VOV.VN - Two members of the Japanese famous band AKB48 will join the race called Kizuna Ekiden 2018 – Run for Traffic Safety around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi on November 18, as part of activities to mark the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic ties.
|Japanese band AKB48
Besides that, Japanese long-distance runner Yoshimi Ozaki, who won the 2008 Tokyo Women’s Marathon will also be participating in the event.
In Kizuna Ekiden Hanoi 2018, Yoshimi will be a member of a special team with number 7777. Her teammates will be Kuroiwa Yuji, Governor of Kanagawa Prefecture, and Khuat Viet Hung, Vice chairman of Vietnam’s National Traffic Safety Committee.
In addition, a cultural festival hosted by Kanagawa Prefecture will be held around Hoan Kiem Lake on November 17-18, it opens to everyone and entry is free.