The essence of Vietnamese culture was presented at an ASEAN-China Cultural Day recently held in the British city of Glasgow by the local Vietnamese Student Association (Vietsoc).

The event was part of a special diversity week hosted by Strathclyde University to celebrate cultural differences, said Luong Thi Thuy Linh from the organisation board.

Traditional costumes, cultural performances, cuisine and handicrafts were featured at the occasion, drawing particular attention, said Hoang Ngoc Tram, Vietsoc Glasgow President.

According to Linh, Naseem Anwar, the university’s Equality and Diversity Manager, expressed his pleasure with the Vietnamese delegation’s performance, and said that the university is willing to help organise another cultural day for Vietnamese students in the future.

The event was attended by the Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK, Nguyen Van Thao, and delegations from four other participating regional Asian countries; China, Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia.-VNA