Vietnam Culture Day shines in Austria

The Vietnam Culture Day was held in Vienna City Hall, Austria on July 3rd with the engagement of 400 visitors.

(VNF) - The Vietnam Culture Day was held in Vienna City Hall, Austria on July 3rd with the engagement of 400 visitors.

Vietnam Culture Day shines in Austria

The cutting-ribbon ceremony. (Photo: Vietbao)

The event was jointly organised by the Vietnamese Embassy in Austria, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Ministry of Information and Communication, and Vienna authorities.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Austria Vu Viet Anh highlighted the growing relations between the two countries over the past 45 years, especially in trade and economy.

Austria has become the fifth largest trade partner of Vietnam in the European Union (EU) with two-way trade hitting USD 3 billion last year.

Chairperson of the Austrian National Council’s Foreign Affairs Committee Josef Cap said on December 1st, 1972, Austria was the third Western country to establish diplomatic ties with Vietnam.

The bilateral relations have been developing positively in recent years across politics, economy and culture.

Vietnam Culture Day shines in Austria

V​isitors to the exhibition "Vietnam – Global Destination 2017”, which is part of the Vietnam Culture Day in Austria. (Photo: Vietbao)

An exhibition titled “Vietnam – Global Destination 2017” was opened at the event, showcasing nearly 300 photos that feature world heritage sites, traditional craft villages, festivals, and cuisine in Vietnam as well as the beauty of Vietnamese seas and islands.

Documents on Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos drew great attention from visitors.

Vietnamese artists also attracted participants with special music and dance performances./.

Vietnam Culture Day shines in Austria

Vice President of the Federal Council, Ms. Ingrid Winkler and Mr. Josef Cap at the exhibition. (Photo: Vietbao)

Vietnam Culture Day shines in Austria

Vietnamese artists perform special music and dance performances at the event. (Photo: Vietbao)

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