Art festival to celebrate 55th founding anniversary of ASEAN

VOV.VN - An art festival was held recently in Ho Chi Minh City to markthe 55th founding anniversary of ASEAN, with the regional bloc being formed on August 8, 1967.

The event witnessed the participation of 11 teams from the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association, the Vietnam-ASEAN Friendship Association in Ho Chi Minh City, as well as Nguyen Tat Thanh and Law Universities.

Participating teams joined in a fashion show to introduce each ASEAN member states’ traditional costumes.

They also performed various songs and dances in praise of the unique culture and the beautiful landscapes of each country.

As part of this occasion, the organisers granted scholarships to seven Lao and Cambodian students, as well as 24 scholarships for poor ethnic students, costing a total of VND93 million.