PANO – The Irish Cultural Day took place on March 13th at Trong Dong Palace, Hanoi. It was jointly held by the Embassy of Ireland and the Volunteers for Peace Vietnam Club (VPV Club).

It was part of activities in response to the Global Volunteer Day 2016, which will be organized by VPV Club on April 10th in Hanoi.

Youths discovering Ireland's culture at the festival.

The festival offered youths a chance to take part in numerous activities, namely discovering Ireland through interesting games, experiencing the special space of Saint Patrick’s Day in Vietnam, and enjoying Ireland’s music and cuisine.

Addressing the festival, Ambassador of Ireland to Vietnam Cait Moran held that the Irish Culture Day brought the unique culture and historical tradition of Ireland to international friends in general and Vietnamese youths in particular.

On the occasion, the Embassy of Ireland also launched a global campaign themed “Go Green for Patrick’s Day”, calling upon Vietnamese youths to join hands to build green quarters and cities in Vietnam and around the world.

Translated by Hong Thanh