Vietnamese expats in Czech Republic joins multicultural festival

Vietnamese expatriates have joined 33 other foreign communities in the Czech Republic’s Ustecky province at the biggest local annual multicultural exchange festival.

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Vietnamese expats perform a dance of Vietnam's traditional conical hats at the event

Taking place on September 7 (local time), the event featured art performances and traditional cuisines from participating expat communities, including Vietnam, Ukraine, Russia, Cuba, Nepal, China, and Hungary.

Jan Kubicek, head of the organization board of the festival, said it aims to enhance mutual understanding and solidarity among all communities living in the Czech Republic in general and in Ustecky in particular.

He also praised integration efforts made by the Vietnamese expatriates, which have been reflected through their active participation in the event over the years.

Chairman of the Vietnamese Association in Ustecky Trinh Van Minh noted Vietnamese people living in the locality have joined the festival since 2010 to promote the culture of their home country and their integration progress in the host nation.

VNA