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Vietnam-Indonesia cultural contest held in Central Highland City

November 02, 2020 | 07:20

Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Vietnam Ibnu Hadi and Second Secretary in charge of Cultural and Social Affairs Arum Primasty recently attended a Vietnam-Indonesia cultural contest held by Dak Lak Union of Friendship Organizations at Dak Lak College of Culture and Arts.

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The contest featured 10 amazing performances by students from Dak Lak College of Culture and Arts. Photos: Indonesian embassy

The cultural colour competition between Vietnam and Indonesia got underway on October 30 in the central highland city of Buon Ma Thuot to celebrate 65 years of diplomacy between the two countries.

Addressing the event, Indonesian Ambassador Ibnu Hadi noted that the function not only helps promote cultural exchanges between both sides, but is also an indication for the cohesion between their peoples.

Ambassador Hadi went on to express how impressed he was by the performances of the Dak Lak students, saying the similarities with Cong Chieng (Gong) culture will help them to easily learn more about Indonesian culture.

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Students from Dak Lak College of Culture and Arts perform at the event. Source: VOV

The contest featured 10 amazing performances by students from Dak Lak College of Culture and Arts, all of which served to display the unique cultural beauty of the various ethnic groups that originate from Vietnam and Indonesia.

The event offers the chance for local students and people to gain a better understanding about the traditional friendship that exists between the nation and Indonesia.

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At the meeting with Dak Lak's leaders.

Earlier, on the same day, the Indonesian Ambassador has a working session with Vice Chairwoman of the provincial People’s Committee H'Yim Kdoh and leaders of departments and agencies.

The two sides discussed the cooperation relations between Indonesia and Dak Lak province, especially in the coffee import and export sector, cultural and educational exchanges, as well as potential cooperation for the industry and tourism in the future.

The Indonesian Ambassador also visited the World Coffee Museum in Buon Ma Thuot city where many valuable cultural artifacts related to coffee from many countries around the world are displayed.

In 2018, a seminar titiled "Batik and Ede Brocade" co-organized by the Embassy of Indonesia and the World Coffee Museum brought great success, creating an intersection of Indonesian - Vietnamese cultures through Indonesian batik fabrics and brocade - a traditional fabric of the Ede ethnic group.

Vietnam indonesia cultural contest held in dak lak
Indonesian Ambassador Ibnu Hadi and delegation visit the World Coffee Museum in the central highlands' city of Buon Ma Thuot, Dak Lak province.

Dak Lak is a land of basaltic soil which is suitable for industrial plants with high economic value such as coffee, rubber, peppercorn and herbal plants.

Its strong products such as coffee, peppercorn, cashew, banana, avocado and durian./.

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