At the festival (Source: VNA)

Beijing (VNA) – Traditional Vietnamese art performances, rituals and folk games were among the highlights of the Vietnamese Culture Festival Day on November 22 in Guilin, China.

The event, organised by the Association of Vietnamese Students at Guangxi Teachers Education University, was one of the activities held to mark the 65th founding anniversary of Vietnam – China diplomatic relations and Vietnamese Teachers’ Day (November 20).

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vice Rector of the University Bai Xiao Jun said Vietnamese students make up one of the biggest crowds of overseas students at the University, which serves students from 60 countries across the world.

He hailed the annual event, saying that it helps introduce the essence of Vietnamese culture to local and international friends.

Le Anh Tuan from the General Consulate of Vietnam in Guangxi said the agency has continuously cooperated with the local education sector to encourage Guanxi-based Vietnamese overseas students to study, participate in activities that involve their homeland, preserve and promote their country’s beauty, observe the local regulations, and contribute to fostering the friendship between Vietnam and China.

During the event, participants enjoyed traditional food normally served on Tet (New Year) across Vietnam.-VNA