Vietnamese Women’s Day observed in Malaysia, Laos hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Photo: VNA)

Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in Malaysia in collaboration with the Vietnamese Women’s Club in the host nation on October 19 organised the first Ao dai (traditional long dress) contest for Vietnamese women living and working in the country.

The event was part of the activities to celebrate the Vietnamese Women’s Day (October 20).

Twenty contestants and most of the women observing the event wore Ao Dai with immense pride.

Two first, two second and two third prizes were presented to the most excellent contestants under and over the age of 30.

An art performance was organised in the framework of the contest, drawing the participation of many Vietnamese nationals in Malaysia and the embassy’s staff.

A similar event was held in Vientiane by the women’s board under the Vietnamese people association in Laos on the day, attracting 100 contestants./.