Diverse activities at Namaste Vietnam Festival in Khanh Hoa province

Friday, 19/08/2022 16:02
Various activities such as art performances, exchanges with Indian artists and lamp lighting – a traditional Indian ritual praying for peace, happiness and prosperity, are being held during the Namaste Vietnam Festival 2022 opened in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa from August 18 to 20.
An art performance at the event (Source: tinhuykhanhhoa.vn) 

The event is organized by the Indian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City and Khanh Hoa provincial People’s Committee to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence Day and the 50th founding anniversary of Vietnam-India diplomatic ties.

Tourism promotion programmes and Farmtrips will be  held to promote its tourism to international friends.

Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Pranay Verma said apart from tourism, the festival is also intended to boost economic and trade ties between the two sides, expressing his hope that there will be direct flights between Khanh Hoa and India in the time ahead.

Vietnamese Permanent Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Minh Vu highlighted cultural exchange between Vietnam and India over the past time, and noted his belief that after the festival, more programmes will be rolled out to consolidate the bilateral strategic partnership./.