The Vietnam Festival is back with all the trimmings. Held at Yoyogi Park, the event stage will host the weekend’s performances, stating with a folk art performance featuring ao dai (traditional Vietnam silk tunic). The ao dai show is at 10:00 on Saturday and the opening ceremony will follow at 11am. Dance and band performances will follow throughout the day.
150,00 visitors are expected to attend over the weekend; join them in perusing the 80 stalls of Vietnamese food, drink and merch.
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