Vietnamese youths join exchange in US hinh anh 1Dr. Pham Minh Liem (Source: Internet)

More than 500 overseas Vietnamese youths living and studying throughout the US have recently gathered at an annual sports and culture exchange in Texas State of the US.

As the third event of its kind, the August 7-9 programme featured a meeting with successful young Vietnamese individuals in the US, namely Dr. Pham Minh Liem – the first Vietnamese national honoured by the MD Anderson Cancer Centre for four times, Nguyen Hoang Anh – the first and youngest Asian person in Wellington Management Company who has been entrusted to manage the firm’s venture capital fund, and Hoang Dinh Soai, who founded Vietnamese bread brand name - Dot Saigon - in the US.

Especially, auctions were held to raise funds for an English book project for children in Vietnam and for people in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh, who suffered severe consequences from recent flooding.

In addition to sports competitions and art performances, participants also joined together in classifying and packing books to be sent to Vietnam under the project Vietnam Book Drive.-VNA