Việt Nam is among the honoured guests at the French city of Strasbourg’s 2013 European Fair, scheduled to take place from September 6–16.
This year’s fair is expecting 1,200 exhibitors and 200,000 visitors.
It will offer an ideal forum for businesses to explore partnership opportunities and meet with customers.
Vietnamese representatives will showcase the handicrafts of 13 local businesses and introduce the beauty of their land and compatriots to international friends.
French Prime Minister Jean Marc Ayrautl has plansto visit Việt Nam’s 400sq.m pavilion during the fair’s September 6 opening ceremony.
France’s Việt Nam Culture Centre Director Lê Hồng Chương said a Vietnamese art troupe’s music and dance performance, employing traditional instruments and folk songs, is destined to earn the admiration of attending crowds.
A brief description of Việt Nam has been posted on the fair’s official website:
presenting natural wonders like Hạ Long Bay, historical and cultural heritage sites like the Temple of Literature, and a selection of traditional Vietnamese cuisine.