Viet Nam attends Global Gathering Festival in Busan

Thursday, 22 October 2015
Viet Nam left a strong impression at the 10th Global Gathering Festival recently held at the Songsanghyeon Square in Busan city, the Republic of Korea.

With eight booths displaying cultural products and traditional food such as pho (rice noodle soup) and nem (spring roll) along with photos available with Vietnamese girls in traditional Ao dai (long dress), Viet Nam received significant attention from local residents and the organisers. 



Viet Nam's booths at the 10th Global Gathering Festival held in Busan city, the Republic of Korea. (Source: VNA)

 

In a direct dialogue with the city’s Mayor, Suh Byung-soo, Chairwoman of the Association of Vietnamese in Busan Nguyen Tuong Vy, represented over 30,000 women living in the city to deliver suggestions on how the city could provide better support for Vietnamese women in particular and the Vietnamese community in general.

The 10th Global Gathering Festival, which took place on October 17, drew the participation of 30 countries and more than 100 local and international organisations.

The annual event is part of the host nation’s efforts to increase understanding among countries with citizens living in Busan, thus creating cultural diversity and harmony among communities. 

This year’s event featured more than 150 booths and attracted around 30,000 visitors.

Van Hai (Source: VNA)

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