A performance at the art gala (Photo: VTV)

Hanoi (VNA) – Children from several ASEAN member countries gave 15 performances featuring cultural identities of each nation at an art gala for ASEAN children in Hanoi, which was broadcast live on VTV1 on June 1.

Kaleidoscopic lights and traditional dances from Laos and Indonesia fascinated young audience.

The gala wrapped up with a chorus, which conveyed a message of peace to spectators.

The event was held as part of the Southeast Asian Children’s Festival to welcome International Children’s Day (June 1).

Initiated by Vietnam Television (VTV), the festival aims to enhance friendship, cultural exchange and mutual understanding among ASEAN children.

The festival involved children in a line-up of fascinating activities while introducing Vietnamese and regional culture to international friends.-VNA