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Ho Chi Minh City hosts Busan Day

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Busan Day in Ho Chi Minh City – a festival to promote cultural identities of Busan city and the Republic of Korea – was held on July 25, drawing the participation of thousands of local people.

The event offered participants a chance to take part in folk games, explore the Korean paper folding art, pose for photos with the traditional costume of Hanbok, watch Taekwondo performances, and enjoy dances.

There were stands introducing Busan’s achievements and Korean cosmetic products.

Le Manh Ha, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, said since the two cities established their twin relationship, bilateral cooperation has been strengthened, primarily in the exchange of personnel, training and security.

Kim Jong-hae, Vice Mayor of Busan, said the festivities will help people of the two cities better understand their cultures, so as to cement their ties and seek ways to develop them in the future.

HCM City and Busan will celebrate the 20 th anniversary of cooperative ties in 2015.-VNA
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