The 8 th Vietnamese Students’ Festival got underway at Soongsil University in the Republic of Korea (RoK) on October 14.

Held annually by the Vietnam Students’ Association in the RoK (VSAK), the event provides a platform for students from Vietnam and the RoK to meet and exchange.

According to VSAK’s Chairman, Nguyen Ngoc Hoan, the association has made every effort possible to promote student movements in the RoK in recent years, including providing assistance to Vietnamese people who live and work in the RoK, especially multicultural families.

The VSAK has also organised a host of activities to raise funds for disadvantaged children back in Vietnam , Hoan added.

On addressing the event, Vietnam ’s Ambassador to the RoK, Tran Trong Toan, said he hoped that the VSAK, along with the Vietnamese Association in the RoK, will continue to promote Vietnam , its people and countryside to international friends.

On the occasion, Toan presented certificates of merit to teams and individuals who have made an active contribution to VSAK’s activities in recent years.-VNA