Vietnamese cultural week in Cambodia

Friday, 12/08/2022 10:28
A Vietnamese cultural week in Cambodia is taking place in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap from August 10 to 4 to mark the 55th anniversary of Vietnam – Cambodia diplomatic relations.
The performance at the ceremony (Photo: 

Songs and traditional dances were performed by Vietnamese and Cambodian art troupes during the opening ceremony.

At the event, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Dao Cuong highlighted the nations’ solidarity, traditional friendship and cooperation, and good neighbourliness.

The bilateral ties have grown robustly over the past more than five decades, bringing about important political, socio-economic, cultural, and educational outcomes and practical benefits for the two peoples, he affirmed. 

Their regular organisation of cultural programmes is key to increasing the countries’ solidarity, friendship, mutual understanding and development, Cuong added.

VNA cited that Cambodian Minister of Culture and Fine Arts Phoeurng Sackona expressed his confidence in improved understanding and closeness between the nations and their peoples following the Vietnamese culture week.

Earlier, an exhibition on Vietnam’s culture and education was held, showcasing 50 photos of the country’s landscape and lifestyle and introducing Vietnamese universities and Vietnam’s educational policy for foreign students./.