Viet Nam culture days in U.S. to promote bilateral relations

Published on : Wednesday, July 22, 2015

vietnamViet Nam Cultural Days in the US, to take place in Washington D.C and New York from August 8 to 12, is expected to contribute to promoting cultural exchanges and bilateral relations between the two countries.



Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien made the statement on July 21 at a press conference in Ha Noi.



The Viet Nam Cultural Days in the US will offer special programmes at the New York Historical Society Museum and Library and on the stages of the Kennedy Centre in Washington D.C, considered a leading centre in performing arts in the US.



An art programme entitled ‘Essence of Viet Nam’, introducing Viet Nam’s unique cultural features will open Viet  Nam Cultural Days in the US on August 8 at the Terrace Theatre in the Kennedy Centre. The programme will be directed by artist Tran Binh and performed by artists from the Viet Nam Contemporary Art Theater and the Viet Nam National Academy of Music.



“Coming to Viet Nam Cultural Days in the US, the audience will have an opportunity to enjoy not only art programmes but also a fashion show by Vietnamese designers, and a Vietnamese cultural space”, according to Deputy Minister Bien.



With the fashion show ‘Miraculous Transformation’, the designers hope that the audience, especially Americans and overseas Vietnamese in US, will see the ‘miraculous transformation’ of Viet Nam over 20 past years through fashion, said Viet Nam’s leading designer Minh Hanh, who will present her collection at the event.



Along with Designer Minh Hanh, designers Lan Huong, Quang Nhat and Chula will also introduce their collections at the Viet Nam Cultural Days in the US. The collection is combination of materials, including jean – a popular material in the US – and silk and brocade – traditionally Vietnamese materials.



Additionally, a Vietnamese cultural space themed ‘Colours of Viet Nam’, held at the New York Historical Society Museum and Library on August 12, will showcase Viet Nam’s traditional costumes and musical instruments.



As part of activities to mark the 20th anniversary of the normalisation of Viet Nam-US diplomatic ties, the event is being organised by the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Viet Nam, the Embassy of Viet Nam in the US, the Permanent Mission of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to the US, and Embassy of the US in Viet Nam.


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