An art performance by overseas Vietnamese people in Egypt is broadcast live on Nile TV (Source: VNA)

Cairo (VNA) – An art performance by overseas Vietnamese people in Egypt was broadcast live on the cultural channel of the local State-run Nile TV on June 11.

The event, which featured performances of traditional Vietnamese melodies and dances along with a costume show and cuisine demonstration, drew large crowds of Egyptian people.

In an interview granted to Nile TV, Vietnamese Ambassador to Egypt Do Hoang Long introduced the culture of Vietnam as well as the achievements the country has made over the past 30 years.

He highlighted the growing cooperation between the two nations in economics, trade, culture and education.

The Vietnamese diplomat also attached significance to the event, saying that it helps promote the beauty of the landscapes and people of Vietnam to Egyptian people, thus laying the foundation for bilateral cooperation activities.

Over the past years, the Embassy of Vietnam in Egypt has organised numerous activities to boost cultural exchanges between Vietnam and Egypt, such as water puppet shows, photo exhibitions and presenting books on Vietnam to local libraries.-VNA