Daegu city’s culture, arts introduced in HCM City hinh anh 1(Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – A festival themed “Colours of Daegu City” opened in the evening of November 12 as part of the Ho Chi Minh City-Gyeongju World Culture Expo 2017.

Hundreds of visitors were entertained with artistic and cultural performances by artists from the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s city and students of the Keimyung University.

Speaking at the event, Vice Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem said his city and Daegu set up cooperative and friendship ties in 2015, with encouraging outcomes recorded so far.

He expressed his belief that the two cities will see more cooperation opportunities in the future, adding that mutual understanding between their people will be boosted via cultural and trade exchanges.

Kwon Young Jin, Mayor of Daegu, said Daegu is a “city of culture and art.”

Based on the basis of the established bilateral ties between Daegu and HCM City, their people will become closer through cultural and artistic activities.

Daegu is one of the largest cities in the Republic of Korea, only behind the capital city of Seoul, Busan and Incheon.-VNA