Impression of Friendship Journey 2022
International guests join in games and activities of Vietnamese traditional culture.
The Friendship Journey 2022 is part of annual activities aiming to help visitors explore local culture and cuisine through field trips.
The Hanoi Times will bring you the quintessence of Vietnamese traditional culture through a variety of activities.
| A group of Danish guests welcomed in Tuan Chau Ecopark, Quoc Oai District, Hanoi.|
|Delegates in the student exchange program. |
| Foreigners practice Cheraw dance. |
| Cheraw dance attracts kids.|
| Mandarin Square Capturing, a traditional game. |
| Quan ho folk songs, UNESCO recognized Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, performed on the trip. |
| A local in traditional dress. |
| Nguyen Ba Thanh, a 8th grader of Sai Son Secondary School, feels happy to be part of the locals to introduce traditional games and practice English. |
Pure white lotus season in Hanoi
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