Russian cultural festival in Vietnam to be launched hinh anh 1Russian cultural festival in Vietnam to be launched. (Photo:

The 2015 Russian Cultural Festival in Vietnam will be held at the Hanoi-based Cultural and Friendship Palace from September 24-27, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST).

The festival is part of activities to celebrate the 65th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Russia.

In the framework of the festival, leaders from the Russian Ministry of Culture will pay working visits to Vietnam and a number of art performances and exchange programmes will be held.

The event is being organised by the MCST, the People’s Committee of Hanoi and the Russian Embassy in Vietnam.-VNA