Vietnam’s rich culture is being introduced for the first time at the Fortenzza Summer Fair, which takes place in the Italian city of Florence from July 21 to August 15.

At the event, the Italy - Vietnam Friendship Association in Tuscany region and the Vietnamese Embassy in Italy promoted the image of Vietnam’s country, people and culinary culture through traditional handicrafts, documents, photos and some popular dishes.

The Vietnamese Embassy in Italy also hosted a seminar to present potentials and cooperation opportunities in Vietnam to Italian businesses.

Addressing the event, Italy – Vietnam Friendship Association President Carla Donati said that this event contributes to popularising Vietnam’s images and promoting friendship between Italy and Vietnam.

This annual event aims to popularise images, tourism and trade potentials, culture and people of Florence city in general and Tuscany region in particular.

It also saw the participation of representatives from Brazil, Argentina, Tunisia and India./.