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Japanese artists are performing Yosakoi traditional dance (Photo:VNA)

A Vietnam-Japan cultural exchange was held at the Tay Nguyen University in Buon Ma Thuot city of the Central Highlands province Dak Lak on September 4.

The event attracted the participation of representatives from the Central Highlands Steering Committee, the Consulate General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City, local agencies and departments, and nearly 500 students from the university.

Organised by the Vietnam-Dak Lak Friendship Association’s Dak Lak’s chapter, the programme honoured the 42nd anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Japan (September 21) and aimed to strengthen bonds between the two countries’ people while disseminating thel unique and diversified culture of ethnic groups in Dak Lak.

The event was also expected to open cooperation possibilities in culture and economy between Japan and Dak Lak and other Central Highlands provinces.

It featured various art performances by Vietnamese and Japanese artists, a quiz on the two countries’ culture for students, plus a Japanese tea ceremony.-VNA