Vietnam Art Books -- US-Vietnam Friendship organization debuts (February 24, 2005)

US-Vietnam Friendship organization debuts (February 24, 2005)

The American Vietnamese Friendship Organization, which aims to promote art and cultural exchanges between the two countries and help poor children, made its official debut in New York City Tuesday night.

With more than 100 U.S. businessmen, artists, journalists and social activists attending the ceremony, renowned Vietnamese pianist Nguyen Thi Chau Giang, thanked all the supporters for helping the organization carry out its missions.

Ms. Giang is the founder cum president of the American Vietnamese Friendship Organization.

Barbara Stewart from the Business Alliance for Vietnamese Education – a sponsor of AVFO – also pledged to continue sponsoring the organization’s activities.

Meanwhile, Ambassador Le Luong Minh, standing representative of Vietnam in the United Nations, said the American Vietnamese Friendship Organization would continue to help tighten the mutual understanding and friendship between the two countries.

Reprinted from thanhniennews


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