13th Vietnamese Students’ Day in RoK held hinh anh 1An art performance at the 13th Vietnamese Student Day (Source: VNA)

Seoul (VNA) – More than 1,000 Vietnamese students across the Republic of Korea (RoK) came together for the 13th Vietnamese Student Day on November 19 at Seoul University.

Speaking at the event, Deputy Foreign Minister Vu Hong Nam, head of the National Committee for Overseas Vietnamese, applauded programmes initiated by the Vietnam Students Association in Korea (VSAK) to contribute to the homeland, such as fund-raising activities to assist disaster-hit victims.

He expressed his hope that events like the Vietnamese Student Day will be held regularly to help promote Vietnam’s culture to international friends.

Vietnamese Ambassador to the RoK Nguyen Vu Tu lauded the efforts of Vietnamese students in the RoK, believing that they will continue contributing to Vietnam’s nation building and safeguarding and act as a bridge helping develop Vietnam-RoK relations.

The Vietnamese Student Day is held annually by the VSAK, aiming to promote Vietnam’s culture and to tighten bilateral ties.

Art performances praising the beauty of Vietnam’s land and people took place during the event, together with different folk games.

Currently, there are about 15,000 Vietnamese students in the RoK.-VNA