Second Sakura Tree Planting Held in Hanoi Vietnam
Certified Commemoration Project for 45 Years of Diplomatic Relations Between Vietnam and Japan
200 volunteers planted 500 saplings at second sakura (Cherry blossoms) tree planting event at Hanoi last month, March 10th 2018, as part of environment conservation activities in the capital, including the "Hanoi One-million Tree Planting Project." This event was held in Hoa Binh Peace Park by the AEON Environment Foundation.
This year, 2018 is the year marking the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Japan, and this program has been designated by a certified commemoration project by the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam.
Currently, serious deforestation in some areas and climate change have caused diverse environmental problems and natural disasters, having a big impact on people’s life and production. AEON Environmental Foundation, founded in 1990, has conducted numerous environmental and social conservation activities, including supporting and funding groups which undertake environmental activities like tree planting in Japan and overseas.
Our Tree Planting vision to pursue environmental preservation activities to carry over a world filled with life and nature to the children of the future.
“We are having brought Japan’s most iconic plant to Hanoi, we hope to make the city more beautiful with elegance and purity of sakura flowers.” said Mr. Iwamura Yasutsugu, General Director of AEONMALL Vietnam.
The sakura trees which are planted at this event are from the city of Fukuoka, which shares a similar climate with Hanoi. Previously in March 2017, AEON Mall also planted 200 sakura trees at Hoa Binh Peace Park, and now they are growing up auspiciously.