Thai Festival 2018 held

18/09/2018

VGP – The 10th Thai Festival has kicked off at Ly Thai To Monument area by Hoan Kiem Lake in Ha Noi.

The Thai embassy, Thai private companies and the Thai community in Viet Nam are jointly organising the festival.

The event has attracted 50 businesses based in the north-eastern region of Thailand, all companies and importers operating in Viet Nam and travel agents. They are presenting their products and look for chances to find partners.
The proceeds from the event will be donated to charity organizations in Viet Nam.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Charge d’affaires at the Thai Embassy in Viet Nam Wanthanee Viputwongsakul said that the two-day festival aims to not only enhance people-to-people exchanges but also introduce every aspect of Thailand to Vietnamese friends through diverse culture, delectable cuisine, and art performances.
Visitors to the festival had a chance to enjoy traditional dances, beautiful destinations, Thai street food and contemplate Muay Thai (Thai boxing).
In 2017, over VND500 million (US$21,800) was donated to the National Fund for Vietnamese Children and Ha Noi Association for Victims of Agent Orange.