May 6, 2013
On Saturday, May 4, AIP Foundation, in collaboration with Hanoi Traffic Safety Committee and Hanoi Department of Education and Training, hosted a “Kids love helmets” family day in the Hanoi Botanic Gardens.
The event was part of the national campaign, “Children also need a helmet” to increase motorcycle helmet wearing among Vietnamese children, by engaging parents, children, and road safety stakeholders in traffic safety games and activities. The first “Kids love helmets” family day was held in Ho Chi Minh City on March 24 and attracted more than 5,000 participants.
Children and parents learned about the importance of helmets, how to wear helmets correctly, and other traffic safety topics through interactive games and by hearing directly from road safety stakeholders and celebrity ambassadors; singer, Thai Thuy Linh and actor, Tu Long. Attendees also enjoyed the performances from two young stars Duc Anh Doremi and Vietnam’s Got Talent winner Đăng Quân. More than 1,000 people attended the event, including children and parents, local authorities, and road traffic safety stakeholders.
Read the press release and check out the photos!