A photo exhibition, themed “Vietnam: Country and People”, has been held at the Primorye State Art Gallery in Vladivostok, Russia, from February 27 to March 1.
At the event
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vietnamese Consul General in Vladivostok Nguyen Hoang Viet said through the selected photos of the Vietnam News Agency, the exhibition gives visitors an insight into a beautiful Vietnamese country with diligent, creative and hospitable people.
Apart from scenic landscapes, visitors could see Vietnam’s achievements in socio-economic development and international integration, important milestones in the traditional friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Russia, including the Far East region, thereby raising their awareness about the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership, he said.
Konstantin Loboda, a representative of the Vladivostok administration, said the city plays an important role in developing Russia – Vietnam friendship in the Far East region.
He recalled historic milestones in bilateral ties over the past years, including the establishment of twinning relations between Ho Chi Minh City and Vladivostok a decade ago and the erection of President Ho Chi Minh Monument in a square named after him in July 2019.
Part of a series of documentary film "Two countries, One heart”, made by Vietnam Television in early 2020 on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties, was also screened at the event.
Yen Bai is home to about 82,000 people, with the H’mong ethnic minorities forming the fourth largest population in the province, including four groups namely Mong Hoa, Mong Den, Mong Trang and Mong Do. They live mostly in Van Chan, Tram Tau and Mu Cang Chai districts.
Vietnamese song “Ghen Co Vy” (Jealous Coronavirus) was composed by Khac Hung – a musician born in the northern province of Yen Bai.
The Mong people in Mu Cang Chai district, the northern province of Yen Bai, have many unique customs, with brocade being one of the attractive cultural features.
There are four groups of the Dao ethnic people in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai – Dao Do, Dao Quan Trang, Dao Quan Chet and Dao Lan Tuyen – who live in the four districts of Van Yen, Tran Yen, Yen Binh and Luc Yen.