A delegation of 30 Cambodian artists and officials will give three performances in northern Vietnam as part of various activities to celebrate the Cambodian Culture Week 2009 later this month.

The first show to be held in Hanoi ’s Opera House on Dec. 23 will kick off the culture week, according to the Art Performance Organising Centre under the Department of Performing Arts.

The Cambodian artists will also star in another concert in the capital city at the Military Theatre on Dec. 25 and wrap up their tour on Dec. 27 with a show in the northern portal city of Hai Phong.

Tickets to the shows will be distributed free of charge among guests.

During the Cambodian Culture Week, a lot of art performances, exhibitions and film screenings will be held with the aim of bringing the rich and extraordinary folk art of Cambodia to Vietnamese people, thereby fostering the friendship relations between Vietnam and Cambodia .

The first culture week of Cambodia was held in southern Vietnam two years ago./.