Vietnamese State President's Spouse Explore Culture, History of Austria, Italy
The Vietnamese State President's spouse, Phan Thi Thanh Tam, learns the typical culture and history of Austria and Italy within the framework of President Vo Van Thuong's State visit to Austria, Italy, and the Vatican from July 23-29, TG&VN reported.
At the invitation of Austrian President Alexander Van dar Bellen, Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Pope Francis, President Vo Van Thuong and his wife and high-ranking Vietnamese delegation paid an official visit to Austria, Italy, and the Vatican.
|At the invitation of Austrian President Alexander Van dar Bellen, Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Pope Francis, President Vo Van Thuong and his wife and high-ranking Vietnamese delegation paid an official visit to Austria, Italy and the Vatican. Source: baoquocte.vn|
The visit contributes to creating a new impetus to promote cooperation with Austria and Italy in all fields, from politics-diplomacy, trade-investment, security-defense, development cooperation, education-- training, science-technology, and culture.
In the hospitality and respect towards Vietnam, besides official activities with good results, there were activities dedicated to the State President's spouse.
In Austria, the spouse of State President, Phan Thi Thanh Tam and the spouse of the President of Austria, Doris Schmidauer visited and heard an introduction about the history of Vienna City and Stephansdom Cathedral along with Schönbrunn Palace.
During the activities, the State President's spouse, Phan Thi Thanh Tam, and the First Lady of the Austrian President, Doris Schmidauer shared cordially the impressions of the history, culture, and society of each country.
Visiting the old town of Vienna, the two ladies listened to the Cultural Advisor of the Presidential Palace Meinhard Rauchensteiner introduce the history of the old town of Vienna. Before 1850, the old town is now the city of Vienna. After 1850, the city boundaries were widened, and the old town became the central part of Vienna, also known as the 1st District of Vienna, surrounded by Ringstrasse with a length of 5.2 km.
|The President's spouse had many questions to learn about the history, culture and activities of the old town of Vienna. Source: baoquocte.vn|
Also during her visit to Austria, the President's spouse visited the Schönbrunn Palace - one of the most important culturally important residences in Austria.
|St. Stephen's Cathedral is the symbol of Vienna and also the very center of the city. At 136 meters in height, it is the tallest church in Austria. Source: baoquocte.vn|
|First lady Doris Schmidauer, wife of President Alexander Van der Bellen, expressed her love and impression with the Ao Dai of the Vietnamese Lady. Source: baoquocte.vn|
During her visit to Italy, Lady Phan Thi Thanh Tam was designed by the daughter of the Italian President, Laura Mattarella, to visit the Quirinale Palace - the Presidential Palace, to introduce history, architecture and art works featured here, including rooms and works that few people know about.
|Lady Laura Mattarella said, Palazzo del Quirinale, one of the most famous buildings in Italy with a massive scale, unique architecture, bold Italian culture. Source: baoquocte.vn|
The President's spouse also had a tour and learned about the history of the Colosseum. This arena was started construction around 70-80 under the emperor Vespasian. This is considered the arena with the most monumental architectural scale of ancient Rome and with a capacity of about 50,000 people.
With the majestic structure of ancient Rome that has existed for millennia, Tam believes that a typical, timeless architecture that is a symbol of the Roman Empire will always be preserved, worthy of the title "witness of history".
|At the Colosseum. Source: baoquocte.vn|
During the visit to Florence, Italy by the Vietnam's President and his spouse, the Mayor of Florence Dario Nardella and his wife introduced the Duomo Church - one of the symbols of the city.
|The Mayor of Florence Dario Nardella and his wife introduced the Duomo Church - one of the symbols of the city to the Vietnam's President and his spouse. Source: baoquocte.vn|
The President and his spouse expressed their impression when visiting the beautiful city of Florence - the cradle of the Renaissance associated with famous names of great figures, and world famous cultural and artistic heritages, or the typical works of the city such as the Duomo Cathedral.
The cultural and artistic values that the city of Florence is forever a treasure of knowledge for mankind to study and study, including the people of Vietnam. The President wishes the people of Florence happiness and wishes the city more and more prosperous.
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