Vietnamese history and people have become the theme of a workshop held
within the framework of the “World Culture Day” in Gretz-Armainvilliers
city, France, on March 23 and 24.
saw the attendance of the city’s Mayor Jean-Paul Garcia and Deputy Mayor
Christian Bourdeille, Vietnamese Ambassador to France Duong Chi Dung,
The first workshop on Vietnam in
Gretz-Armainvilliers was chaired by historian Alain Ruscio, who is a
close friend of Vietnamese people and a researcher of Vietnamese
history, culture and civilisation.
Ruscio gave a
presentation on distinctive cultural features in various regions in
Vietnam, important landmarks in the country’s history and
Vietnam-France traditional cooperation.
Ambassador Dung said the
workshop was a highlight among activities organised by the city to
celebrate 40 years of the two countries’ diplomatic ties.
Before the event, Dung planted a commemorative tree and launched activities in respond to the “World Culture Day”.-VNA