Cultural exchange to boost economic & tourism development

Within the framework of the fifth Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai Festival from March 3-25, a seminar about beauty of Vietnamese Ao Dai was opened in the city on March 8. 

Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai Festival takes place during March (Photo:Cao Thang)

Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai Festival takes place during March (Photo:Cao Thang)

The event was co- held by the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism, the Department of Foreign Affairs and some related agencies. 

Representatives of foreign consulate general in Ho Chi Minh City such as India, Netherlands, Cuba, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and Thailand…attended in the seminar. 

The delegates highly appreciated charming beauty of the Ao Dai, adding that the festival contributes to promote tourism development and attract international travelers. 

Ms. Ton Nu Thi Ninh, former ambassador to Belgium and former Vice-Chairwoman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly also agreed that cultural exchange and advertisement of the Vietnamese Ao Dai would contribute to boost economic exchange and tourism attraction. 

BY THI HONG- Translated by Huyen Huong

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