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Artists live up carnival in celebration of Hanoi’s City for Peace recognition
Mai Nguyen 08:20, 2019/07/15
20 years ago, Hanoi was honored by UNESCO with the title during a ceremony held in La Paz, the capital of Bolivia. Hanoi remains the only capital in the Asia-Pacific region being conferred the recognition.
A street carnival with the participation of nearly 100 domestic and foreign artists was held around Hoan Kiem walking street on July 14, part of cultural activities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Hanoi's recognition as a “City for Peace” by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
 
100 domestic and foreign artists to join carnival in celebration of Hanoi’s City for Peace recognition.
100 domestic and foreign artists to join carnival in celebration of Hanoi’s City for Peace recognition.
Domestic and foreign artists joined a parade around the pedestrian streets around Hoan Kiem lake and stopped at Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc square and Hang Khay – Hang Bai intersection. The carnival included dances and circus performances as well as a showcase of  Hanoi’s traditional foods.
On July 13, Hanoi's leaders and representatives from diplomatic missions and international organizations joined a walk for peace and a street festival with the participation of more than 10,000 artists and people.
On the same day, Hanoi also organized a ceremony to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the capital city's ‘City for Peace’ title.
An inauguration of a website with theme “Hanoi – Creative City” and the release of pigeons, representing Hanoians’ aspiration for peace were also held on this occasion, Hanoi's leaders and UNESCO representatives inaugurated the website with theme “Hanoi – Creative City”.
In 1999, Hanoi was honored by the UNESCO with the title during a ceremony held in La Paz, the capital of Bolivia. The city remains the only capital in the Asia-Pacific region to receive the recognition.

 
The carnival included dances and circus performances as well as a showcase of Hanoi’s traditional foods.
The carnival included dances and circus performances as well as a showcase of Hanoi’s traditional foods.
Domestic and foreign artists joined a parade around the pedestrian streets around  Hoan Kiem and stopped at Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc square and Hang Khay – Hai Ba Trung intersection.
Domestic and foreign artists joined a parade around the pedestrian streets around Hoan Kiem and stopped at Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc square and Hang Khay – Hang Bai intersection.
The event was part of cultural activities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Hanoi's recognition as a “City for Peace” by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The event was part of cultural activities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Hanoi's recognition as a “City for Peace” by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
20 years ago, Hanoi was honored by UNESCO with the title during a ceremony held in La Paz, the capital of Bolivia. Hanoi remains the only capital in the Asia-Pacific region being conferred  the recognition.
20 years ago, Hanoi was honored by UNESCO with the title during a ceremony held in La Paz, the capital of Bolivia. Hanoi remains the only capital in the Asia-Pacific region being conferred the recognition.
The programme aims to promote the culture and people of Hanoi to international friends as well as boosting the pride of Hanoians for the peaceful city.
The programme aims to promote the culture and people of Hanoi to international friends as well as boosting the pride of Hanoians for the peaceful city.
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