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The festival was opened by a musical performance by British military band along streets in downtown Hanoi on Saturday morning. The instrumentalists performed in front of Dong Xuan market. (Photo credit: UK in Vietnam Facebook)
On Saturday afternoon, they performed at the official opening ceremony of the UK Festival (Photo credit: UK in Vietnam Facebook)
With nearly 60 stalls displaying British products related to education, healthcare, finance, retail, tourism, sustainable development, sports, culture, and cuisine, the festival became an ideal date for those who want to immerse themselves in the vibrant and British festive vibe (Photo: Bao Tram)
Festival-goers had the opportunity to enjoy British cuisine. Assisted by Vietnamese food blogger Phan Anh, Ambassador Iain Frew showed off his skills in making traditional British scones with Hanoi’s autumn flavors. (Photo: Bao Tram)
The Chevening stall offered the information about the UK government's global scholarship program and a chance to talk with Chevening alumni. (Photo credit: UK in Vietnam Facebook)
(Photo credit: UK in Vietnam Facebook)
Young people seemed to embrace themselves in the British Council’s fun activities and the festival vibrant atmosphere. (Photo credit: UK in Vietnam Facebook)
It’s great news for Harry Potter fans because the legendary Hogwarts Express officially arrived at the UK festival. Departing from the "new branch" of Platform 9 ¾ located at the UK Festival in Hanoi, the Hogwarts Express would then bring wizards in Vietnam back to Hogwarts! (Photo credit: UK in Vietnam Facebook)
(Photo credit: UK in Vietnam Facebook)
The UK is famous worldwide for a healthcare system. A British health exhibition was held at the festival to offer free health advice, lung cancer screening instructions, lung check-up vouchers at major hospitals, and gifts from UK famous brands.
The headline of the event was a music night featuring the renowned British boy band 911 and other artists. The band of the 1990s has become more popular among Vietnamese young people following their collaboration with Vietnamese singer Duc Phuc in “I do”. (Photo courtesy of the producer)
At this festival the three members of 911 teamed up with Orange, a Gen Z - Vietnamese singer. (Photo credit: UK in Vietnam Facebook)

Experiencing a true Britain in Hanoi

(VOVWORLD) - It’s true to say that the weather in Hanoi was not as hot as the atmosphere of the UK Festival 2023 at the weekend. The locals in Hanoi and visitors were treated with the best experience of Britain right in the capital city.

Bao Tram