Hanoi welcomes Danish queen

To honor the State visit of Denmark’s Queen Margrethe and her family, many cultural events were held in Hanoi November 3.

President Nguyen Minh Triet (L, 2nd) and Danish Queen Margrethe at the opening ceremony of a street art festival held in Hanoi on November 3. (Photo: SGGP)

President Nguyen Minh Triet and the queen attended the opening ceremony of street art festival, which was held for the first time in Hanoi at Ly Thai To Flower Garden.

The festival was one of the main culture programs organized by the Danish embassy, the People’s Committee of Hanoi and the Danish Arts Agency.

The Ly Thai To Flower Garden was decorated with four music corners and a central stage.

The group Big Toe performed with the Danish dance theatre group Uppercut at the hip-hop and dance corner.

An experimental corner was reserved for experimental artist Dao Anh Khanh and his friends.

At the traditional music and dance corner, Thang Long Ca tru Club took the lead while the circus and theatre corner’s attractions were the Vietnam circus and Danish theatre company Batida.

The highlight of the festival was a performance by Tung Duong, young talented circus artists, dancers and Danish jazz musicians.

On the same day, the queen visited the Bat Trang Ceramics Factory, enjoyed performances by Danish and Vietnamese actors at the Youth Theatre and attended the opening ceremony of a painting exhibition, “Emergency Room.” at the Hanoi University of Fine Arts.

By staff writers, translated by T.Huong

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