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Vietnam tourism, food spotlighted in Argentina

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A scene from the "Welcome to Vietnam" video by the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry

Buenos Aires (VNA) – The Vietnam Embassy in Argentina organised an event to promote Vietnamese tourism and cuisine in Buenos Aires’ La Plata city on October 20.

Opening the event, Claudio Aguilar, Vice President of the Federation of Hotel and Gastronomy of Argentina (FEHGRA), stressed that Vietnam is a favourite destination of Argentineans for its cultural diversity and scenic sites.

The country’s history and food are also a big draw to international tourists, he said.

A representative from the Vietnam Embassy introduced to participants Vietnam’s history, culture, UNESCO-recognised heritage, and tourist destinations, saying room for the two countries’ tourism cooperation remains extensive.

The event featured various tourism publications, the screening of the “Welcome to Vietnam” video by the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry, and traditional Nem (spring rolls).

A day earlier, hundreds of Vietnamese and Argentinean students gathered in a cultural exchange at Cordoba city.-VNA
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