The Italian Embassy in Hanoi introduced Italy-Vietnam Cultural Week, part of the Italy-Vietnam progromme 2011, at a press conference in Hanoi on Oct. 19.

The week, taking place from Oct. 14-22, aims to increase mutual understanding, friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Italy , through many cultural, sporting, fashion and music activities, Italian Ambassador Lorenzo Angeloni said.

Within the framework of the week, the “Festival of European Language” was held on Oct. 14-15, and a fashion show will take place on Oct. 22./.