Vietnamese Tet introduced to ASEAN friends in US

Tuesday, 30/01/2024 15:54
The Vietnamese spouses association has introduced traditional Vietnamese Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) and a Chung cake-making activity at a recent meeting of the ASEAN Spouses Circle (ASC) held in Washington D.C in the US.
ASC member from the Singaporean Embassy in the US with "Chung" cake

According to Tran Thi Bich Van, president of ASC 2024, the event was part of a program to promote the Vietnamese culture to ASEAN and international friends in the US.

She said that the ASC has always promoted Vietnamese culture, cuisine and traditional handicraft villages to American and international friends as well as coordinating to organize several events to strengthen friendship, solidarity and mutual understanding among the ASEAN member nations and including the ASEAN Family Day, ASEAN Cultural Day and the ASEAN Fair.

The ASC’s operation aims to affirm the bloc's identity for each ASEAN member nation while strengthening solidarity and friendship among members, focusing on socio-cultural development, and enhancing understanding between ASEAN members with international friends in the US.

In addition, the Vietnamese spouses association in Washington D.C has supported diplomatic activities of the Vietnamese embassy and representative agencies in the US. The association has always made efforts to promote roles of each spouse and enhance the image of Vietnam with local and international friends, she added.

As Chair of ASC 2024, the Vietnamese spouses association will organize cultural activities to further promote the image of Vietnam through cuisine, traditional Ao Dai fashion shows, the introduction of unique customs, and the beauty of craft villages and traditional products./.