Vietnam-Korea Lantern Cultural Festival to light up Hoan Kiem Lake

The Vietnam-Korea Lantern Cultural Festival kicked off at Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square and Hoan Kiem Lake pedestrian zone, Hanoi on September 10.
The Vietnam-Korea Lantern Cultural Festival kicks off. (Photo: VNA)
The Vietnam-Korea Lantern Cultural Festival, organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the RoK Embassy in Vietnam, is the first of a series of cultural exchanges to mark the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. (Photo: VNA)
Lanterns light up the Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square. (Photo: VNA)
With the meaning “Vietnam-Korea light up the future together”, the event started at 7pm on September 9 with an exhibition of traditional Cheongsa Chorong lanterns of South Korea and traditional Hoi An lanterns of Vietnam. (Photo: VNA)
An art performance at the festival. (Photo: VNA)
The program gathers many artists who are admired by young people such as Hyolyn and MCND from South Korea, and Hoang Thuy Linh, Duc Phuc, and Suni Ha Linh from Vietnam. (Photo: VNA)
A chorus of Vietnamese and RoK children at the festival. (Photo: VNA)
The lamp-lighting ceremony creates a brilliant lantern path along with performances of "Dynamite" (BTS) and "Heal The World" (Michael Jackson) performed by the Vietnamese- Korean children choir. (Photo: VNA)
Lanterns light up the Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square. (Photo: VNA)
Korean Ambassador Park Noh-wan said that the organizing board wanted to send wishes for a happy future to the people of the two countries. "The Vietnam-Korea Lantern Cultural Festival takes place right on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Hanoi, promising a variety of experience programs, unique lights and sounds, and extremely attractive performances,” said the Ambassador. (Photo: VNA)
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