CULTURE Updated at 11:14:21 11/08/2019  (Views:  465 )
Vietnam to host Asia-Pacific Bon

Vietnam to host Asia-Pacific Bonsai and Suiseki Festival

The 15th Asia – Pacific Bonsai and Suiseki (natural stone art work) Festival will be held at the Suoi Tien Amusement Park in Ho Chi Minh City from November 15-18, with the participation of over 50 countries and territories.

Many natural stone art works will be showcased at the festival.

This is the first time Vietnam has organised the large-scale Bonsai and Suiseki.

This year’s event featured nearly 1,000 ornamental artworks from 40 provinces and cities around the host country as well as over 250 Suiseki works.

Notably, more than 100 art photos of bonsais by both domestic and international artisans will be showcased at the festival.

A wide variety of other unique activities will also be held during the four-day event, including a contest of Bonsai works from Vietnam, performances of making Bonsai by Vietnamese and international artisans, an award ceremony to honour outstanding Bonsai and Suiseki artworks, trade pavilions of bonsais, tours to go sightseeing in the City and a workshop.

The biennial festival will offer an opportunity to promote the image of the land and people and culture of Vietnam to international friends.

Source: NDO

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