VN students in Japan raise funds for storm victims

The Vietnamese Students’ Association in Japan, in coordination with the Japan-Vietnam Association (JVA), held a music gala on December 12 to raise money for the victims of typhoon Ketsana.

Themed “Itinerary on Vietnam ”, the gala featuring special art performances imbued with the cultural identities of each region attracted hundreds of Vietnamese students and people who are living and working in Japan as well as international friends.

Speaking at the event, JVA Vice President Katsunari Suzuki praised Vietnamese students’ activities over the past years, helping boost the multi-faceted exchange between Vietnam and Japan .

Around 400,000 JPY (over 4,000 USD) raised from the gala will be transferred to Vietnamese charity funds in support for the storm victims in central provinces.

Source: Vietnam News Agency

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