Vietnam’s culture introduced to ASEAN community in Ankara

Tuesday, 2018-11-13 11:31:40
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Ambassadors and their spouses at the 2018 ASEAN Family Day in Ankara (Photo: vietnamplus)
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NDO – Vietnam’s cultural identities were introduced at the 2018 ASEAN Family Day, which was held in Ankara, Turkey, on November 10.

The event featured the participation of Ambassadors as well as staff members and their families from the embassies of seven ASEAN countries in Ankara, including Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Vietnamese Embassy in Ankara displayed traditional handicrafts, such as Dong Ho paintings, lacquer paintings and water puppetry.

In addition, visitors to Vietnam’s booths were introduced to the country’s history, culture and socio-economic development achievements as well as Vietnam – Turkey diplomatic relations.

Friends from other ASEAN countries were also interested in Vietnamese food, notably ‘pho bo’ (noodle with beef), ‘che dau xanh’ (sweet green bean soup) and ‘che bi ngo’ (sweet pumpkin soup).

ASEAN Family Day is an annual event organised by the ASEAN Ankara Committee (AAC), aiming to enhance the solidarity and cohesion among the community in Ankara.

Visitors are interested in Vietnam's 'pho bo' . (Photo: vietnamplus)