The event was jointly organized by the Vietnam-Japan Friendship Association in Hanoi and the Embassy of Japan in Vietnam. It took place at Dong Da district’s culture, information, and sports center.

According to Kamitani Naoko, the director of the Japan Information and Culture Center at the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam, regular cultural exchange activities have greatly contributed to a better understanding between Vietnamese and Japanese people.

The festival featured a wide range of activities, including the third Vietnamese Haiku poetry seminar, which brought together 50 members from the Haiku poetry club under the Vietnam-Japan Friendship Association and other clubs from across the country. There was also a seminar on the management of cherry blossom trees in Hanoi.

The highlight of the event was a photo exhibition showcasing Vietnam-Japan relations through 4B lens, displaying 50 photographs depicting the culture, landscapes, and people of both countries.

Participants were also able to engage in calligraphic works and watch martial art performances.

A special art performance by the Hanoi Freude Choir, consisting of 14 Vietnamese and Japanese artists, provided a memorable experience for the audience.