Vietnamese cultural festival organized by Russian students in Vladivostok | Culture – Sports
Moscow (VNA) – A Vietnamese cultural festival was organized on June 3 by a club of Russian Vietnamese studies students at Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) in Vladivostok with the help of the FEFU Association of Russian and International Students (ARIS).
Speaking at the festival, Evgeny Vlasov, Assistant Vice President for International Relations at FEFU, praised the Vietnamese and Russian students for organizing the festival. They have made great efforts to showcase and promote the beauty of Vietnam’s nature and people, he said.
Diana Albertovna, head of FEFU’s Asia-Pacific department, praised the event, noting that it provided visitors with a better understanding of Vietnamese culture and people.
The festival gave visitors an insight into Vietnam’s geography, its tale “Con Rong Chau Tien” (Dragon and Fairy’s Offspring) and Tet Nguyen Dan (Lunar New Year) festival, and introduced the meaning of Vietnamese national flag.
It featured Vietnamese martial arts performances, folk songs and dances, and various traditional folk games. “Pho cuon” (rice noodle roll), one of the traditional Vietnamese dishes, was also introduced.
FEFU is among the Russian universities with a large number of students, around 30, pursuing Vietnamese language studies. Over 80 Vietnamese students are studying at the university./.