At the event (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn)

During his opening speech, Cao Minh Duc, First Secretary of the Vietnamese embassy in the RoK, noted that this year’s event marks the fifth time that the Overseas Vietnamese Association in the RoK have held the festival for the Vietnamese community.

The occasion aims to create a platform for Vietnamese expats throughout the RoK to come together and jointly celebrate their culture.

The diplomat added that the festival helps promote images of Vietnam’s people and landscape in the minds of Korean attendees.

A wide array of activities are taking place during the festival, including a painting contest, a fair showcasing a wide range of Vietnamese delicacies, and folk games.

Up to 1,000 Vietnamese expats and local Korean people are joining together for the festival. The event is one of many activities to celebrate 27 years since the establishment of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and the RoK.

Source: VOV