Renowned artists from Russia enthralled audience in the southern province of Binh Duong with their special performance on November 16 as part of the Russian Culture Days in Vietnam.

Among guests at the event were Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Andrey G. Kovtun, Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Vu Minh Sang and Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Thanh Cung.

More than 800 local people had a chance to enjoy songs and dances featuring the distinctive culture of Russia and its people.

Binh Duong was the third leg of the Russian art troupe during the Russian Cultural Days in Vietnam, after Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

The event takes place on the occasion of the 96 th anniversary of Russia ’s October Revolution (November 7, 1917-2013) and aims to realise a 2013-2015 cultural cooperation programme between Vietnam and Russia.-VNA