Vietnam’s culture week launched in Cairo
Update: Feb 10, 2010
A Vietnamese culture week opened in Cairo, Egypt on February 9, drawing international guests, ambassadors, Egyptian people, Vietnamese students in Egypt and international reporters.

The cultural week is part of activities held by the Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt in coordination with show room TOOT Cairo to promote the image of Vietnamese culture and daily life to international friends.

In an opening speech, Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Kaoru Ishikawa expressed his admiration for Vietnam’s cultural traditions and shared his impressions, “Vietnam is currently one of the most dynamic economies in the region. Many Japanese investors have come to open plants in Vietnam. I believe that Egypt and Vietnam will cooperate efficiently in the future,” said Mr Kaoru.

From February 9-24, there will be diverse cultural activities including a photo exhibition, song and dance performances, a culinary festival and a display of fine arts and handicrafts.