An art performance at the celebration in Russia (Source: VNA)

Moscow (VNA) – Overseas Vietnamese at the Pushkin State Russian Language Institute in Moscow hosted an art show on February 21 to celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet).

The event was attended by Minister-Counselor Lai Ngoc Doan from the Embassy of Vietnam in Russia, President Vitaly Grigorevich Kostomarov and teachers of the institute and hundreds of Vietnamese students in Russia.

Addressing the function, on behalf of the Embassy, Doan extended Tet greetings to all participants and thanked to the institute’s leaders for organising the event.

For his part, the institute’s President spoke highly of Vietnam – Russia relations, saying that more than 100 Vietnamese students at the institute are enhancing the two nations’ friendship.

He expressed his hope that more Vietnamese will learn Russia, and vice versa.

Participants also enjoyed a photo exhibition and Vietnamese food during the event.-VNA