Japanese designs in spotlight at HCMC exhibition

An exhibition on Japanese design will be held in HCMC in November under the auspices of the Mekong Japan Exchange Year.

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchanges in Vietnam will organize an exhibition on design in Ho Chi Minh City in November as part of the Mekong Japan Exchange Year the country is celebrating the Indochina region.

Japan Design Today 100 will showcase contemporary Japanese design through a selection of around 100 everyday products used since the 1950s.

These will include clothes, lighting, tables and chairs, mobile phones, vehicles, and others.

It will also offer an explanation for the success of Japanese products and provide Vietnamese an opportunity to know about present-day Japanese life.
The exhibition will remain open from the 14th to the 24th at the Ho Chi Minh City Exhibition House at 92 Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1. Ticket will be free.

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