The Vietnamese booth at the festival (Photo": VNA)

Hague (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in the Netherlands joined the embassies of more 100 countries at the sixth festival for embassies in The Hague on September 1.

The event also drew a large number of tourism and foods enterprises as well as professional and amateur artists from different countries.

At the event, Vietnam introduced to international friends its traditional dishes as well as the country’s tourism, handicrafts and folk games for children.

Dancers from the Vietnam Students Association in the Netherlands also performed traditional dances of Vietnam.

The ASEAN corners, featuring foods and cultures of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, left strong impression on visitors.

Addressing the festival, The Hague Deputy Mayor Sakia Bruines said that the event aimed to highlight the similarity and integration of cultures around the globe.

She said that The Hague is an international city for peace and a common house of embassies and international organisations.

According to the organisers, last year, the festival welcomed 50,000 visitors who enjoyed the diverse beauty in culture, tourism and cuisines of participating countries, contributing to fostering their cultural and economic diplomatic relations.-VNA