Vietnam Art Books -- Week on ASEAN culture to be held in Viet Nam (May 28, 2004)

Week on ASEAN culture to be held in Viet Nam (May 28, 2004)

Ha Noi, May 28 (VNA) - Viet Nam's Ministry of Information and Culture and representatives from the ASEAN countries discussed on Friday plan to organise the 2nd week on ASEAN Culture scheduled to be held in Viet Nam from August 8-15.

An ASEAN culture week was initiated by Vietnamese Prime Minister Phan Van Khai at the ASEAN summit in Brunei in 1999. According to this initiative, ASEAN culture week will be held in ASEAN countries one after another with the aim of introducing cultural identities of each country to the others.

The 2nd week on ASEAN culture will take place in Ha Noi and Ha Long city with art exhibitions, traditional costume shows, and a creation camp for painters and others. As scheduled, each ASEAN country will send an art troupe to attend the week.-Enditem

Reprinted with permission from Vietnam News Agency


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