Overseas Vietnamese families living in Belgium gathered in Brussels on October 25 for a festival designed to strengthen the bonds among the Vietnamese community.
|at the event -VNA|
Addressing the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Belgium and Luxembourg Pham Sanh Chau, who is also Head of the Vietnam Mission to the European Union, praised the festival idea initiated by the General Association of Overseas Vietnamese in Belgium.
According to Huynh Cong My, Chairman of the General Association of Overseas Vietnamese in Belgium, the fest is aimed at fostering the spiritual life of the community and reminding them about traditional culture of their home country.
The event entailed various cultural activities including cooking contest, singing and dancing competitions as well as a fun game to win a return flight ticket to Vietnam as its highest prize.
The festival was jointly hosted by the Vietnamese Embassy and the General Association of Overseas Vietnamese in Belgium