Japan – Vietnam Festival Returns to Ho Chi Minh City

The 9th Japan - Vietnam Festival, jointly organized by the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee and the Festival Organizing Committee (Japan), will take place from March 9-10 at September 23rd Park in HCMC.


Under the motto “Holding hands together,” the 9th Japan – Vietnam Festival continues to strengthen the relationship between Vietnam and Japan through cultural diplomacy and people-to-people exchange activities.

Aki Toujin, a professional Yosakoi group from Japan, will be performing at the 9th Japan – Vietnam Festival. Photo: People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City

The festival will showcase meaningful and breathtaking art performances, as well as offer cultural, culinary, tourism, sports, and other interesting activities. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with famous characters from both real life and anime, bridging the gap between Japan and Vietnam. Additionally, numerous gifts will be prepared for guests during the festival.

The Japan – Vietnam Festival is an annual cultural exchange event in Ho Chi Minh City. After 8 successful editions, the festival has become a significant cultural event, symbolizing the friendly relations between the two countries in general and between Ho Chi Minh City and Japanese localities in particular.

Charlotte Pho