Vietnam – Laos culture, sport and tourism festival concludes

A culture, sport and tourism festival between border localities of Vietnam and Laos concluded Friday in Son La.

The event was a special activity to mark the 55th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Laos and 40 years since the signing of the Vietnam-Laos Treaty of Amity and Cooperation. Vice Chairman of the Son La provincial People’s Committee Pham Van Thuy said: “The successful festival honors the cultural beauty of ethnic groups and contributes to promoting the time-honored friendship and solidarity between Vietnam and Laos.”

The three-day event included an inauguration of a memorial site of Vietnam-Laos revolution, shows of ethnic costumes, demonstrations of local festivals, sports competitions, and cuisine promoting activities.

Source: VOV5

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