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Breakdancing in Hanoi's Lenin Park

| 15 Jul 2009
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15 Jul 2009

Under the gaze of Lenin in the park named in his honour, this morning I watched Hanoi breakdancers in action for the first time. While Lenin Park is a favourite spot for elderly badminton players and tai chi practitioners, today it was this group of young street dancers hitting the hot mid summer tiles.

They looked very impressive to me though I know nothing about this dance form (or any other). Whatever their skill level, they certainly demonstrated plenty of fitness and dexterity.

I'm not sure how long they've been gathering at the park but you might like to look out for them as you head to the War Museum which is across the road or to Uncle Ho's Mausoleum which is a few hundred metres away.
Mark Bowyer
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