The “Vietnamese Cultural Days” in Russia has successfully concluded
after an impressive performance in Yaroslav city – its third destination
after Moscow and St. Petersburg.
week-long event, ended on June 30, both Russian friends and overseas
Vietnamese in the country were feasted with Vietnamese traditional music
and dance, Vovinam martial arts demonstration, Ao Dai (long dress) show
and Russian songs performed by Vietnamese singers.
It also included a number of activities such as a lacquer painting
exhibition, a round-table seminar on cultural cooperation between the
two countries, a tourism promotion programme and a Vietnamese film week.
Jointly held by Vietnam ’s Ministry of Culture,
Sports and Tourism and Russia ’s Ministry of Culture, it was part of
the regular cultural cooperation between Vietnam and Russia , which
offered a chance for people of both sides to get a deeper understanding
of each other’s cultural identity and artistic beauty.
Earlier, the Vietnamese delegation headed by Minister of Culture,
Sports and Tourism had a meeting with Yaroslav city’s leaders who
highlighted the cooperation potential between the city and Vietnamese
localities, especially in culture and tourism.
The two sides also discussed ways to beef up their partnership in sports and sport training.
During the past 15 years, Yaroslav city has set up ties with many
Vietnamese cities and provinces, especially Da Nang city, while two-way
trade between the city and Vietnam has also risen dramatically in the
last 10 years.-VNA