ASEAN village opens in Ho Chi Minh City

(VOVWORLD) - Ho Chi Minh City began an ASEAN village event, the first of its kind, on Thursday to mark ASEAN’s 50 years of operation and Vietnam’s 22 years of membership. 
ASEAN village opens in Ho Chi Minh City - ảnh 1 Vice Chairman of the HCM City People's Committee Le Thanh Liem  spoke to Malaysian artisans in ASEAN village in Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: Thanh Vu/ VNA) 

The four-day event introduces the lands, peoples, and traditional cultures of the ten ASEAN members. Visitors will enjoy folk games, hands-on craft activities, a food festival, a tourism fair and a trade fair. Artisan Tue Nghiem took part in the event: “Everyone is so excited. We are happy to join other artisans to introduce the cultures of Vietnam and other ASEAN countries to domestic and foreign visitors”.

The ASEAN village is expected to attract about 500,000 visitors.