Vietnamese festivals on show at French photo exhibit

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A photo exhibition featuring Vietnam’s traditional cultural festivals will be held from May 26 to June 13 at the Vietnam Cultural Center in France, reported newswire To quoc of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism this week.

A photo exhibition featuring Vietnam’s traditional cultural festivals will be held from May 26 to June 13 at the Vietnam Cultural Center in France, reported newswire To quoc of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism this week.

The show, to be co-held by the Ministry and others, will portray major, outstanding festivals and rites held throughout Vietnam, including the Giong, Huong Pagoda, Hung Kings Temple festivals in the north, as well as gong festivals in the central highlands, and the wedding ceremonies of Khmer ethnic groups in the south.

The photos were selected from submissions to photo contests both in Vietnam and abroad.

The event aims to provide an overall view of the country’s traditional, folk culture to French people and the world as a way to promote tourism in Vietnam.

After the exhibition, the photo collections will be given to the center to continue promoting Vietnamese culture and tourism in European countries.

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