An annual festival to promote Japanese culture will be held this weekend in Ho Chi Minh City, local media reported.
The “Japan Festival in Vietnam” event will take place at September 23rd Park in District 1. Admission is free.
A wide range of cultural activities will take place at the event, including a karaoke singing contest, performances from Japanese and Vietnamese singers and bands, cosplay and origami performances.
There will be more than 90 kiosks from 66 companies and 26 organizations.
The event is expected to attract around 120,000 visitors, up from last year's 105,000 people.
The Japan Festival in Vietnam was first held in 2013.