10 thousand cherry blossoms adorn Hanoi's central park

17:22 | 24/03/2018
From March 23 to March 25,  the Japanese Cultural Fair 2018 held in celebration of the 45th anniversary of Japanese-Vietnamese diplomatic relations, bringing 10,000 iconic cherry blossoms from "the country of the rising sun" to people living in and visiting Hanoi.
10 thousand cherry blossoms adorn hanois central park

To keep the flowers fresh and hydrated, plant preservation was a significant consideration

10 thousand cherry blossoms adorn hanois central park

The 45th anniversary of Japanese-Vietnamese relations brings a Japanese atmosphere to the Vietnamese capital

10 thousand cherry blossoms adorn hanois central park

A corner of the Japanese cultural fair

10 thousand cherry blossoms adorn hanois central park

The fair revolving around sakura flowers welcomes visitors from 8 PM on March 23 to March 25 in Ly Thai To Park

10 thousand cherry blossoms adorn hanois central park
Vietnam - Japan, a 45-year tie
10 thousand cherry blossoms adorn hanois central park

Visitors were eager to take photographs even before the opening ceremony

10 thousand cherry blossoms adorn hanois central park

The cultural fair offers nature-lovers not only seemingly endless beds of flowers but also a variety of Japanese traditional games

10 thousand cherry blossoms adorn hanois central park

Besides sakura, hundreds of other types of flowers will be displayed at the fair

10 thousand cherry blossoms adorn hanois central park
Another corner inside the Vietnam-Japan cultural fair
10 thousand cherry blossoms adorn hanois central park

Each of the branches was carefully handpicked and delivered from Japan

Hanoi abloom with cherry blossoms on the heels of Lunar New Year 10,000 cherry blossoms celebrate Vietnam, Japan ties

By Sam Huy

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