Vietnam has presented its way of serving and drinking tea at the Asia-Pacific Heritage Month Festival that opened at Stony Brook University in New York , on May 12.

The performance attracted about 150 visitors to enjoy Vietnam ’s tea and learn how to make tea, according to organising board.

Additionally, Vietnam introduced the traditional dress, handicraft items and gave performances of conical hat dances and traditional music at the festival, which drew the participation of the staff of the Vietnamese permanent representative delegation to the United Nations, the Vietnamese Consulate General, the Vietnam Trade Promotion centre and Vietnamese students.

This year’s festival gathered 11 countries and territories in Asia and the Pacific, namely Vietnam , India , Japan , the Republic of Korea , Pakistan , the Philippines , Thailand , Nepal , Bangladesh , mainland China and Taiwan .

May is named the month of Asia in the US with festivals honouring cultures of Asian-Pacific nations and territories.-VNA