Vietnamese culture, tradition and landscapes have been vividly depicted on 40 large photos on display in Maputo, Mozambique from March 23-28.

The event kick-started a wide range of activities marking the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Mozambique (June 25, 1975).

Opening the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Mozambique Nguyen Van Trung introduced UNESCO-recognised Vietnamese landscapes as well as local culture and festivals to diplomatic officials, representatives from international organisations, city authorities, local friends and the overseas Vietnamese community.

Maputo representative Chadreque praised the art works taken by photographers Viet Thanh, Hai Thinh and Le Bich, saying the photos made a strong impression on him and visitors.

The works feature Vietnam as a country with unique beauty, cultural diversity and peaceful and friendly attitudes.

The photos will be showcased around Maputo and in other cities to reach international friends in Mozambique.-VNA