Expo 2020 Dubai: Vietnam celebrates National Day with a song recognized by Unesco – News


Al Wasl Plaza transformed into a vibrant cultural scene for the occasion

Photo: Expo 2020 Dubai

By Wam

Posted: Thu. Dec. 30 2021, 21:33

Last update: Thu. Dec. 30 2021, 21:35

Vietnam celebrated National Expo 2020 Day in Dubai on Thursday with a cultural performance of the country’s performing arts, including a performance of the song recognized by Unesco. Quan ho son at Bac Ninh to Al Wasl at the official ceremony.

Ta Quang Dong, Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, was welcomed by Sultan Mohammed Al Shamsi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for International Development.

Ta Quang Dong said, “Expo 2020 becomes even more special as the whole world is going through a difficult and difficult time unprecedented in history due to the profound and multidimensional impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

“This is one of the first events where 192 participating countries come together and meet again in person to showcase their achievements, latest breakthroughs, connect and work together for the future. The theme of Expo 2020 Dubai reflects the reality of today’s world where no country can solve the challenges we face, but requires the solidarity of all countries of the world. “

He added that Vietnam’s goal is to promote the power of cultural values ​​and showcase the creativity of the Vietnamese people, “as well as joining international friends to meet the challenges facing humanity.”

Sultan Mohammed Al Shamsi said, “As one of the fastest growing economies and the third largest market in Southeast Asia, Vietnam’s presence at the Expo highlights its history. growth and development. Vietnam joined other agents of change at Expo 2020 Dubai to explore the key to creating a better future for all and to promote its “Vision 2035: Towards Prosperity, Creativity, Fairness and Democracy”.

“The decades-old relationship between the UAE and Vietnam is built on solid foundations and has resulted in diverse cooperation spanning political, economic and cultural spheres. Through Vietnam’s presence at Expo 2020 Dubai and beyond, we sincerely wish to strengthen our cooperation and explore new areas for further engagement between our two nations. “


Al Wasl Plaza was transformed into a vibrant cultural stage for the grand fashion show “The Eternal Flow”, which brought together more than 150 people presenting traditional dance performances and exciting circus acts. Three Vietnamese and international fashion designers will demonstrate the beauty of traditional brocade with unique collections.

The day’s celebrations will also include an immersive Vietnamese cultural experience, including a bespoke “The Legend of Lake Long Quan & Au Co” screening shown on Al Wasl Plaza, telling the story of a couple of dragons and fairies, whose children had become the ancestors of Vietnamese people.

First Vietnamese Film Week in the Middle East kicked off at Terra – The Sustainability Pavilion, opened with the film Dad i’m sorry. Running through January 5, the week features screenings of seven internationally awarded Vietnamese films at Expo 2020 venues, exploring Vietnam’s rapid economic development, cultural identity and deeply rooted values.


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