|Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Dang Minh Khoi speaking at the event (Photo: VNA)
The event was attended by Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Dang Minh Khoi, leaders of FU, more than 500 Vietnamese students, and a large number of Russian and international students.
The festival had three parts: the first part named “Vietnamese colours”, displayed and introduced traditional Vietnamese cultural features such as calligraphy, fan knitting, an exhibition of paintings on the friendship between Vietnam and the Russian Federation, paintings about activities of Vietnamese students at the FU, introducing typical Vietnamese souvenirs, and taking photos with Vietnamese traditional costumes.
The second part was an art program with songs and dances of Vietnam and the Russian Federation, performed by Vietnamese and Russian students at FU as well as Vietnamese students at other universities in Moscow.
The third part introduced Vietnamese cuisine to Russian and international friends.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the Russian Federation Dang Minh Khoi said that education and training cooperation between Vietnam and the Russian Federation has a long tradition since the former Soviet Union and is now one of main directions in the cooperative relationship between the two countries and scholarships for Vietnamese students are increasing.
Many FU graduates have held high positions in the State Bank of Vietnam, the Ministry of Finance of Vietnam. Currently, FU is establishing a close cooperation relationship with Vietnam.
He also said that in the current context, Russian friends will have a lot of experience in building an independent and self-reliant economy and expressed their belief that Vietnam and many other countries can share, learn from the experience of building an independent economy and establishing economic security of the Russian Federation.
FU Principal Stanislav Prokofiev said that FU is the largest educational institution under the government of the Russian Federation, with more than 55,000 students studying various finance and economics majors. Up to now, FU is one of the universities with the largest number of Vietnamese students in Russia with 171 students./.