(HCMC – Vietnam) From March 3 to March 31, Ho Chi Minh City welcomes visitors worldwide to experience unique splendors of the 9th Ao Dai Festival with a chain of feisty activities at various destinations throughout the city.
The annual festival of Ao Dai is a month-long extravaganza of Vietnam’s rich culture and traditional costumes through a diversity of feisty activities throughout the city. Visitors from all over the world are invited to experience the festival and explore the city. The festival organizers have taken all necessary measures to ensure the safety of visitors, including adherence to COVID-19 guidelines.
This year’s Festival is graced by the presence of esteemed beauty queens such as Miss H’Hen Nie (Miss Universe Vietnam 2017 and Top 5 Miss Universe 2018), Miss Annabelle Mae McDonnell from the Philippines (First Runner-up of Miss Charm 2023), as well as Nguyen Huynh Kim Duyen (Runner-up in Miss Supranational 2022). Joining them are music icons Kyo York, Soobin, Nguyen Phi Hung and other renowned artists.
The festival features an exquisite showcase of Ao Dai collections by celebrated designers such as Si Hoang, Do Trinh Hoai Nam, Lien Huong, Trisha Vo, Viet Hung, Ao Dai Nam Tuyen, Ao Dai artist Trung Dinh, along with Anna Hanh Le, Ella Phan, and Ho Tran Da Thao, etc., each of which celebrates and pays tribute to the unique and distinctive cultural identity of Vietnam.
The highlight of the festival is the vibrant parade of stunning Ao Dai designs that takes place on March 5, 2023, along a pedestrian route from Nguyen Hue to Le Loi, Dong Khoi and other popular tourist attractions. Visitors were enchanted by the colorful and lively parade, which showcased a wide range of Ao Dai designs, from the traditional to the modern. The parade embodies the festival’s festive spirit and promotes Vietnam’s rich culture and heritage.
Wearing Ao Dai for taking photos is a must-have experience during the festival. Tourists can conveniently rent Ao Dai from tailors located throughout the city. Once they wear the traditional Vietnamese costume, they can seamlessly immerse themselves in the crowd on the streets or visit popular tourist spots like the City Post Office and the Ho Chi Minh City Theater to capture unforgettable memories.
While the 9th Ao Dai Festival is undoubtedly a highlight of the Vietnamese tourism calendar, there is so much more to discover beyond the festival. Ho Chi Minh City is a vibrant and exciting city, a perfect blend of modernity and tradition that offers something for every traveler. With its bustling nightlife, renowned street food, iconic landmarks, and rich history, Ho Chi Minh City is an ideal destination for Japanese tourists looking to experience something new this summer. Vietnam offers direct flights from Japan, making travel convenient and efficient.
Ho Chi Minh City boasts the largest airport in Vietnam, Tan Son Nhat Airport, which serves as a major transportation hub for both domestic and international travelers. With an extensive network of direct flights connecting the city to destinations all over the world, it’s a gateway to many other attractions in Vietnam, making it an excellent starting point for any adventure in Vietnam and its neighboring countries.
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