4th Vietnamese Community Festival opens in RoK’s Daejeon city hinh anh 1Cultural performance held within the fourth Vietnamese Community Festival in Daejeon city on September 17.
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Seoul (VNA)
– A string of activities highlighting the culture of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) was included in the fourth Vietnamese Community Festival held in Daejeon city on September 17.

Under the auspices of the Vietnam Embassy in the RoK, the event aims to create a space for Vietnamese people in the host country to enjoy and experience cultural exchange while nudging Vietnamese gorgeous features closer to international friends.

The festival is also part of the activities to mark 72nd anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day and the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Folk games, traditional cuisine, contest for children from multicultural families and traditional costume show were the larger part of the festival.

Counsellor Tran Anh Vu from the Vietnamese Embassy in the RoK lauded the festival organisation in Daejeon - the city of technologies, an ideal environment for Vietnamese students and labourers.

He thanked Daejeon city’s authorities for supporting the Vietnamese community in the past years, affirming that the Vietnamese Embassy is willing to connect the RoK city with Vietnamese organisations and localities to promote the strategic partnership relations between the two countries.

The Vietnamese People Community in Daejeon has joined hands with the Vietnamese People Community and the Vietnamese Students Association in the RoK to organise a line-up of activities, including teaching Vietnamese for children of multicultural families, raising money to help disadvantaged Vietnamese in the host country and arranging the Tet celebration for Vietnamese expats, to connect the Vietnamese in the RoK.-VNA