Italian ambassador reveals embassy’s future activities hinh anh 1Vietnam cultural festival in July, 2015 (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Italian embassy in Vietnam convened a press briefing in Hanoi on March 16 to update its past and future activities.

Italian Ambassador Cecilia Piccioni informed the press on the embassy’s activities across economics and trade, arts, education and cultural fields.

She said activities joined in by herself and Italian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Carlotta Colli, within the framework of “The Journey” (an Italian Embassy organised fact-finding tour) across the length and breadth of Vietnam, are raising understanding about the development of Vietnamese localities, thereby seeking trade opportunities for Italian firms in Vietnam.

In order to further strengthen educational links, the embassy and the Uni-Italy Vietnam Office in coordination with the Ministry of Education and Training’s Vietnam International Education Department hosted an Italian education festival in Hanoi, attracting over 500 students.

In culture and arts, the Vietnam fashion week was held on February 25-28 and the “Symphony Season” got underway on February 27-28.

A symphony concert will begin on March 22 at the Vietnam Academy of Music and a fashion show is scheduled for March 31 at the embassy.

At the end of the event, the ambassador introduced several traditional Italian dishes for the upcoming Easter holiday.-VNA