A live television programme linking Hanoi, Vientiane and Paris will be held on July 31, presenting images of the thousand-year history and culture of Thang Long-Hanoi to the world. A Vietnamese delegation of the Foreign Ministry and the Vietnam multimedia corporation (VTC) is on a trip to Laos to prepare for the event.
Lao Minister of Information and Culture Mounkeo Oraboune was pleased as Vietnam has chosen his country as a place of the programme.
Receiving the delegation in Vientiane on July 7, the minister affirmed Laos will create favourable conditions for the event, helping the Lao people, particularly the young generation, better understand the millennium anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi and the 450 th anniversary of Vientiane capital as well as the special solidarity, friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two country.
Tran Ngoc Diep, VTC Vice Director, said the live TV programme aims to promote Hanoi ’s thousand-year-old history to the world on the occasion of its millennium anniversary and turn the celebration into a festive day of the national great unity bloc.
It also honours the contributions of other countries to Hanoi’s culture and marks the 450 th anniversary of Vientiane capital.