Culture - Society
A photo exhibition, entitled “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa, Truong Sa: historical and legal evidence”, opened at Nam Ha prison in the northern province of Ha Nam on September 11.
This year's Literacy Awards named Nguyen Quang Thach and his "Books for rural areas of Vietnam" project. It is hailed for "applying research-validated practices to promote literacy" and as a model for other organizations and literacy initiatives.
A friendship gathering of Vietnamese and Lao youths took place in Hanoi on September 6, during which a cooperation pact for 2017-2022 was signed between the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Lao People's Revolutionary Youth Union.
The fifth Japan – Vietnam festival, themed “Joining hands together”, will take place in Ho Chi Minh City in early 2018, expecting to attract nearly 300,000 visitors.
Celebrity fashion designer Do Trinh Hoai Nam will present his latest compilation entitled – The Golden Lotus Ao Dai Collection – at the opening of the 26th season of Couture Fashion Week New York.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Laos hosted a banquet in Vientiane on September 4 to celebrate the 72nd National Day of Vietnam (September 2) and the 55th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties (September 5).