The embassies of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries in Canada held an ASEAN festival in Ottawa on July 30.

During the event, diplomats and their families participated in friendly competitive events including volleyball and other games. They also enjoyed the traditional foods of each country.

At this year’s festival, the Vietnamese Embassy hosted a tug of war competition with the participation of four teams. Ambassador Le Sy Vuong Ha awarded prizes to winners.

Organised annually to celebrate the anniversary of the establishment of ASEAN, the festival strengthened friendship between member countries./.