Japan-Viet Nam festival in Ho Chi Minh City expected to attract 180,000
Update: Aug 15, 2016
The fourth annual Japanese festival will take place between November 18 and 20 in Ho Chi Minh City.

The Japan-Viet Nam Festival 2016, to be held at the September 23 Park, is a cultural exchange program aimed at promoting tourism in Viet Nam and Japan.

Apart from art and entertainment performances, the festival will feature investment and trade events.

Takebe Tsutomu, a special advisor to the Japan-Viet Nam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance, and head of the organizing committee, said he expected the number of visitors to the upcoming festival to reach 180,000, up from 150,000 last year.