The Venezuela Embassy in Vietnam in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Monday opened the Venezuelan Cultural Week in Vietnam at the National Library, 31 Trang Thi Street, Hanoi.
The event highlights folk music and dance shows by traditional Venezuelan troupes, thus giving Vietnamese audiences a look into the people and country of Venezuela. Followed by the opening ceremony were the inauguration of photo and fine arts exhibitions.
On show are 30 works by photographer Rafael Salvatore, which depict the Venezuelan people and their daily activities. Meanwhile, the fine arts exhibition demonstrates the dexterous hands of Venezuelan artisans. Those are products made of Moriche palm trees of Waraco aboriginal people, Larsense fabric or Balsa region’s wood.
The Venezuelan authorities also took this occasion to introduce to Vietnamese readers the book “La Cita de la Historia” (Rendezvous of History) published by the Monte Asvila Editorial Latinoamericana Publishing House. The book also mentions General Vo Nguyen Giap.