The 10 th Foreign Cultural Week officially opened in Paris on Sept. 23, beginning with an exhibition themed “ Cultural Heritage Route ” of Vietnam.
This is the first time the Vietnamese Cultural Centre in France (VCCF) has jointed the event as both organiser and participant.
Attending the event were representatives from the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, the Vietnam-France Friendship Association, the Vietnamese Embassy in French and overseas Vietnamese in the country.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Le Hong Chuong, Director of VCCF highlighted the significance of the event. He said through the event, the centre wanted to promote the special features of Vietnam ’s culture to the French people as well as foreign friends.
Vietnamese Ambassador Duong Chi Dung spoke highly VCCF’s contributions to the event, saying that this is the best opportunity for spectators to enjoy a multicolour and multinational cultural event.
VCCF is the newest member of the Forum of the Foreign Cultural Institutes in Paris (FICEP), which gathers foreign institutes or cultural centres in Paris to introduce culture to the world.
In the framework of the event, a range of activities including music performance, Vietnamese films screening, and courses on Vietnamese language, traditional musical instrument and martial art will be also held.
The event will run until October 1.