Cultural exchange fosters ties between Vietnam and India hinh anh 1Delegates at the festival (Source: VNA)

Artists from Vietnam and India have joined a traditional art performance on October 31 in an Indian city as part of activities planned to mark the 43rd anniversary of two countries’ diplomatic ties.

The show forms part of the seventh Vietnam-India People-to-people Festival, which took place from October 27 to November 1 in Karnataka state’s Tumkur city.

It saw the participation of crowds of delegates, artists from the two nations and an audience of thousands.

The delegates hailed the solidarity and traditional friendship between the two nations and peoples.

President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations Vu Xuan Hong said Vietnam would never forget the support Indian people gave Vietnam in its past struggle.

He also expressed admiration for the achievements India has made, affirming that the two peoples had done their utmost to support each other in the past and in current nation-building efforts.

The same day, the Vietnamese delegation participated in exchanges with a number of Indian socio-political organisations and educational institutions.-VNA