Spanish capital hosts ASEAN Family Day

VOV.VN - Embassies of five ASEAN member states in Madrid, Spain joined together  to participate in celebrations for ASEAN Family Day on October 13 which brought approximately 150 embassy staff, family members and ASEAN community representatives together.

The festive day is an annual occasion which aims to strengthen solidarity among member states of the ASEAN Committee in Madrid (ACM) while providing an excellent opportunity for them to share the delicious cuisine of each country.

Vietnamese embassy staff introduced a variety of dishes to visitors, including Nem, spring rolls, along with traditional confectionery such as Keo Lac, peanut candy, Banh Dau Xanh, green bean cake, and Banh Dua Nuong, coconut cake.

In addition to being able to sample an array of dishes, guests also had the chance to take part in various team games throughout the day.

A host of activities such as a singing contest and a quiz testing knowledge about the ASEAN Community, its culture and cuisine were also held to highlight the ACM's diplomatic role in building a strong ASEAN community.

Founded in 1967,  the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a group of 10-member countries, namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.