Vietnam participates in ASEAN bazaar in Argentina

Tuesday, 28/06/2022 15:51
An annual ASEAN bazaar has been held by the Vietnamese Embassy in collaboration with diplomatic missions of Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia in Argentina to promote cultural exchanges and introduce the nations’ images and people as well as boost their mutual understanding and relations with the host nation.
Visitors at Vietnam's booth (Photo: VNA) 

At the bazaar, Vietnam introduced lacquer paintings, silk products, conical hats, ao dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress), local cuisines such as pho (rice noodle soup) and fried spring rolls, which were favourited by visitors.

At the opening ceremony, Malaysian Ambassador to Argentina Nur Azman Abdul Rahim said this was an opportunity for the participating countries to introduce their images and cultural identities.

He highlighted the solidarity and cooperation within the ASEAN as reflected through the organization of such annual event.

Mr. Claudio Javier Rozencwaig, Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Policy in the Argentine Foreign Ministry, highly appreciated the efforts of the embassies of ASEAN countries in promoting diverse and rich cultures to the people of the host country, saying that this activity helped Argentinians learn more about the region’s culture and people.

He also praised ASEAN's remarkable economic development, as well as its growing role in the international arena over the years while affirming that Argentina always attaches great importance to ties with ASEAN countries in all fields from politics, economy and culture to science and technology, education, and sports./.