Nguyen Hue Flower Street, a cultural space for HCM City. (Source: VNA)

Ho Chi Minh City (VNA) – Authorities from HCM City and Gyoengsangbuk province of the Republic of Korea met on December 2 to discuss preparations for the World Culture Festival, which will be organised by Gyoengsangbuk in the Vietnamese city.

Nguyen Thi Thu, Vice Chairwoman of the HCM City People’s Committee, said the festival must ensure the solemnity of the area surrounding President Ho Chi Minh statue and befit the features of the Nguyen Hue walking street.

Thu affirmed the city will create best possible conditions for the festival to take place successfully.

Gyoengsangbuk Deputy Governor Woo Byeong Yoon said the festival will create cultural interaction space via traditional cultural performances of the RoK and countries.

The event also features exhibitions and fairs on the culture and high-quality products from the RoK and countries attending the event.

According to the Deputy Governor, the Gyoengsangbuk side will draw up specific plans for effectively coordinating with Ho Chi Minh City partners to ensure the success of the festival.-VNA