Vietnam Days Abroad 2022: Remarkable activities to underway in Austria, India, and South Korea
|Deputy Director General, Department of Cultural Diplomacy & UNESCO Tran Quoc Khanh (in the middle) and representatives of coordinating agencies to organize Vietnam Day Abroad in 2022, shared information at the event. (Photo: Le An)|
The programs not only contribute to tightening the friendship and tradition, strengthening multifaceted cooperation between Vietnam and these countries, but also promote the image of ViVietnametnam as a beautiful, stable, rich in culture and dynamic country.
Towards the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations establishment between Vietnam and Austria, Vietnam Days in Austria 2022 will take place from September 28 to 29 in Vienna. The program will be attended by Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on the occasion of his official visit to Austria, and other politicians, businesses, and people in Austria. Within the framework of the program, Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son will cut the ribbon to officially open Vietnam Cultural Space, co-chair the ceremony of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries, and deliver his opening remarks at Vietnam-Austria Business Forum.
Vietnam Days in Austria 2022 will provide the public with an overview of the 50-year friendship and partnership between Vietnam and Austria, and opportunities for stronger trade and economic cooperation. At the same time, it offers participants a chance to experience unique traditional art forms of Vietnam, such as Vietnamese tea art, Dong Ho folk painting, lacquer painting, and traditional musical instrument performance. In particular, at the Ceremony of the 50th anniversary of Vietnam-Austria relationship establishment, the symphony orchestra of the Vietnam National Academy of Music will join with Austrian artists to perform some outstanding musical works of the two countries.
|Vietnam Days Abroad is an annual national promotion program, assigned by the Prime Minister to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2010. The program usually takes place on the sidelines of Vietnamese high-level Leaders’ official visits to other countries, receiving positive responses from localities, businesses, agencies, organizations, international friends, and overseas Vietnamese.|
Following Vietnam Days in Austria 2022, Vietnam Days in India 2022 is projected to be held from November 3-4 in New Delhi to mark the 50th anniversary of Vietnam-India diplomatic relations establishment. The program comprises a number of meaningful activities in the fields of economy, culture, and politics, notably the art performances to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and India, and Viet Nam-India business forum. At the opening of Viet Nam Cultural Space, visitors will have opportunities to learn about Vietnamese vegetarian cuisine, tea art, and experience other cultural promotional activities.
Taking place in Seoul on the sidelines of the Vietnamese high-level Leader's official visit to South Korea from the end of November to the beginning of December, Vietnam Days in Korea 2022 is a series of activities which aims to celebrate the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations establishment between Vietnam and South Korea. The program will contribute to promoting the image of the country and people of Vietnam as well as tightening the friendship between the two countries. Some highlights of Vietnam Days in Korea 2022 are the ceremony of the 30th anniversary with the participation of high-level leaders of the two countries, business forum, movie exchange, and food exchange. The program recalls the 30-year journey of Vietnam-South Korea diplomatic relations, and at the same time introduces Vietnamese traditional art forms to the public in South Korea in Vietnam Cultural Space.
Speaking at the press conference, Mr. Tran Quoc Khanh-Deputy Director General of the Department of Cultural Diplomacy & UNESCO Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed that this year was the right time for the return of Vietnam Days Abroad program, starting with a series of remarkable activities in Austria, India, and South Korea. He also highlighted the need to strengthen cooperation between Vietnam and countries in the world, and introduce the image of a beautiful, vibrant, and promising Vietnam to international public, including overseas Vietnamese community, thereby promoting bilateral and multilateral cooperation opportunities in all fields.
|Virtual Exhibition: Vietnamese Lacquer Painting in German and Korean versions. (Photo: Le An)|
Under the framework of Vietnam Days in Austria, India, and Korea 2022, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with partners, officially launched two new promotional products on digital platform, including Virtual Exhibition: Vietnamese Lacquer Painting in German and Korean versions, and Video Games about Vietnamese culture (Lac Viet Adventures). In particular, the German and Korean version of Virtual Exhibition: Vietnamese Lacquer Painting is updated from the 3D lacquer art exhibition which was published in December 2021 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Vietnam Fine Arts Museum. The exhibition introduces outstanding Vietnamese lacquer works over periods, lacquer development history, and Vietnamese lacquer painting-making techniques to the public in Austria, India, and South Korea.
As for the video game, Lac Viet Adventures showcases the uniqueness and beauty of Vietnamese culture. With a design inspired by aesthetic elements in Vietnamese culture and simple gameplay, Lac Viet Adventures offers a platform where players can be tourists to Vietnam to explore the landscapes, learn about daily life, and experience Vietnamese unique folk games.
“Vietnam is a country with a long-standing history and cultural tradition with many cultural heritages and natural wonders recognized by the world. Vietnamese people are confident to integrate with the world with all our good qualities. We are closely coordinating with partners, increasing the application of modern technology to further promote cultural values of Vietnam to overseas Vietnamese community and international friends”, shared Mr. Tran Quoc Khanh.
Vietnam Days Abroad 2022 is organized by the Department of Cultural Diplomacy and UNESCO Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vietnamese embassies in Austria, India, and South Korea, and other partners including Mark&B, My Thanh, and Le Group.
The public can visit for free Virtual exhibition: Vietnamese Lacquer Painting and experience video game about Vietnamese culture Lac Viet Adventures at the following links: https://tranhsonmai.baotangso.com, https://www.lacbird.com/pcweb.
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