An activity at the festival (Photo: VNA)
Paris (VNA) –
The 2nd Vietnam Festival
will take place from July 16-18 at the Paradiski resort, a world-famous ski
destination in La Plagne Tarentaise town of France’s Southeastern Savoie
Mayor of La Plagne Tarentaise Jean-Luc Boch expressed
his joy as his town is to host such a Vietnamese cultural festival for the
This location is not only dedicated to skiing but also welcomes many tourists
who are interested in resort tourism in summer, he said.
Silvère Say, an official of the town administration, said the function is part
of a plan to develop cultural activities for the famous resort, expressing his
hope that the festival will be a highlight and a magnet to tourists.
According to Philippe Thais, festival director of the festival’s organiser – the
Asia New Generation Vietnam (ANGV) association, an advertisement campaign for
the event, has been promoted on Internet platforms and in social networks such
Instagram and Facebook for a year.
The event will offer a chance for visitors to experience activities imbued with
Vietnamese national identity and culture such as lion dance, Ao dai (long
dress) performance, water puppet show, traditional martial arts demonstration and
musical instrument performance, and handicrafts exhibition.
Both said local authorities are willing to further tighten the partnership with
Vietnam, so that culture cooperation events between the two sides can take
place every year.
The ANGV association hosted the first Vietnam Festival in July 2019 in Lyon