Vietnam’s traditional culture, cuisine and handicrafts were introduced to an international audience at the Asian Culture and Culinary Festival in Kiev, Ukraine on October 18.
Vietnamese coffee, tea, confectionery, fine arts and others are on display for the first time at the traditional Ukrainian trade fair taking place in Veliki Sorochinsy, Ukraine’s central province of Poltava from August 18-2.
Most Vietnamese living in Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk have moved to safer areas to avoid spreading fighting.
Hundreds of Vietnamese in Ukraine on May 12 held a mass rally in front of the Chinese embassy in Kiev, holding aloft banners asking China to pull its illegally-placed oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 and escort ships out of Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone without delay.
A conference for the Vietnamese community in Ukraine was held in Odessa city on May 6.
The Vietnamese community in Odessa, Ukraine held a meeting on May 6 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory.
In Ha Noi, on August 23, Colonel Hong Thanh Quang, Vice Editor in Chief of the People’s Public Security Newspaper, presented 4,200 USD on behalf of the Overseas Vietnamese community in Odessa city (Ukraine) for the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA).