The Vietnamese People Association in Leipzig city, the German state of Sachsen, held a multicultural festival of Vietnamese ethnic groups on February 23.
Speaking at the event, Uwe Albrecht, mayor of the city, said he had received the cooperation and active support of the Vietnamese association and the Vietnamese Embassy during his working visits to Vietnam.
He expressed his hope that the city will be able to sign cooperation contracts with Vietnamese partners in the coming time.
On behalf of the Vietnamese Embassy in Germany , Pham Viet Chien, embassy counsellor, affirmed the multicultural festival organised by the Vietnamese community in Leipzig city and other regions across Germany demonstrates overseas Vietnamese’s solidarity and passion for the homeland.
He said the overseas Vietnamese people are “cultural ambassadors” to further promote the strategic partnership between the two countries and their citizens.
The festival attracted numerous German and international visitors, which featured tens of art performances by Vietnamese people in Germany, including martial arts, monochord and ethnic dance.