Ha Long Bay (Source: VNA)

Mexico (VNA) – Vietnamese cultural heritage was on show at a get-together among local students and teachers in San Miguel de Allende City, Guanajuato state, Mexico on May 12.

During the event, Dao Van Dung from the Embassy of Vietnam in Mexico briefed participants on Vietnamese culture, affirming that the Party and the State of Vietnam work to preserve the cultural heritage recognised by UNESCO.

He also introduced the landscapes and people of Vietnam, Vietnam’s visa procedures, and highlighted trade exchanges between the two countries.

President of the Coordinating Council of Enterprises of San Miguel de Allende Luis Ferro de la Sota expressed his admiration of Vietnam’s landscapes, such as the UNESCO recognised Ha Long bay and Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park.

He called on the embassy to organise exchanges between Vietnamese and Mexican students to enhance their mutual understanding.

Two documentaries entitled “Welcome to Vietnam”, and “Vietnam – the hidden beauty” were also screened at the event.

San Miguel de Allende, with a population of nearly 100,000 people, was recognised as a world cultural heritage site in 2008 by UNESCO.-VNA