10,000 cherry blossoms celebrate Viet Nam, Japan ties
Update: Mar 18, 2016
Some 10,000 branches of cherry blossoms will go on display on March 19-20 at the statue of King Ly Thai To, in Ha Noi as part of activities to mark 43th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Viet Nam and Japan.

The information was unveiled at a March 17 press conference by leaders of the Ha Noi Department of Culture and Sports.

A wide variety of cultural activities are planned in connection with the event including Japanese art of flower arrangement, Japanese film screening, martial arts and dragon dance performances.