Vietnam is the pillar of the Francophone (French-speaking) community in Asia, according to Senator Catherine Deroche, head of the France-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group of the Senate of France.
Vietnamese folk music, handicrafts and traditional Ao dai (long dress) have been introduced in the Francophone Festival that took place in Yèbles commune, Seine et Marne province of France on March 23-24.
A ceremony took place at the Ly Thai To Statue Square in downtown Hanoi on March 15 evening to celebrate the 2019 International Francophone Day (March 20).
The 22nd Francophone festival of the Mekong Delta is underway in Can Tho city to tighten the relations between Vietnam and France and promote the bilateral cultural exchange.
A team from the Foreign Trade University in Hanoi won the first prize at the “Start-up Francophone 2018” competition for Asian – Pacific students at its finale in Hanoi on September 28.
The first forum on doing business in the Francophone community in the Asia Pacific began in Hanoi on September 20, discussing ways to assist startups in the region.
Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Van Khoa on March 17 welcomed Adama Ouane, Director of the International Francophone Organisation (OIF), who is on a working visit to Vietnam and attends Francophone Day activities in the southern city.
A variety of activities, including art events, concerts, film screenings and a writing contest will be held nationwide to celebrate International Francophone Day 2018 in Vietnam.
Young people from Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand are invited to take part in the “Start-up Francophone 2018” competition, which is open from March to September.
Vietnamese film lovers will have the chance to enjoy cinema works by the Francophone community at a film festival to be held in Vietnam from March 17 to April 1.
VOV.VN - The Francophone Song Contest 2017 successfully concluded in Hanoi on November 15 after five months of competition, marking the end of an unforgettable journey for participants.
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) carried out final discussions of its 35th session in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 22-23, adopting 36 resolutions and a presidential statement, including a draft resolution on climate change and human rights co-created by Vietnam.
VOV.VN - At the age of 76, People’s Artist Chu Thuy Quynh still has a passion for dancing, and still inspires young dancers. Quynh received the Ho Chi Minh Award of Literature and Art for her contribution to Vietnamese dance.
Representatives from 52 French-teaching universities in Vietnam attended the Regional Conference of Rectors of the Francophone University Agency in the Asia-Pacific region (AUF) (CONFRASIE) in Bangkok, Thailand, on April 4.
Chairman of the Group of Young National Assembly Deputies Le Quoc Phong has expressed his wish to continue exchange and experience sharing with the Parliamentary Assembly of the Francophone (APF) to raise mutual understanding.
A meeting of the Committee on Parliamentary Affairs of the Francophone Parliamentary Assembly (APF) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on March 24, bringing together over 50 delegates from 20 APF’s sub-committees.
President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse arrived in Hanoi on November 28, concluding a two-week trip abroad to attend the 24th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum in Peru and the 16th Francophone Summit in Madagascar.
Vietnam is introducing the country’s development, landscape and people at the Francophone Village in Antananarivo, Madagascar, which is a sideline activity of the 16th Francophone Summit.
President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse will pay a State-level visit to Italy from November 21-24 at the invitation of his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella.
The Ministerial Conference on Peacekeeping in the Francophone Area in France took place in Paris, France from 26-27, focusing on ways to improve peacekeeping campaigns in French-speaking countries.