Vietnam, Germany boost cultural exchange

(VOVWORLD) - More than 400 archaeological treasures from Vietnam on display at 3 exhibitions in Germany and a concert blending Vietnamese folk music and German romantic verses exemplify the cultural exchange between Vietnam and Germany in recent years.
 Vietnam, Germany boost cultural exchange - ảnh 1 Vietnam’s artifacts introduced in Germany. (Photo: toquoc.vn)

The 400 artifacts are showcased at the Reiss Engelhorn Museum in Mannheim, Germany. This is the third and final destination of the exhibition part of activities to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Vietnam-Germany strategic partnership.

Vietnamese and German archeologists spent 9 years putting together the exhibition, according to Doctor Nguyen Van Cuong, Director of the Vietnam National Museum of History.  

 Vietnam, Germany boost cultural exchange - ảnh 2 The exibition has attracted a large number of German visitors. (Photo: toquoc.vn)

He said: “Germany has helped Vietnam analyze artifacts, identify their chemical and physical makeup, and preserve these archaeological treasures. It also helped to restore endangered thousand-year-old artifacts.”

Early this month, artists of the Dong Kinh Co Nhac troupe performed a concert at the Geothe Institute Hanoi blending Vietnamese folk music and German romantic verses.

Wilfried Eckstein, Director of the Goethe Institute in Vietnam, told VOV: “For 20 years, the Goethe Institute has been organizing cultural events. We have introduced German dance art in Vietnam and Vietnamese dance art in Germany.”

 Vietnam, Germany boost cultural exchange - ảnh 3 Archaeological treasures from Vietnam are on display in Germany. (Photo: toquoc.vn)

Cultural cooperation between Vietnam and Germany has included translation, introduction of literature, theater, and films. 

 

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