A performance at the 2015 camp for Vietnamese youths and students in Europe
The UEVF said at a press briefing on August 8 that the associations of
Vietnamese students from Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, the
Netherlands, Poland, and France have affirmed their participation in
this year’s festival, which is named LUMOS.
Addressing the event, Ambassador to France Nguyen Ngoc Son appreciated
the objective of the festival, which, as he described, is a useful and
interesting playground for Vietnamese youths studying and working in
The festival also offers an opportunity for the young Vietnamese people
abroad to promote the land, people and culture of Vietnam to French and
international friends while instilling patriotism into them, he said.
Regarding the venue of the festival, Choise-le-Roi city, the ambassador
said that the city hosted the Vietnamese who engaged in negotiations of
the Paris Agreement from March 15, 1968 to January 27, 1973.
The city has set up the pair relationship with Hanoi’s Dong Da district, he added.
UEVF Vice President Nguyen Minh Duc said with the slogan “Shine as you
are,” the festival aims to encourage creativeness among the youths.
Apart from artistic and music programmes, the festival will feature a workshop in the East Sea.