Vietnam is highlight of international tourism and gastronomy fair in France

Friday, 2017-11-03 11:25:18
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Vietnam attends DIJON CONGREXPO as a guest of honour.
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NDO – Vietnam’s area is the highlight of the 87th International Tourism and Gastronomy Expo, which is taking place in Dijon city, France (DIJON CONGREXPO) from November 1-12.

Vietnam is attending the expo as a guest of honour to introduce the land, people, culture and gastronomy of the country to French and international friends.

Mayor of Dijon François Rebsamen said that Vietnam’s area will certainly be an attractive and interesting destination at this year’s fair for visitors who love the country.

Vietnamese enterprises are introducing agricultural products, handicrafts, garment and textile products, food, and tourist destinations at over 20 pavilions.

Notably, visitors are provided with information, as well as publications, on famous destinations, types of tourism, the typical products and travel projects in Vietnam at a booth chaired by the Vietnamese Cultural Centre in France.

In addition, 16 Vietnamese artists will give six performances of traditional art forms (around 15-20 minutes each) per day during the fair.

Vietnamese Ambassador to France Nguyen Ngoc Son emphasised that through events, such as the DIJON CONGREXPO, Vietnam can attract more French and international friends, as well as investors, in the time ahead.

DIJON CONGREXPO is one of the six largest international fairs in France and has been held annually since 1921. Each year, the event attracts around 200,000 visitors and 600 enterprises and units from 80 countries around the world.

Vietnamese artists give performances of traditional art forms at the event.

French visitors are introduced to Vietnamese products.