Vietnam’s stall wins Best Style Award at int’l charity bazaar in Beijing
Vietnamese stall at the event. Photo: VOV
At the event, the embassy joined over 150 diplomatic representative agencies and international organisations.
As is the norm for this annual tradition, community and charity were the key words of the day. With this in mind, over 150 stalls selling a wide a range of products, including food, beverages, and handicrafts. Vietnamese stall draw visitors with traditional Vietnamese food such as nem (fried spring rolls).
The event aimed to raise fund for the building and repair of sports grounds in schools in Jinping and Malipo districts, the southwestern province of Yunnan.
In additions, a fun program featuring live music and other performances that helped keep everyone’s spirit up.
Speaking at the event, Qian Wei, spouse of Chinese State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, said editions of the bazaar have offered support to the poor and the disabled in Yunnan, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan and Gansu provinces over the past decade.
According to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, as much as over 7.1 million renminbi (nearly 1 million USD) was raised at the event. All proceeds will be used for charity activities./.