A Vietnamese booth at the fair (Source: http://www.nguoivietodessa.com)
Moscow (VNA) – Many Vietnamese enterprises and associations in Kharkov and Odessa cities of Ukraine are displaying their products at the country’s traditional trade fair Sorochinsky Yarmarok in central province of Poltava, which has been organised annually in mid-August since the 18th century.

On showcase at Vietnam’s booths are traditional farm produce and foods, herbal medicines, handicrafts, and cultural and tourism products.

Visitors to the event, which runs until August 21, also have a chance to enjoy Vietnamese traditional songs and dances, which are performed by the Vietnamese community in Kharkov and Odessa.

Vietnamese booths at the fair have attracted a large number of visitors including Poltava governor Valery Golovko, who came to learn about Vietnam’s socio-economic development and the country’s key export products.

Director of the fair Olga Oleshko praised Vietnam’s participation in the fair in the last two years, saying that she hopes Vietnam will continue to join the fair in following years.

Covering an area of 16.2 hectares, this year’s fair draws the participation of over 1,000 businesses, small traders and craftsmen, who presented various commodities such industrial products, handicrafts and souvenirs.

Many artists and art troupes nationwide also performed at the fair, bringing animated and colourful atmosphere to the event.-VNA