Wednesday, 23 May 2018
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Reappear some unique customs in celebrating Asian lunar new year
Updated at Saturday, 28 Apr 2018, 14:58
On April, 27, Hanoi Union of Friendship Organization (HAUFO) along with five embassies of India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand in Hanoi held a ceremony for Lunar New Year of some Asian countries.
The event witnessed the participation of around 200 representatives from HAUFO; Hanoi related agencies; Friendship organizations of Vietnam with India, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand; as well as other faces from Business community, embassies...
On behalf of Hanoi leaders and people, Chairwoman of HAUFO Nguyen Lan Huong with ardent and warm attitude, wished all the attendants a happy and thriving new year. She hopes that with honest sharing and peaceful people-to-people diplomatic activities of HAUFO, mutual understanding as well as relationship between Vietnam, Hanoi - the capital with other countries, cities would be closer, tighter.       
Cambodian Ambassador to Vietnam Prak Nguon Hong thanked the HAUFO for holding this meaningful event, which contributes to reinforce ties regionwide. Hong said: "We gather today to share the friendship and friendly cooperation between our countries and people. I believe in future striving of our ties and collaboration."
In intimate atmosphere, after traditional customs such as: water splashing for luck, Buddha bathing and string tying ceremony; all the attendants were involved in special art performance of Vietnamese artists, embassy officers and oversea students.
Chairwoman of HAUFO Nguyen Lan Huong
Chairwoman of HAUFO Nguyen Lan Huong
Reappear the string tying ceremony.
Reappear the string tying ceremony.
Buddha bathing ceremony.
Buddha bathing ceremony.
Buddha bathing ceremony
Buddha bathing ceremony
String tying ceremony.
String tying ceremony.
Cultural booth of Thailand embassy
Cultural booth of Thailand embassy
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