietnam.

The event organizer will also showcase and provide opportunities for visitors to experience traditional Vietnamese products and folk games. Visitors can observe the making of lotus lanterns and conical hats, as well as participate in shuttlecock kicking.

Seoul Botanical Park’s director, Kim Dae-seong, stated that the park will offer various programs, including exhibitions and lectures on botanical and cultural themes, throughout the year to attract visitors.