The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Children Festival is being held in Vietnam's capital Hanoi, with the participation of nine children delegations from ASEAN members as well as from China and South Korea.
The second edition of the festival themed "A Journey of Discovery" draws the participation of Chinese and South Korean children for the first time, reported local Ha Noi Moi (New Hanoi) newspaper on Tuesday.
There will be art performances of participating countries' children, and other cultural activities during the festival, reported Ha Noi Moi.
The highlight of this year's festival is the opening art gala on Thursday evening, broadcast live on Vietnam's national television, when children will sing together in "A Song Of Peace."
The ongoing festival opened here Monday evening and it will last till Sunday.
(ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)
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