2022 Lunar New Year celebration held in Washington DC

(VOVWORLD) - The Vietnamese Embassy in Washington DC on Saturday organized an online program called "Spring of the Homeland" to welcome the lunar New Year of Tiger in 2022 with the participation of around 150 guests including overseas Vietnamese and friends of Vietnam in the US and worldwide.

2022 Lunar New Year celebration held in Washington DC - ảnh 1The online event takes place on January 22, 2022. Photo: baoquocte.vn

In his address, Ambassador Ha Kim Ngoc highlighted milestones of the Vietnam-US relations, the strong development of the Vietnamese community in the US despite difficulties and challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. He also expressed his hope that the Lunar New Year of 2022 will be a year full of luck, success, and strong recovery and growth for Vietnam and the Vietnam - US relations.

The new US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Knapper expressed his pleasure and honor to return to work in Vietnam as the Ambassador. He pledged to do his best for future development of the bilateral relations, contributing to peace, security and prosperity of the region and the world.