Viet Nam culture week to be held in Poland Posted: May 03,2006
Dong Ho folk paintings to be introduced at the event
A programme to introduce the Vietnamese culture in Poland with the theme "Viet Nam's Colours 1" will open in Warsaw, Poland, on May 1, said Le Thanh Binh, Chief Representative of the Vietnamese Association in Poland.
Hundreds of paintings and photos depicting Viet Nam's landscapes and daily life in different periods, fine art products of traditional craft villages of Dong Ho, Bat Trang and Phu Lang and brocade of ethnic minority peoples will be sent to Poland, he said.
The "Viet Nam's Colours 1" week, tol be organised in Warsaw and Krakow, will be the largest programme to introduce the Vietnamese culture in Poland by the Vietnamese Association in cooperation with the Polish Ministry of Culture and Information, the Committee for Overseas Vietnamese and the Vietnamese Embassy in Poland. Vietnamese nationals living in Poland will take part in the week.
In addition to the exhibition, music and singing performances, Vietnamese traditional costumes, and films shows will be held. Vietnamese food will be introduced to visitors by chefs of Vietnamese restaurants in Poland.
Binh said he hope that "Viet Nam's Colours 1" will be a success, paving the way for "Viet Nam's Colour 2" and "Viet Nam's Colour 3" which all aim to introduce the Vietnamese land and people to the Polish people.