Cultural festival connecting Vietnamese community in RoK

Tuesday, 06/09/2022 16:33
The 10th Vietnamese Cultural Festival was solemnly held at Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul on September 4 on the occasion of the 77th anniversary of the National Day and the 30th anniversary of Vietnam – Republic of Korea (RoK) diplomatic relations.
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The Vietnamese Association in RoK resumed organizing the festival to connect the Vietnamese community, enhance exchanges and promote Vietnamese culture to the local residents after 3 years of interruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the festival, Chairman of the Vietnamese Association in RoK Vu Van Luong said that the Vietnamese community now has more than 280,000 people studying, working and living in RoK.

The organization of the national cultural festival not only creates a joyful and unique festival, and enhances exchange among the Vietnamese community in RoK, but also serves as a bridge connecting the Vietnamese community with the local community, thereby promoting the image of friendly and dynamic Vietnamese people to Korean and international friends in the country.

Speaking at the festival, Vietnamese Ambassador to RoK Nguyen Vu Tung emphasized that the Vietnamese community in RoK is making more and more contributions to local socio-economic development, and that Vietnam has made many contributions to the development of the Vietnam – RoK relations.

The 10th Vietnam Cultural Festival, held on the occasion of Vietnam's National Day at a sacred historical and cultural site, Gwanghwamun Square, will be an important milestone, proving the relationship and friendship between Vietnam and RoK after 30 years of diplomatic relations.

The festival was warmed up with fashion shows, a parade of Vietnamese traditional costumes, awarding of the Vietnam- RoK Got Talent contest, the introduction of folk games such as jump stall, and Vietnamese cuisine promotion.

Within the framework of the festival, the Organizing Board awarded prizes to honor individuals who have contributed to the community and contributed to the development of cooperation and exchange relations between Vietnam and RoK.

The parade of Ao Dai and traditional costumes of more than 300 Vietnamese women on Gwanghwamun Square left strong impressions. The art performance program with special art performances brought many unforgettable emotions about the country and people of Vietnam to the audience./.