An art performance to mark the 40 th anniversary of Vietnam-India diplomatic ties and the fifth anniversary of the two countries’ strategic partnership took place in Hanoi on October 14.

The event was jointly held by the Hanoi Union of Friendship Organisations and the Indian Embassy in Vietnam .

Speaking at the event, Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Ranjit Rae highlighted the increasing developments in the multifaceted relations between the two countries, especially in culture.

Since 2008, the two countries have taken turns holding the Vietnam-India People Friendship Festival, as well as shared experiences in organising people friendship activities.-VNA