Information from the organizer of Cherry Blossom Festival in Ho Chi Minh City reveals that this year festival will be held in District 1 for two days, as part of the city's 2012 Tourism Festival, taking place from April 12th to 15h.
This year festival follows the structure of previous ones organized in Hanoi with various exciting activities. Some of them are art performances, Yosakoi march, Japanese sword-fighting and Japanese cuisine, in which the most expected part is the exhibition of real cherry blossom from Japan.
Cherry Blossom Festival has been an annual cultural event in Vietnam since 2009 which was first initiated in Hanoi, and this year moves to Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnamese teenagers posing at the exhibited cherry blossom tree last year festival
Entrance is free for everyone.