A Vietnam-China cultural exchange was held in Hanoi on June 12 to mark the friendship year between the two countries and the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
Addressing the function, first lady of Chinese Ambassador, Wang Min, said the exchange provided a good chance for Chinese diplomats to have better understanding of Vietnam’s culture.
The event, jointly held by the Hanoi chapter of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations and Chinese Embassy in Vietnam, also helped cement the long-lasting solidarity between the two countries, she said.
According to Deputy Chairwoman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Ngo Thi Thanh Hang, Vietnam and China have similarities in culture and exchanges held during the friendship year 2010, coinciding with the millennium anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi, will help the two peoples know more about their cultures, and respect and promote those cultural identities in the international integration.
She wished that friendship between the two nations be a firm foundation for development, integration and prosperity.