Vietnam-France peace and friendship festival
Update: Aug 02, 2009
The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Vietnam-France Friendship Association (VFFA) held a peace and friendship festival at the Hanoi Children’s Palace on July 30.

The event was organised on the 220th anniversary of France’s National Day (on July 14), the 10th anniversary of recognizing Hanoi as a peace city, the 55th anniversary of the capital’s liberation and the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.

Present at the festival were members of VFFA and a large numbers of pupils and students from schools and universities around the capital.

Looking towards the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi, the VFFA’s Hanoi branch is scheduled to pay a visit to France, in September to promote the event with activities such as an ao dai exhibition, the publication of book on Hanoi gastronomy translated into 6 foreign languages.