Vietnamese people in Russia celebrate New Year

The Vietnamese Embassy in Russia and the Vietnamese Community in the country on December 14 held a cultural event to celebrate the upcoming New Year.

The event was attended by Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Nguyen Thanh Son and his spouse, along with staff members of the embassy and overseas Vietnamese in the country. It featured musical performances and plays by artists from the Youth Theatre of Vietnam.

Vice head of the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Le Ngoc Dinh said Vietnam-Russia relations have developed but still hold great potential, especially in cultural exchanges.

A similar event is scheduled be held at the Moscow State Pedagogical University on December 16 for Vietnamese students in Russia.