The 1st Vietnam – Japan Cultural Exchange held in Tra Vinh University


(TVU) – November 17th, the Vietnam – Japan Cultural Exchange was organized at Tra Vinh University, attracting more than 200 delegates and over 2000 students and special guests.

Ms. Phan Thi Thanh Binh, Chairwoman of Vietnam – Japan Friendship Association starts the opening ceremony

Mr. Nguyen Trung Hoang, Vice- Chairman of Tra Vinh Provincial People’s Committee said: “The 1st Vietnam – Japan Cultural Exchange is an expectation of Tra Vinh people toward a friendly cooperative relationship between Vietnam and Japan in Tra Vinh”

Mr. Takeuchi Saburo, Director of Takeuchi Company, Japan

“We love the people and the land of Tra Vinh where has great potential of tourism and economic development. This is a great opportunity for Tra Vinh people and Japanese companies to get mutual understanding”, said Mr. Takeuchi Saburo.

Mr. Kiminori Yoshizawa, Director of Southeast Asian Food Adpaseo said “I really like this cultural exchange. This is my third time in Tra Vinh and thanks to this event, I have learned more about Vietnamese costumes, foods, music and other traditional festivals. I think Vietnamese food is very special and tasty, especially “Bun nuoc leo”. Actually, I have a Vietnamese restaurant in Japan and I think I need to add “Bun nuoc leo” to our menu.”

“The Vietnam – Japan Cultural Exchange is really special and it helps us to widen our knowledge about the interesting cultures of the two countries”, said one of participators.

Aside from offering a wide range of special cultural activities, this program provided participators the labor demands of Japanese firms.

By: Bao Anh – ICO