Prague promotes Vietnamese culture
Viet Nam Culture Day opened in Prague on April 26 as part of an exhibition showcasing Vietnamese art to the Czech Republic.
The event aims to introduce visitors to traditional Vietnamese customs and the cultural activities of the Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic.
After the opening speech by the Director of the Collection of Asian Arts, Markéta Hanová, Vietnamese ambassador to the Czech Republic Truong Manh Son thanked the national collector of Prague for her initiative to organise the event.
Son emphasised that the significant cultural event has contributed to developing traditional friendship and all-around cooperation between the two nations.
He said that the two-week long event helped the Vietnamese community integrate further into the resident country, adding that the Vietnamese embassy plans to organise more activities, in Viet Nam Culture Year in the Czech Republic in 2015 to coincide with the 65th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries.