ROK-Viet Nam cultural festival opens in Daejon
Update: Sep 19, 2017
A cultural festival opened Sunday, September 17,in the city of Daejon as part of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the Republic of Korea and Viet Nam.

Counsellor Tran Anh Vu from the Viet Nam Embassy delivered the opening address at the event attended by hundreds of local and foreign dignitaries along with members of the Overseas Vietnamese community.

This year's event covers a diverse spectrum of fields from culture, education, food, tourism, sports and diplomacy and is the largest in scale that has been organized so far in celebration of the anniversary of relations between the two countries, noted Mr Vu.

Many young Vietnamese will participate in the events with an innovative spirit and we hope that Korean young people will especially appreciate the cultural heritages and creative endeavours of Viet Nam,he added.

It is the Viet Nam government’s sincere hope that the upcoming events will open a new horizon for which Koreans and Vietnamese will be able to experience each other’s culture through a variety of events.

Opening the festival, traditional Vietnamese song and dance performance were held to commemorate the 25th anniversary and the food was specially flown in from Viet Nam and prepared by Vietnamese chefs.