May 09, 2017 / 14:22

EU Ambassador gives best wishes on occasion of Europe Day in Vietnam

The Hanoitimes - The “Europe Days in Vietnam 2017” program started on May 6th with the European Literature Days in Hanoi, followed by a wide range of intellectual and cultural activities throughout the end of this month.

On this occasion, EU Ambassador Bruno Angelet would like to send all Vietnamese his best wishes.
Held by the Delegation of the European Union (EU), the Embassies of the EU Member States and the European Cultural Institutes, the “Europe Days in Vietnam 2017” aims to mark Europe Day (May 9).
It also aims to offer a fascinating journey through the richness of European cultures and multifaceted cooperation between the European Union and Vietnam, as well as to provide a bridge for cross-cultural exchange.
The “Europe Days in Vietnam 2017” program offers wide range of activities on music, cinema, theater, education, literature and the environment.
At the European Literature Days in Hanoi (from May 6 to 14) and in HCMC (from May 9 to 16) , Vietnamese readers will have the chance to enjoy new books from Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, the UK and Wallonie-Bruxelles (Belgium).
In addition to the presentation of the books, there will be other opportunities for readers to meet authors, listen to talks and readings, or register for workshops on creative writing.
In the framework of the program, talented French-Haitian pianist Celimene Daudet will perform in HCMC on May 9 and Hanoi on May 10 and 11, while Belgian hip-hop group Les R’tardataires will hit Ho Chi Minh City stages on May 12 before wowing audiences in the central city of Da Nang two days later.
Another much-awaited part of the program is the European Film Festival, which promises to delight Vietnamese film enthusiasts with 15 inspiring pictures reflecting dreams, passion, fear and frustration, fun and joy, mistakes and recognition of every European.