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Beautiful impressions of Vietnam in La Plagne high mountains of France

The second Vietnam Festival took place in the centre of La Plagne town in the Alps from July 16-18, becoming a colourful highlight of the week of culture and sports at the famous French ski resort.

The Vietnam Festival, also known as the Vietnam Culture Festival, is an event organised by the Asia New Generation - Vietnam Association and held for the first time in July, 2019 in Lyon, France.

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Ambassador Dinh Toan Thang and Mayor Jean-Luc Boch cut the ribbon to open the festival.

The festival aims to promote the most unique cultural features of Vietnam. The opening ceremony was solemnly held in the central square of La Plagne town with the attendance of the Vietnamese Ambassador to France Dinh Toan Thang; Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Vietnam to UNESCO Le Thi Hong Van; and President of the France-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group Stephanie Do.

During the three days, people in La Plagne and visitors participate in activities imbued with Vietnamese national identity such as: a lion dance, an Ao Dai (the Vietnamese traditional long dress) performance, a water puppet show, an exhibition on handicrafts, traditional martial arts and ethnic musical instruments performances.

The food space, an indispensable part of the festival, always attracts a large number of guests.

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Interesting Vietnamese cultural performances in the central square of La Plagne

Also within the framework of the festival, an arts programme took place on the evening of July 17 with the participation of many singers and artists from European countries, creating an interesting cultural night covering all three regions of Vietnam.

Previously, on the afternoon of July 16 at the Tourist Information Centre of La Plagne Tarentaise town, Mayor Jean-Luc Boch hosted a reception for the delegation from the Vietnamese Embassy and representative agencies of Vietnam in France led by Vietnamese Ambassador Dinh Toan Thang, during which the two sides discussed the prospects of local cooperation, especially in the field of tourism.

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Source: NDO

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