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ASEAN - Colors of culture exhibition

by VTV404 August 2016 Last updated at 09:22 AM

VTV.vn - The ASEAN – Colours of Culture Exhibition took place on Wednesday to celebrate the first anniversary of the ASEAN Women’s Circle of Hanoi.

Ambassador Nguyễn Nguyệt Nga, the honorary chairwoman of the group, together with other female diplomats attended the event.

Traditional costumes, typical ethnic musical instruments and pictures depicting the cultures of 10 ASEAN members countries. These aesthetic items attracted the attention of not only the wives of diplomats of ASEAN nations but also international friends to the exhibition.

The exhibition facilitates cultural exchanges between ASEAN nations and marked the first anniversary of the ASEAN Women’s Circle of Hanoi as well as celebrated the establishment of the ASEAN Community.

"This exhibition is one of the first activities to welcome the establishment of the ASEAN Community on December 31st last year. It expresses the hope of female diplomats, especially in Vietnam, to contribute to the development of the community." - Ambassador NGUYEN NGUYET NGA, Honorary Chairwoman, AWCH

"The ASEAN Women’s Circle in Hanoi was formed on August the 8th 2015 and has held various activities recently to consolidate the intra-ASEAN friendship and solidarity between women in particular. The group held a culinary festival in November last year and a number of charitable campaigns in Hà Giang Province. A tea party is also organised every 2 months." - VADSANA PHOMVIHANE, Vice President, AWCH

Also at the event, Ambassador Nguyễn Nguyệt Nga and other members of the AWCH presented poor and underprivileged women with charitable gifts, which which were bought from funds raised by the culinary festivals. The ASEAN Women’s Circle in Hanoi pledged to continue to enhance co-operation and solidarity within ASEAN.

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